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Missouri’s secretary of state wants to enact a new policy that libraries believe endangers your freedom to read and threatens to reduce community access to public library books and other resources. A public comment period runs through Thursday, December 15, 2022, giving you a chance to speak up for your right to read and speak out against censorship. Learn more and take action today.
 
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hygiene kit drive

In the spirit of the service embodied by Dr. King, the we are collecting donations of travel size personal care items for a Hygiene Kit Drive. Between January 3-12, 2023, visit any Kansas City Public Library location and bring supplies to drop off in dedicated boxes.

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Have questions about how the Missouri Secretary if State's proposed rule might impact how you or other community members use the library? We've collected some questions and answers to provide some insights and explanations.
 

Each year, the Mayor’s Christmas Tree is displayed at Crown Center through the holiday shopping season. Its arrival, sometimes as early as November 3, is a harbinger of the season.

A new resident and What’s Your KCQ? reader asked how long the city has had this municipal tradition.

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You’re running, or launching, a small business, and you have questions – or simply need a little guidance. We have experts who can help. In conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week, business librarians from the Kansas City Public Library and Mid-Continent Public Library are available for individual consulting sessions Monday, November 14, 2022. Get details and find other helpful resources.

A curious reader asked What’s Your KCQ? to investigate the history of the Rosedale Memorial Arch, and why Sporting chose it to represent Kansas City, Kansas, on the jersey.

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