Be a part of our Library family!
We offer great books, activities,
and more for kids of all ages.

Vote for Books!

Which characters do you think would make the best president & vice-president?

Cast your vote by November 8 and let us know »

2016 Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award

Voting for the 2016 Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award is now open.

Cast your vote by December 31 »


Call the Library’s Dial-A-Story phone line each week to hear a new story read aloud by our storytelling squad.

Dial 816.701.3456
Listen online >

Family Activities

The Library offers family-friendly fun for all ages! Find an entertaining kids’ activity at your nearest Library location.

Upcoming family activities >

Homework Help

Students can get live homework help every day from 2 -11 p.m., or access a variety of educational databases and digital resources using a library card.

Live homework help >
Explore digital homework resources >

Services for Educators

The Kansas City Public Library provides many resources and services to incorporate in your classroom.

Services for classes >
Services at the Library >
Special service options for educators >
Books to Go >

Staff Suggestions - coming soon