North-East Branch

North-East branch

The North-East Branch is located in the historic Northeast area - about 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City. In addition to items in English the North-East Library features a wide variety of materials in Spanish: books, magazines, fotonovelas, CDs, and DVDs. There is also a variety of books, newspapers in other languages to support the community.

North-East serves as a community center for the area as well as a meeting place for various community organizations and neighborhood associations.

At this branch

  • Computers: 16 for adults, 4 for kids, 3 "express" (15-minute limit).
  • Wireless: All branches have wireless Internet access.
  • Study Rooms:
    2 rooms — accommodate 1 – 2 people
    (2 hour limit; available on a first-come, first-served basis)
  • Meeting Rooms: 2 rooms
  • Village Post Office
Full Body Chair Fitness

No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

Summer Reading Game Night

Come play the Wii, the Xbox, the Playstation, and more! This event is appropriate for ages 10-18.

Tech Coach

Bring your technology questions for a one-on-one session with a tech coach! This service is first come, first served. If you would like to make an appointment with a tech coach, call 816-701-3606.

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

Branch History

The North-East Branch opened in 1914 in Northeast High School with 6,000 books. In 1986 the Northeast, East, and Blue Valley branches were combined into the North-East branch. The library building at 6000 Wilson Road opened in 1989 and now contains approximately 65,000 items.