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.

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
Build a Better World at your Library!

Build! Create! Play! Enjoy a new activity each week! For families

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.

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.

HH Happy Hour/Line Dancing

Get your heart pumping with line dancing instruction and fun led by the Stepp-Tacular Steppers!

Kids' Café

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

Kids' Café

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

Kids' Café

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

Kids' Café

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

Learn Computer Basics

New to Computers? In this class, you will learn:
What is a computer and why should I use one?
How to use the mouse
How to use the keyboard
Basic vocabulary (desktop, files, folders, scroll, etc.)
How to navigate the desktop
Create and save a file and folder

See staff or call (816) 701-3485 to register.

Tech Access computers made possible by finding from Missouri State Library.

North East Book Club

Come to the North East Book Group each month to share your passion for books and join in on riveting book discussions.

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.

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.