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All Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

Library Life

New Library Cards Now Available

Adult Library Card

The age-old question What’s in your wallet? just got a smarter answer. Starting today, newly redesigned Library cards are available to all Kansas City Public Library customers, new and returning.

Book Reviews

Comfort Food Fix: Feel-Good Favorites Made Healthy

Comfort Food Fix book cover

The holidays are over, and you’ve just made a serious New Year’s resolution to eat healthier. You don’t really want to sacrifice flavor or give up all of your high-calorie favorites, so what’s the answer? Comfort Food Fix: Feel-Good Favorites Made Healthy by Ellie Krieger.

Book Reviews

New in the Stacks: Week of January 9, 2012

New Books Section at Central

Wondering what’s new at your Library? Each week on KC Unbound, we’ll round up a few of the more interesting titles that have arrived on our shelves in the New Books section here at Central.

Book Reviews

2011: A Year in Reading - Bloggers' Picks

Night Circus Erin Morgenstern

As we ring in a new year of adventures in reading, Kansas City Public Library staff members look back on their favorite books from the past year – not all of which were published in the past year.

Featured Authors

Interview: Whistle-blower Wendell Potter On Why Our Health Care System Is Sick

Wendell Potter portrait

Wendell Potter has good news and bad news. The bad news, according to him, is that health care in America is sick. Life expectancy and infant mortality rates here are lower than in some Third World countries. People die because they can’t get insurance – upwards of 45,000 a year.

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