About the Library
All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and remain closed all day on Thursday, November 26, for Thanksgiving.
The Kansas City Public Library is a doorway to knowledge for all people in our community
The Kansas City Public Library system consists of a central library, nine branches, and an outreach services program serving a constituency of over 250,000 in Kansas City, Missouri. In addition to providing library services to residents, the Library also serves as a resource for the 1.7 million metropolitan residents of greater Kansas City.
Find information about the Library's 10 locations.
See job and internship openings and apply for a job. Learn about employee benefits.
Learn about the meeting and event spaces available for rent.
Press releases, project information, requests for proposals, and board announcements.
Monthly usage statistics from the Kansas City Public Library.
Budgets, financial reports, collection plan, strategic plan, policies, and by-laws.
Learn about the Library's history and how it was started.
Find contact information for the Library administration.
Learn about the nine-member board of trustees that governs the Library.