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
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.

Computer Class - Computer Basics

Learn more about getting around on your computer in this class, which offers insights into hardware and software components.

Computer Class - Email Basics

Sign up for a free e-mail account and follow along with this tutorial that teaches the ins and outs of sending and receiving email, as well as how to organize your messages.

Computer Class - Internet Basics

Learn what the Internet and your Internet browser can do for you!

Computer Class - Microsoft Word Basics

This class on the fundamentals of Microsoft Word focuses on templates as well as the various menu options.

English for Citizenship

Are you eligible to become a US citizen? In this FREE course, you will improve your English speaking, reading, listening, and pronunciation skills. Practice and prepare for the USCIS naturalization test and interview

Beginning English skills preferred.

Please bring a notebook/notepad and a pen with you.

Contact Julie Robinson at 816.701.3587 to register.

Meets in Room B, weekly.

ESL Class

In class you will learn basic English skills: reading, writing, and conversation. No fee or books required.

ESL Class

In class you will learn basic English skills: reading, writing, and conversation. No fee or books required.

ESL Class

In class you will learn basic English skills: reading, writing, and conversation. No fee or books required.

inglés para hispanohablantes

Esta es una clase gratuita de inglés básico para hispanohablantes que consiste en el aprendizaje de la conversación, gramática, lectura, y escritura por actividades, ejercicios y juegos.

Learn About Your Body and How it Can Heal Itself

A Certified BodyTalk Practitioner will help you tap into your own healing mechanisms using BodyMind and natural healing. You will also learn where to find outside resources for your healing journey. It is truly Holistic and safe; perfect for anyone wanting to relax, feel balanced and enjoy a healthy mind and body

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.

Read, Quilt, Talk Book Club

This group will discuss books and work on quilting projects. Beginners are welcome!

Story Time

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

[CANCELED] Citizenship 101


Our Monday and Thursday classes are still open and available!

Contact: Julie Robinson | (816) 701-3587 |

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.