The Bluford Branch Library is located in Kansas City's east side. Along with its strong collections in African American literature it is the first library in the Kansas City Public Library system to host a Health & Wellness Center.
Among the amenities in the Center are specialized collections featuring extensive materials on topics ranging from teen pregnancy to diabetes and a machine to measure blood pressure.
The well trained staff of the Bluford Branch are ready to help with technology questions and making community connections.
Featured Activity at This Branch
Front Porch Cafe
Tuesdays 10 am - 12 pm
Tuesdays 11-11:30 am
- Computers: 24 for adults, 8 for teens & 6 for kids
- Free Wi-Fi access at all branches.
Village Post Office
Limited postal services are available:
- Purchase Forever Stamps
- Obtain Priority Mail Flat Rate envelopes and boxes
- Mail pre-stamped envelopes or packages
- Enjoy extended P.O. Box hours
The Lucile H. Bluford Branch of The Kansas City Public Library stands as a tribute to one of the city’s most accomplished and beloved individuals. From her early days as a student at Lincoln High School and the University of Kansas to her long and distinguished career at The Kansas City Call, Miss Bluford used her journalistic talents to champion civil rights and strengthen the African-American community. Read More...