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Connect with other readers at a branch near you, or find out what books are available for your community book group.

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Juvenile Series & Sequels

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InterLibrary Loan

Use our InterLibrary Loan service, WorldCat, to access materials owned by libraries outside of MCPL.


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Get Reading Suggestions

MCPL offers suggestions through two options - email newsletters by subject and searches for titles similar to books you like.

Read Local Authors

Submit your work to our READLocal collection during the month of June! Find a curated list of books written by authors who live in the Kansas City area.

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