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

Help Us Get Google Fiber: Free Pre-registration Drive August 25

Google Fiber

Google Fiber is coming to Kansas City. But will it come to all of KC – or just to the neighborhoods where people are already enthusiastic about having fiber-optic power in their homes and local schools and libraries?

Coming Soon: A Digital Learning Lab for KC Teens

Andrea Ellis

Equipped with a planning grant from the MacArthur Foundation, the Kansas City Public Library and Science City are plotting a digital media "learning lab" for teens in Union Station. Check out our progress!

5 Reasons to Help the Library Get Google Fiber

Google Fiber

The Kansas City Public Library could become one of the first public libraries in the nation to provide customers a free connection to Google’s cutting-edge high-speed fiber optic network. But we need your help to get it.

Know Your Librarians: Ritchie Momon, Plaza Branch Director

Ritchie Momon

When Ritchie Momon thinks of his history at the Kansas City Public Library, the image that stands out is of an open door.

Library Helps Teens Explore Medical Careers

Medical Explorers

Libraries don’t just open up books for young readers. We also open doors on potential futures, new friends, and better ways of living. (And sometimes we even have fun doing it, too.)