In compliance with the Kansas City, MO and Jackson County mask orders, masks will be required at branches under the authority of the Jackson County Health Department as of Monday, August 9th in addition to those in Kansas City, MO as of August 2nd. Learn More.

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MCPL Highlights

2021: Missouri Bicentennial

2021: Missouri Bicentennial

Learn more about Missouri's Bicentennial in 2021.

Back to School with MCPL

Back to School with MCPL

Learn how MCPL can help you with getting back to school!

Black History Month

Black History Month

Explore the history, arts & culture, and stories of Black Americans from Missouri.

Family History Month

Family History Month

Celebrate Family History Month with the Midwest Genealogy Center!

Food For Fines

Food For Fines

Bring boxed or canned nonperishable food items to any MCPL location to pay off your overdue fines and help out your local community.

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Celebrate the holidays with MCPL!

Health Resources

Health Resources

MCPL offers a variety of health resources.

Maggie Jackson Community Spirit Award

Maggie Jackson Community Spirit Award

Annual award for exceptional customer service. Nominations can be submitted in April.

Movie Theatres

Movie Theatres

Sit back and enjoy a movie with the Library!

National Library Week

National Library Week

Celebrate National Library Week at MCPL

New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

Start the new year right with MCPL's help!

Romance GenreCon

Romance GenreCon

MCPL offers an annual conference to celebrate all things romance!

September 11 20th Anniversary

September 11 20th Anniversary

Learn about the travelling 9/11 exhibit and find resources to learn more about the events of this day.

Summer Library Program

Summer Library Program

Every summer you can join MCPL's Summer Library Program to earn prizes for reading!

Time to Tailgate!

Time to Tailgate!

For die-hard fans, it's football season year-round! Use MCPL's resources to make the most of the season.

Veterans Salute

Veterans Salute

Join us for MCPL's annual Veterans Salute - virtually!

Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Reading Challenge

Stay tuned this winter for information on our 2022 challenge!

Women's History Month

Women's History Month

During Women’s History Month, MCPL celebrates the women who represent Missouri in literature, politics, business, and more.

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