Temporary closing date: June 18
Reopening date: End of November 2018
The Antioch Branch temporarily closed for renovations beginning June 18. The branch will reopen end of November 2018 on a date to be announced, pending any construction delays due to weather or other factors. See renovation drawings
Holds and Returns
Any holds you have been notified were available there for pick up before June 18 have been transferred to:
North Oak Branch
8700 North Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, Missouri 64155
After June 18, library materials that become available and were scheduled to be picked up at the Antioch Branch will also be transferred and available at the North Oak Branch.
If you would like your holds transferred to another branch during this renovation, please call or visit any MCPL branch and ask a staff member for assistance in redirecting your holds to your desired location.
The branch book drop will not be available for use while the branch is closed. Materials can be returned to any MCPL location not closed for construction.
Antioch Branch staff will be conducting Storytime in the Park programs at local parks this summer and Family Storytime on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m., Toddler Storytime Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., and Baby Storytime Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Claycomo Branch in June and July. Claycomo Branch staff will conduct their regularly scheduled storytimes which can be attended by all customers.
309 NE 69 Hwy.
Claycomo, MO 64119
Summer Learning Program Prizes and Certificates
Antioch Branch customers are encouraged to sign up for Summer Learning Program under this branch. After June 18, participants may pick up certificates, books that are earned, and other prizes and incentives at the Claycomo Branch.
Programming and Services
As an MCPL customer, you are invited to attend programs, including storytimes, browse the collection, use public computers, access free Wi-Fi, and use other Library services at all branch locations, including the North Oak Branch and the Claycomo Branch.
If you have signed up for a program this summer or plan to, please note that some Library programs have been rescheduled beginning June 5 to the following:
- Kansas City North Community Center (3930 NE Antioch Rd, Kansas City).
Your New Library Experience is Coming!
The renovation of this branch is part of the first phase by Mid-Continent Public Library. This project is part of Library’s capital project made possible by funds from Proposition L. The architects are SAPP Design (Springfield, MO) and Helix Architecture and Design, Inc. (Kansas City, MO), and the construction firm for all projects is JE Dunn.
The Antioch Branch will undergo significant changes during renovation, including the following:
- Refreshed entryway and signage
- New community room with A/V equipment (cap. 140)
- New collaboration rooms
- New teen area
- New children’s area
- Updated Storytime program room
- New reading lounge
- New furniture additions
- Updated parking configuration
- New printer for public use
- New and updated public computers
- Updated children’s computers (AWEs)
- New and improved Wi-Fi coverage and access
- Landscape enhancements