Explore KCKPL

Explore Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library provides access to a variety of materials and information resources. Listed below are some of the areas you can explore what we have to offer.

Catalog Search

Search our Catalog

Find out what is available for you in our collection. Kansas City, Kansas Public Library has a variety of books, movies, television series, and music available for patrons to borrow. You can search the full collection or look at what is available by locations.

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Recommendations & Reviews

Recommendations & Reviews

Looking for your next great read? Or maybe you'd like to check out reviews on new movies? KCKPL is here to help. Our librarians and associates are ready to provide you with recommendations and reviews when you need them. You also can sign up for our WyCo Page Turners service (formerly Bestseller Club), which places holds on titles by well-known authors for you. Or receive personalized recommendations from your very own librarian - it's like personalized shopping for books.

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The Kansas Collection

The Kansas Collection

Housed in the Kansas Room at the Main Library, the Kansas Collection focuses on Kansas City, KS, Wyandotte County, KS and the State of Kansas. While the bulk of the collection only can be accessed in person, some of the materials are available on our website.

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Yearbook Project

The Yearbook Project

The Yearbook Project involves digitizing the yearbooks of Kansas City, Kansas area schools. Thanks are due to the individuals and organizations that have donated yearbooks to the Library's Kansas Collection for digitizing. Thanks also to The Sumner High School Alumni Association, which provided scanned copies of the Sumner High School yearbooks and reunion books.

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eContent Resources

Like streaming music and movies? How about eBooks and audiobooks? Maybe you want to read the KC Star online? Check out our eContent resources.

eContent Resources


Access our online Databases to learn about everything from changing your car's oil to Pavlov's Dog theory and anything in between. Or get some homework help with a live tutor through tutor.com. You also can look at today's edition of The Kansas City Star.

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KCKPL's eCommunity

KCKPL eCommunity serves as an entertainment and information portal to apps and databases that allow you to read, watch, listen and research from any location on a multitude of devices. You can get an eCard and instantly access our online resources. Click here to find our if you qualify for an eCard and along with how to register.

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Hoopla Digital Movies, Music, eBooks & more Kanopy Streaming Movie Service Flipster Magazines