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.

In-Branch: Normal hours, technology services, browsing, and meeting rooms. Holds Pick-Up: In-Branch or curbside or drive-up service. View current services.

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Blue Ridge Branch


Closing date: March 20, 2021

Reopening date: Winter 2022

The Blue Ridge Branch will be closed for renovations until Winter 2022. Holds placed by Blue Ridge customers will be sent to the Raytown Branch for pickup.  

Holds and Returns


If you were notified that you had a hold available at the Blue Ridge Branch before it closed and did not pick it up, it has been transferred to:   

Raytown Branch
6131 Raytown Road
Raytown, MO 64133

After March 20, Library materials that become available and were scheduled to be picked up at the Blue Ridge Branch will be transferred to the Raytown Branch. 

You may use any MCPL branch that is open for services. If you would like your holds transferred to another branch during the renovation, please call any location and ask a staff member for assistance. 

Other branches that may be convenient for you:

Grandview Branch
Scheduled to reopen mid-March
12930 Booth Lane
Grandview, MO 64030

Red Bridge Branch
453 E. Red Bridge Road
Kansas City, MO 64131


The branch book drop will not be available for use while the branch is closed. Materials can be returned to the Raytown Branch or any open MCPL location.

Storytimes, Book Groups, and Programming

In-person events at all branches have been moved to our MCPL360 Facebook page or other virtual options such as Zoom. 

Events for kids, teens, and adults can be found on the Library’s Facebook page

Visit for updated program information. 

Your New Library Experience Is Coming!

We are please to inform you that the new Blue Bridge Branch is slated to reopen in winter 2022 and will include the following renovations:

  • New community and meeting rooms
  • New lighting, paint, carpet, and ceilings
  • Automatic entrance doors
  • Enhanced entry and native landscaping
  • New signage and display cases
  • Updated furniture 

This project is part of the Library’s Capital Improvement Plan, which is 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.

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