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Tell us a story!

NKCPL is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a special oral history event this fall, and we need your help! If you're a longtime NKCPL patron and/or North Kansas City resident -- or if you're connected to someone who is -- and you have stories about or photos of the Library or town from decades past, we'd love to talk with you. Please call or...

LSTA Grant Funds New Learning Stations in Children's Department

Have kiddos? This news is for you!  The Library is pleased to announce the addition of four new AWE computer stations — two Early Literacy Stations, geared toward kids ages 2-8, and two AfterSchool Workstations, geared toward kidsages 6-12 — in the Children’s area. Funded by a Library Services and Technology...

Wondering what to read next?

Check out NextReads, a digital resource that curates book recommendations on topics of interest to you — such as biography, history, DIY, and more — and then emails you the titles in a handy newsletter format. And don't foget to hop over to...

Make a Study Date with Mango!

Looking to expand your linguistic horizons this summer? Check out Mango Languages, a free language learning resource available here at With courses and conversation forums in more than 60 languages, including English for non-native speakers, Mango is a robust, expanding resource for language learners and re-learners...

Questions about our updated online catalog?

If you use our online catalog, then you've likely noticed its recent makeover. This updated version offers a more robust search experience, allowing you to clarify your search parameters in more ways than before so you can get the results you’re looking for...

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2014 Holiday Closings

Click here for a list of NKCPL's 2014 holiday closings.