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Book Group Service

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MCPL Book Groups

Specialized Book Collection, at your service

Book Group Service maintains a specialized book collection consisting of over one thousand kits of books, and is maintained by a reservation system called Kit Keeper.

The collection is organized into two categories.  

Kit Keeper 1 – New titles and most requested
Kit Keeper 2 – Back catalog

Our kits consist of 10 copies of the same title, conveniently bagged, and sent to the branch of your choice. At this time out of system libraries are limited to Kit Keeper 2. 

Interesting in utilizing our collection for your group and want more information? Contact the Book Group Services Department 

You can email us directly at or call us at 816.503.4164 or 816.521.7259.

To learn more about our in-branch and virtual book groups, you can browse our Book Groups schedule

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