Kids

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

Family Activities

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

Upcoming family activities >

Youth Summer Reading

MAY 25–JULY 31, 2018
Step into our wild rumpus at the Kansas City Public Library this summer and catch the beat of reading, activities, and events. Our 2018 Youth Summer Reading is a music-infused theme: Rock & Read.

Learn more & register >

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 and the Library welcomes your input regarding recommended reading for students.

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

Share your recommended student reading with the Library >

Recommended Reading

Find great reads for your kids with curated age-appropriate lists, award winners, and reviews.

Award winning books for children >

Tumble Book Library > (Library card required)

Dial-A-Story

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 or listen online >