Returns: Book Drops Only. Holds Pick-Up: Curbside or Drive-Up Service. In-Branch: No in-branch services. Virtual Branch is available 24/7.

MCPL began new operating hours for most branches on Dec. 16. The North Independence Branch has reopened as of Jan. 15. For more information, visit the MCPL COVID-19 Information and Updates page.

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Parkville Branch Reopens

Parkville Branch Reopens

The Parkville Branch reopened as of Tuesday, January 5 for curbside service following its renovation. 

Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Reading Challenge

"Celebrate Missouri" with MCPL's annual Winter Reading Challenge which runs January 15 - March 15, 2021.

Hang On, Harry: The 1940 Election and Harry Truman’s Remarkable Victory

Hang On, Harry: The 1940 Election and Harry Truman’s Remarkable Victory

Join author and filmmaker Terence O’Malley as he tells how Harry Truman squeaked out a victory after running his first Senate race without the financial backing of political boss Tom Pendergast.

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

If you're studying to become a lawyer, law enforcement officer, paralegal, forensic scientist, or a Homeland Security officer, this collection is for you.

Library Lovers

Library Lovers

Need a little Valentine's Day swag for your sweetie? Purchase an adult, teen, or kids membership February 4  for your favorite Library lover. Makes a great gift no matter what the occasion!