Information & Events

See what events and activities are available for senior 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.

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.

KC Star

KC Star Image Edition

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

Large Print

Large Print Books

Check out items in our collection that fall under the large print book category in the catalog.

Sumner 1977 Yearbook

KCK Yearbook Project

Search our Yearbook Collection digitized Kansas City, KS school yearbooks some dating as far back as 1906.

1916 City Directory Kansas City, KS

Heritage Quest Online

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical resources—primary sources, local and family histories, research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

America's Newspaper

America's Newspaper

Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Search through billions of records for family history in the census, military, immigration and more.