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Tax Help at the Library

Get free tax preparation and assistance from AARP and VITA at multiple Kansas City Public Library locations, starting on February 2, 2015.

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman

The Guns of August

Unlike previous wars, World War I was an unraveling of the social contract and the expectations of civilized behavior, an erosion of the ideas of what combatants may do in war.

Book Reviews

Our Favorites from 2014

As the year comes to a close, our librarians wanted to share their favorite books, movies, television series, and music that either came out in the past year, or that we discovered in 2014!

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eCard Now Available

It's easier than ever to access our digital materials. Sign up for an eCard online and get immediate access to eBooks, streaming movies, music, and more!

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Community Leaders Marilou Joyner, Kathryn Mallinson Join the Library Board

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.