Special Notices:
Due to a transitional stage, mobile library services are currently suspended.

Information & Events

See what events and activities are available for adult patrons at Kansas City, Kansas Public Library.


Cultural Events & Special Presentations

Take a look at upcoming cultural events and special presentations that may be of interest.


Join a digital reading program

Check out our digital reading program, Beanstack, and earn digital badges tracking your progress.


Various Monthly Bookclubs

KCKPL hosts several bookclubs. Take a look at our options and see if one of them is of interest to you.


Lifelong Learning Opportunities

Consider learning a new skill or enhancing your knowledge by taking a class at KCKPL.

Leisure & Research

Access a multitude of resources from KCKPL catered just for you.

KC Star

Kansas City Star

Access today's online version with images of the KC Star. For 1880-1990 archived articles, use the Historical KC Star.

World Book Advanced

World Book Advanced

World Book Advanced has encyclopedia articles, dictionaries and atlases. Also, check out World Book Timelines.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Learn and discover a new language such as English, Spanish, German, French, Chinese, and more with Mango Languages.



Search Businesses, People, Mailing Lists and Sales Leads, Jobs, and more.

Job & Career Accelerator

Job & Career

Job & Career Accelerator provides resources for job seekers in all stages of the career and job-application process.

Browse the full collection of magazine titles

Digital Magazines

Flipster is a magazine service that allows patrons to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines.

Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source provides up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. provides access to experts who can help with classes, resume and cover letter building, interview prep and more.