Twenty-five Kansas City households with school-age children will get free wireless Internet access at home as part of a pilot program allowing them to "check out" the service from the Library.
Today, many Kansas Citians know the significance of the old stockyards but could they describe its day-to-day operations? What exactly transpired at the stockyards besides a lot of manure?
The Kansas City Public Library has received a $100,000 grant to help launch a new, two-year program aimed at improving financial literacy.
Sitting at the confluence of two rivers near the edge of the western frontier, the area we know today as Kansas City seemed destined to become a major transportation hub between the East and West.
We have been selected as a location for the Folger Shakespeare Library’s national tour in 2016. Few copies exist of Shakespeare's First Folio, and we are excited to have the opportunity to exhibit one at the Library!
The Kansas City Public Library's board of trustees has returned to its full, nine-member complement with the recent appointment of two local business leaders, Marilou Joyner and Kathryn Mallinson.
Think of it as an early holiday present. We are making our DVD collection more accessible by removing the $1 fee for feature films and limiting all DVD checkouts to one week with no renewals.
In the late 19th century, livestock and meatpacking industries had spurred Kansas City’s growth into an industrial giant. Almost 200,000 miles of railroad tracks covered the United States, and the refrigerator car had been nearly perfected.
Each day in the month of October, our librarians have selected a book or movie from our collection to share on social media. Some are famous, some obscure, but every one of these titles is full of thrills and chills — perfect for Halloween!