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Kansas City Black History 2020
Each year, the Library partners with the Local Investment Commission (LINC) and the Black Archives of Mid-America to produce a series of Black History Month materials celebrating the legacies and accomplishments of notable African-Americans from the Kansas City area. The individuals featured in the 2020 series all helped break down barriers in our community, elevating and inspiring others then and now. Read on to learn more about their achievements.
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Books make great holiday gifts, but choosing the right one can be daunting. The Library can toss you a gift-giving lifeline with our Gift Shelf Help reading recommendation service. Tell us a bit about the special reader in your life (or yourself!), and our experts will prepare a customized list of taste-tailored titles.

It's time for a Rapid Response Round! We answer several of your quick questions about the Kansas City Metro area in today's "What's Your KC Q?"

The Library and Legal Aid of Western Missouri will offer a property tax workshop on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at the Library's Westport Branch. Get one-on-one help from Legal Aid attorneys.
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Has the holiday season got you down?  Feeling stressed?  Need a break?  Check out 12 days of fun wellness activities happening at every Kansas City Public Library location from December 9 -21.  Activities include mindfulness and meditation, arts and crafts, nutrition, workshops on beating the holiday blues, and more. 

Does Kansas City show its heart as you fly over airport? KCQ looks out the window seat.