North-East Branch

North-East branch

The North-East Branch is located in the historic Northeast area - about 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City. In addition to items in English the North-East Library features a wide variety of materials in Spanish: books, magazines, fotonovelas, CDs, and DVDs. There is also a variety of books, newspapers in other languages to support the community.

North-East serves as a community center for the area as well as a meeting place for various community organizations and neighborhood associations.

Featured Activity at This Branch

Tuesday, September 26 is National Voter Registration Day, and Kansas City Public Library is here to help you celebrate!
Date of Event: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 9:00 am

At this branch

  • Computers: 16 for adults, 4 for kids, 3 "express" (15-minute limit), & 7 laptops
  • Wireless: All branches have wireless Internet access.
  • Study Rooms:
    2 rooms — accommodate 1 – 2 people
    (2 hour limit; available on a first-come, first-served basis)
  • Meeting Rooms: 2 rooms
  • Village Post Office
English Class

Learn basic vocabulary, grammar, and usage. Gain confidence in using English in your daily life.

English Class

Learn basic vocabulary, grammar, and usage. Gain confidence in using English in your daily life.

English Class

Learn basic vocabulary, grammar, and usage. Gain confidence in using English in your daily life.

English Class

Learn basic vocabulary, grammar, and usage. Gain confidence in using English in your daily life.

Jumpstart Your "G" Tree

Jumpstart your "G" Tree-Genealogy Speaking! will be a workshop to help direct beginners and people who have a general idea of what they want to search for regarding their family tree. There will be a few laptops available as well as handouts to track and organize research. If you want to bring your own laptop, that will be fine.

Mindfulness in the City

Managing Stress and Mastering Relaxation. Hosted by UMKC's Community Counseling & Assessment Services.

North East Classic Chair Fitness

No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

North East Classic Chair Fitness

No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

Story Time

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

Story Time

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

Village Post Office

Limited postal services are available:

  • Purchase Forever Stamps
  • Obtain Priority Mail Flat Rate envelopes and boxes
  • Mail pre-stamped envelopes or packages
  • Enjoy extended P.O. Box hours

Branch History

The North-East Branch opened in 1914 in Northeast High School with 6,000 books. In 1986 the Northeast, East, and Blue Valley branches were combined into the North-East branch. The library building at 6000 Wilson Road opened in 1989 and now contains approximately 65,000 items.