Kanopy Kids highlights films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. The platform includes developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media, as well as additional parental controls.
Alphabetical List of Resources
Gain instant access to hundreds of movies on your computer or mobile device. Kanopy has a strong collection of independent, international, documentary, and early films from providers like Criterion, PBS and Kino Lorber.
For residents of Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri. Get information on voter registration, upcoming elections, polling locations, and more.
Get online access to the most recent issues of the Kansas City Business Journal, special publications, and the Book of Lists.
Bilingual English/Spanish newspaper for the Hispanic communities of the Kansas City area.
View current and upcoming ordinances in our city, and read the full charter of the city of Kansas City, MO.
Birth and death certificates for Kansas City, Missouri.
Use the Kansas City Public Library app to find materials, manage your account, place holds and view suggested reading instantly.
Official Kansas City Public Schools website.
Resources for members of the LGBTQIA community in Kansas City.
View a digital image copy of the daily Kansas City Star newspaper. All issues since 2013 are available.
Read entire articles from the Kansas City Star newspaper. All issues since 1991 are available.
Birth, death, marriage, and divorce records for the state of Kansas.
Information about Kansas history, including select topics, family history, famous people, places, buildings, and more.
A good place to begin researching your Kansas roots. Includes links to the state censuses.
The Kauffman Collection is intended to enhance the Library’s collections with digital resources of high quality, both in content and construction. Principally falling within the humanities, the works embody classical ideas and ideals, or have made significant contributions to other eras. This collection also includes supporting materials that assess, critique, and examine the chosen works, to assist in advanced appreciation of the literature.
The Kauffman Collection is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.
The Missouri Valley Special Collections constitute the non-circulating local history and genealogy resources of the Kansas City Public Library as well as the Library’s archives. This site also has a digital gallery of select materials and a Local History Index.
3,300+ video tutorials with complementary exercises, geared toward self-guided learning.