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Black Lives Matter, Black Stories Matter
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Friday, June 5, 2020
Our city and nation are hurting in the wake of the senseless, horrifying death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. The Kansas City Public Library stands in full support of the many across our country — including our staff and their families and others in our community — who have marched in protest and in profound, insistent hope for the future.  We decry the longstanding racial inequities and injustice at the root of their unrest. We need more than ever to understand the challenges of a diverse America, allowing us to define and develop effective change when and wherever it is necessary.
 
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The August 2020 CYS Zine is out! This 16-page monthly mini magazine highlights what's new and notable in the children's department of the Central Library.

Library Events in Review
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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
During July 2020, the Library hosted a variety of programs that covered the Old West, politics, and COVID-19. Check out our latest roundup of signature event videos from the past month.
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Friday, July 31, 2020

Locals have taken up the cause of improving Cooper Creek Park...but what's the history of this small natural habitat in Roeland Park?

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Friday, July 31, 2020

The Kansas City Public Library and Missouri Valley Special Collections are proud to announce the addition of 34 newly scanned maps to KCHistory.org.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

The bold, bright Western Auto sign is an iconic piece of Kansas City’s downtown skyline and central to a recent What’s Your KC Q inquiry.

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