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A New Library Experience is Coming!

The first phase of MCPL’s capital plan construction begins on June 11! Find out what branches are first on the list! 

2018 Summer Learning Program

Get ready to rock the Library! Kids, teens, and adults can all participate in this fun annual program from May 21 – July 31.

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Welcome to the New Website!

Before you explore, learn the top six things you need to know about the site and watch a short introductory video.

Summer Learning Programs

Attend selected programs MCPL branches through July 31 to earn points and win great prizes!


The Kansas City Ballet will bring stories to life with costumes, creative movement, and music during this 45-minute dance workshop for young children.

Upcoming Events
Mon, May 21, 2018 - 10:30am
Mon, May 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
South Independence
Mon, May 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
Lone Jack
Mon, May 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

Legacy Luncheon

Join us on June 15 for the fourth annual Legacy Luncheon celebrating the great impact and bright future of the Library in our community. Our keynote will be bestselling author Will Schwalbe.


Explore grants and other funding opportunities.

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join mystery writer Mary Kay Andrews on May 24 for a discussion of her latest book, The High Tide Club.

Show Your Library Some Love

No matter what the occasion, a membership makes a great gift for yourself or a book lover in your life.