On a recent Sunday at the Plaza Branch, two dozen citizens gathered to plan their ideal Kansas City park. Sports fields, petting zoos, ice cream stands, rock-climbing walls, trails – no idea was too big or too small.
Recommended titles  from our children’s librarians.
Like a younger (and bigger) brother to Lego, Duplo  has stacked its way into kids’ playrooms for decades. At twice the size of their Lego counterparts, Duplo blocks are safe toys for getting pre-schoolers’ imaginations fired up.
The Kansas City Public Library wants to partner with you on your reading adventures this summer! Starting June 1, for every three hours you read, you can win a prize. Read for 12 hours to complete the program and earn a book plus other prizes. There will also be drawings for additional prizes, so make sure and get your name in for a chance to win!
The Kansas City Public Library is full of stories – narratives that walk, talk, laugh, and sometimes even fly. At least they do in the hands of a talented storyteller like our Central Youth Services Supervisor, Jamie Mayo. We recently made a video of Mayo regaling a group of visiting kids at the Central Library.