Building a Community of Readers

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

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Booketology Returns!

Stranger in a Strange Land

Our Spring Tournament of Books has returned for the third year! It's book vs. book and you decide the winner. Check out the results of our first round, and vote in the "Sweet 16" of Booketology.

Building A Community Of Readers

Building a Community of Readers with Books to Go

Books to Go

Most library patrons must make a trip to the library to take advantage of its many services. But for more than 6,500 Kansas City children at more than 351 sites, the Books to Go program brings the library to them.

Building A Community Of Readers

Print is for posterity: Teens create their own literary magazine

Who says print is dead? Sure, our digital age has made it easy to type down our thoughts, push a button and “publish” them online… but that’s not as tangible, satisfying, and permanent as seeing your words actually printed in ink on paper.