Returns: Book Drops Only. Holds Pick-Up: Curbside or Drive-Up Service. In-Branch: No in-branch services. Virtual Branch is available 24/7.

MCPL began new operating hours for most branches on Dec. 16. The North Independence Branch has reopened as of Jan. 15. For more information, visit the MCPL COVID-19 Information and Updates page.

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Grandview Branch

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Closing Date: July 3, 2020

Reopening Date: Late Spring 2021

The Grandview Branch will close at the end of business Friday, July 3, for renovations and expansion of more than 4,000 square feet to a total of nearly 17,000 square feet. The branch is scheduled to reopen in late Spring 2021. Customers will be directed to the Red Bridge Branch for service during the closure. 

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Holds and Returns


Before 5 p.m. July 3, Grandview Branch customers are asked to check out any items they have been notified are available for pick-up via curbside service. Any holds not picked up before close of business on July 3 will be transferred to:

Red Bridge Branch
453 Red Bridge Rd.
Kansas City, MO  
Monday–Thursday 9–8
Friday 9–5
Saturday 10–5
Sunday 1–4 

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.  


Materials can be returned to any MCPL location that is not closed for construction. 

Storytimes, Book Groups, and Programming

In-person events at all branches have been temporarily 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 is Experience Coming!

We are pleased to inform you that the Grandview Branch is slated to reopen in Late Spring 2021 and will include the following renovations:

  • An expansion of more than 4,000 square feet
  • New community and program rooms
  • New windows
  • New lighting, paint, carpet, ceilings
  • Automatic entrance doors
  • Enhanced entry and native landscaping
  • New signage and display cases

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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