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Withers Branch


Closing: August 30, 2020

Opening: September 23, 2020

The existing Liberty Branch at 1000 Kent Street, Liberty, MO moved to its new building, located at 1665 S Withers Rd. Liberty, MO in September 2020. 

The new 18,500-square-foot branch contains a wide array of amenities and upgraded technology.

Your New Library Experience Is Here!

The new Withers Branch opened on September 23, 2020. 

The design of the new facility includes: 

  • A drive-up window 
  • Community room for public programs
  • Enclosed collaboration and study rooms
  • Outdoor reading and seating area
  • Native landscaping
  • Children and Teen areas

The construction of this branch is part of MCPL’s Capital Improvement Plan. This project is made possible by funds from Proposition L. The architects are SAPP Design (Springfield, MO) and Helix Architecture + Design, Inc. (Kansas City, MO), and the construction firm for all projects is JE Dunn.

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