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Lee's Summit Branch

rendering of the renovated lee's summit branch

Closing date: May 1, 2021 

Reopening date: Spring 2022

The Lee’s Summit Branch (150 NW Oldham Parkway) will close on May 1, 2021, to begin preparations for renovation. The collection of books and materials has been relocated to the new Colbern Road Library Center.

The East Lee’s Summit Branch (2240 SE Blue Parkway) is open for customers to pick up materials and access other Library services. 

The Colbern Road Branch (1000 NE Colbern Road) is open for customers to pick up materials and access other Library services. 

Holds and Returns


Before 6:00 p.m. on May 1, customers are asked to pick up any items they have been notified are available at the Lee’s Summit Branch. Any holds not picked up by that time will be transferred to:

East Lee’s Summit Branch
2240 SE Blue Parkway
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063

After May 1, Library materials that become available and were scheduled to be picked up at the Lee’s Summit Branch will be transferred to the East Lee’s Summit 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. 

Note: The Colbern Road Branch is expected to reopen in late May. We will send more information about the exact date soon. We will post information about the exact reopening date when available as well as email Lee’s Summit, Colbern Road and East Lee’s Summit Branch customers.  

Other branches that may be convenient for you:

Blue Springs South Branch
2220 S. 7 Highway
Blue Springs, MO 64014

Raytown Branch
6131 Raytown Road
Raytown, MO 64133


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

Storytimes, Book Groups, and Programming

Customers are welcome to attend in-person events including Storytimes, book groups and other programs taking place at other MCPL locations. Virtual events are available on the MCPL360 Facebook page. 

Check Library’s event calendar for updated program information. 

Your New Library Experience Is Coming!

We are pleased to inform you that the new Lee’s Summit Branch is slated to reopen in Spring 2022 and will include the following renovations:

  • Enhanced entry with automatic entrance doors
  • New exterior signage
  • New windows, paint, carpet, lighting, and ceilings
  • New furniture and display cases
  • Community Room that can be divided into two spaces (capacity 160)
  • Three smaller meeting rooms  
  • Outdoor seating and reading area with native landscaping

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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