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

Find Local Letters in the Alphabet KC Scavenger Hunt & Photo Contest!

Alphabet City by Stephen T. Johnson

Have you ever spotted letters in unlikely places? Perhaps it’s a crack in the sidewalk shaped like an “R,” or a bridge railing that looks like an “N.” Stephen T. Johnson’s Caldecott Honor book Alphabet City is full of images of ABC’s spotted in city scenes.

Pin Your Perfect Library for National Library Week: 5 of the Best Ideas So Far

Pinterest

We’re only a couple of days into our Pin Your Perfect Library Pinterest contest for National Library Week, and the collective inspiration level is higher than a 12-foot cabinet of vertical files.

Pin Your Perfect Library Pinterest Contest

Pinterest Logo

What would you put in your perfect library? April 8 – 14, 2012, is National Library Week, and to celebrate, the Kansas City Public Library is holding a Pin Your Perfect Library Pinterest Contest.

Booketology 2012 Final Score: Bird Is the Word

Booketology prize pack

It was an epic bracket. Booketology, the Library's March tournament of titles, began with 64 books representing eight genres. Over the past two weeks hundreds of voters narrowed the field down to just two: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and To Kill a Mockingird.

The 2012 Booketology Championship Is On!

To Kill a Mockingbird

Tonight, April 2, 2012, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the two “most winningest” teams in the NCAA – the University of Kansas Jayhawks and the University of Kentucky, um … what’s their mascot again?