Reopening Plan

Reopening Information & COVID-19 Response

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library is actively monitoring the spread of COVID-19 within our area. Please refer to this page for any updates to library programs and services. Updates will also be posted to the library's social media pages.
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Reopening Plan

    Open Again

    Library branches are reopen for public visits during limited hours. All branch locations are also offering curbside service.

    Public & Curbside Service Hours

    Main, South Branch, & West Wyandotte Library
    Monday-Thursday 9AM-7PM
    Friday and Saturday 9AM-5PM

    FL Schlagle
    Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM
    Third Saturday of the month 9AM-5PM

    Turner Community Library
    Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM

      Bookdrops will be open 24/7 for returns at Main, South Branch, Turner Community, & West Wyandotte Library.

    COVID-19 SYMPTOMS - Please do not enter the library if you have any of these symptoms.

    At Entry

  • Masks are required and we ask that you practice social distancing of 6ft
  • Hand sanitizer will be available
  • Adults must remain with their children

  • Services

  • We are offering full service with the exception of in-person programs, meeting rooms in-person, and outreach
  • We will also continue curbside service and virtual programming.

  • Computer Lab

  • Computer labs are open but there will be a limited number of computers available to practice social distancing

  • Building

  • Bathrooms and vending machines are open for the public
  • Seating and furniture have been removed for social distancing
  • Regular disinfecting of the building and extra attention on computer stations/vending areas
  • No loitering outside of the buildings

  • Money Handling

  • Staff may use gloves to receive money and deal with payments at the desk

eCommunity Digital Resources

Our online eCommunity is open 24/7 with access to thousands of ebooks, digital audiobooks, streaming movies and TV shows, online newspapers and magazines, journal articles, and more.

Visit eCommunity

Simply sign in with your library card to access e-Resources. If you don't have a Kansas City, Kansas Public Library card, you can get immediate access by signing up for an online eCard.
Trused Resources

Trusted resources during this time