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The Library's Future

Following the passage of Proposition L on November 8, 2016, and the additional funding it brought beginning in December 2017, the Library will be able to enhance its services to customers and begin the renovation or replacement of aging facilities.

In 2018, the Library expanded its hours of operation system-wide and launched a new, mobile-friendly website. In June, its capital plan began, launching several years of construction projects which will see renovation or replacement of all Library facilities, and the addition of two new service locations. 

It is important to the Library that residents stay informed about these future plans, updates on progress made towards accomplishing its goals, and new additions to services and resources made possible by the new funds.

Please visit this page to keep up to date on the latest progress from the Library regarding Capital Plan projects including branch reopening celebrations.

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Current Library Construction

Liberty Branch

The groundbreaking for the new Liberty Branch took place on Tuesday, October 29.
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Buckner Branch

The Buckner Branch will be closed from July 31 to January 2020.
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Raytown Branch

The Raytown Branch will be closed for renovations from August 5 to December 2019.
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Blue Springs North Branch

The Blue Springs North Branch will be closed from September 23, 2019., until Spring 2020.
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East Lee’s Summit Branch

This project will be completed in late 2020.
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Completed Construction Projects

North Independence Branch

The North Independence Branch reopened to the public on October 29, 2019.    
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Red Bridge Branch

The Red Bridge Branch reopened to the public on September 26, 2019.
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Midwest Genealogy Center

MGC's new community hall was completed in August 2019.
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Kearney Branch

The Kearney Branch reopened to the public on June 3, 2019.
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Claycomo Branch

The Claycomo Branch reopened to the public on May 13, 2019.
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Edgerton Branch

The Edgerton Branch reopened to the public on February 19, 2019. 
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Dearborn Branch

The Dearborn Branch reopened to the public on January 22, 2019.
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Camden Point Branch

The Camden Point Branch reopened to the public on January 22, 2019.
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Lone Jack Branch

The Lone Jack Branch reopened to the public on January 7, 2019.
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Blue Springs South Branch

The Blue Springs South Branch reopened to the public on December 10, 2018.
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Antioch Branch

The Antioch Branch reopened to the public on November 26, 2018.
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Platte City Branch

The Platte City Branch reopened to the public on November 5, 2018.
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Excelsior Springs Branch

The Excelsior Springs Branch reopened to the public on November 5, 2018.
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Oak Grove Branch

The Oak Grove Branch reopened to the public on October 10, 2018. 
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Weston Branch

The Weston Branch reopened to the public on September 20, 2018. 
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