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Administrative Headquarters

No Public Services Available
15616 E. 24 Hwy.
Independence, MO 64050

Director of Libraries: Steven V. Potter

Note: This is a technical processing facility only and does not provide public library services. For public library services, please visit any of our branch locations.

Regular Hours

Monday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Directions from I-70:

Use one of the following exits from I-70: #15 (Missouri Highway 291), #14 (Lee's Summit Road), or #12 (Noland Road). Go north until you reach U.S. Highway 24.

  • If approaching from M-291, turn left. The Administrative Headquarters will be approximately 1/4 mile ahead on the right.
  • If approaching from either Lee's Summit Road or Noland Road, turn right. The Administrative Headquarters will be on the left, approximately 2 miles from Noland Road or 1/2 mile from Lee's Summit Road.

Directions from Kansas City International Airport:

Take the airport access road out from the airport. Continue past the I-29 interchange, and exit onto I-435 East. Follow I-435 East/South, continuing to 24 Highway (the second exit after crossing the Missouri River Bridge—exit 59). The ramp will take you around a "U." At the bottom of the ramp, turn right (east) onto 24 Highway. Stay on 24 Highway for approximately 5 – 6 miles. The Administrative Headquarters is on the left, located between Lee's Summit Road and the Missouri Route 291 interchange.

Parking and Building Locations

Download a drawing for detailed parking information and building locations (PDF, 33k).

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