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Browse the Shelves Online

Browse the shelves at your local branch online to see items that are available to put on hold today!

Join a Book Group

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

InterLibrary Loan

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


Read digital books on your phone, tablet, or computer.

eMagazines and eNews

Read digital magazines and newspapers.

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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