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
Citizenship Prep Class

Are you preparing for citizenship or know someone who is? The Library is offering another session of citizenship preparation classes at North-East Library (6000 Wilson Road) on Saturdays, July 29 - September 30, in Room B.
Classes include interview practices, too!
For more information or to enroll, call 816-701-3546 or email ritaedmonds@kclibrary.org.

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.

English Class

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

Getting Back to Better With Diabetes

Open to all adults and free of charge. This workshop would benefit you if you have been diagnosed with diabetes, are living with someone with diabetes, or taking care of someone with diabetes.

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.

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.

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.