All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

Help preserve our community’s heritage by volunteering your time or donating materials. We welcome donations of materials that fall within the parameters of our Collection Development policy, such as area photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, letters, postcards, yearbooks, family histories, and regional ephemera.

Gifts to Missouri Valley Special Collections can be made in many ways. For more information, call the Kansas City Public Library Foundation at 816.701.3518. Gifts and donations to the Library are tax deductible.