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This February, pay down your Library fines with pet supply donations!

February inspires thoughts of love--and many of us LOVE our pets. To honor this connection, the Library is hosting a special fine-reduction event this February. All month long, you'll have the chance to donate pet supply items here at NKCPL--and reduce your Library fines at the same time! For each item you donate, we'll take $2 off your overdue...

LSTA Grant Funds Library Service and Tech Upgrades

NKCPL is the grateful recipient of several technology and service upgrades, which are supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State. Look for new wall-mounted, wifi-enabled...

We did it again! NKCPL earns 4 stars in 2018 ranking

North Kansas City Public Library has again ranked highly, earning four stars (out of a possible five), in Library Journal’s Index of Public Library Service, an annual ranking. The Library Journal index compares public libraries in America with their spending peers based on the following per capita statistics: circulation,...

Sew Fun: Come stitch with us at Common Threads!

It’s official — and we’re so excited! Common Threads, NKCPL’s new makerspace/studio for sewing, is open, and we’re poised to start stitching up a storm!  Whether you’re learning to sew or looking for a community of folks to stitch alongside, Common Threads has you covered. Here, the Library offers sewing instruction and all the supplies —...

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