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Words "Women's History Month" on top of a colorful pattern
Throughout March, the Library commemorates Women's History Month by lifting up stories, achievements, and experiences past and present. Explore book recommendations, watch online events, and discover how local women helped shape Kansas City’s history.
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February 2023 CYS Zine Cover

Why did the football player take string to the game? To tie the score! That's just a little tip from this month's Central Youth Services Zine, now available, and chock-full of lovely books and football and other fun stuff!

Image of Kansas City International Airport with words "Terminal Velocity: Kansas City Airport History" overlaid
With Kansas City International Airport's new single terminal now scheduled to open on February 28, 2023,  the Library's Missouri Valley Special Collections gives you a window seat to the city's aviation past with a collection of images and historical background.
Coach Read's Shelf Help

Using the Library’s SHELF HELP service, Coach Read’s roster of MVP librarians can give you a personalized reading playbook, building a winning team of book titles tailored to your tastes. Get your reading game on!

The Library is thrilled to announce the purchase of additional property near the Lucile H. Bluford Branch with an eye toward expanding services there.

Black History Month

As we commemorate Black History Month, there are many ways to discover stories celebrating African American experiences. Check out a selection of recommended books and browse a collection of films available through the Library's free streaming services. Attend one of our public speaker events or activities. You can also explore, learn, and celebrate with resources from the Kansas City Black History website and commemorative booklet.