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Send Us Your Reading Pics for Family Read Aloud Month!

Stock family for FRAM

Do you like to read aloud to your kids? Now’s the time to prove it! This November for Family Read Aloud Month, we’re teaming up with Mayor Sly James’ Turn the Page KC initiative to show the world, in pictures, that Kansas City is a reading town.

Win Gift Cards to Local Restaurants During #FoodforFines Week

Food for Fines iPhone

It’s like magic. Patrons around the metro will be filling Harvesters’ pantry with food, and their Library late fees will be dropping like autumn leaves. Yep, it’s Food for Fines time at the Kansas City Public Library!

KC Library Exclusive: Frank White Autographed Book & Ball Giveaway

Frank White book ball

Kansas City Royals Hall of Famer Frank White launches his new memoir with a public event on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at the Kansas City Public Library Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

How the KC Library Got Google Fiber

Plaza computers

For a library, sending people to Google may sound, well, a bit self-defeating. But when we learned that Google would be launching its brand-new, ultra-high-speed network in Kansas City, we began preparing for a Google Fiber future.

What Movies Matter to You?

Movies That Matter film series

In the new free film series Movies That Matter, the Library’s film czar, Robert W. Butler, has programmed 20 films he deems essential to film literacy. They range from Citizen Kane to Snow White.