Returns: Book Drops Only. Holds Pick-Up: Curbside or Drive-Up Service. In-Branch: Computers, printing, fax, and copiers. Virtual Branch is available 24/7. Learn more about MCPL's pandemic response.

Note: The North Independence Branch and Farview Neighborhood Library will be temporarily closed due to potential COVID-19 exposure as of Thursday, October 29, but the North Independence Branch will be open as an election polling location on November 3. The Kearney Branch has reopened with curbside service as of  Friday, October 30 and will resume in-branch technology services on Monday, November 2. Learn more.

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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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