The Sum of Us book discussions

Community Conversations: The Sum of Us
The Library and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation present a series of online community conversations revolving around the book The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. Author Heather McGhee is featured in an Oct. 19 online presentation.

Free COVID-19 Vaccine at Select Library Locations
As the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to spread throughout the area, the Library is partnering with KC CARE Health Center to offer FREE COVID-19 vaccine sessions at select Library locations on scheduled days and times - no appointment necessary. Get details on how to get vaccinated.
Kanopy Video

Stream Movies Any Time with Kanopy
Instantly watch hundreds of movies on your computer or mobile device with Kanopy. Browse the extensive collection of independent, international, documentary, and early films from providers like Criterion, PBS and Kino Lorber.
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Enjoy Storytime Anytime with Dial-A-Story

Folktales, fairy tales, and children's literature are just a phone call away with the Library’s Dial-A-Story service. Listen to tales read aloud by our storytelling squad by dialing 816.701.3456 or listen online.

The Library's Digital Branch offers a large and growing collection of digital materials such as eBooks, digital audiobooks, databases, or streaming music and movies that you can enjoy on your computer or mobile device.

Read, Listen, Download, Stream, and More
The Library's Digital Branch offers digital materials you can enjoy from anywhere using  your computer or mobile device. Borrow eBooks, comics, and digital audiobooks; try online learning and career-development tools; read digital newspapers and magazines; and stream or download TV, movies, and music.
KC Library Catalog

Explore Our Catalog
Find and place holds on books, DVDs, CDs, and more! You can also use the Library's catalog to discover reading lists and staff picks,  and rate and review the things you read, watch, or listen to. Start browsing now!