In compliance with the Kansas City, MO and Jackson County mask orders, masks will be required at branches under the authority of the Jackson County Health Department as of Monday, August 9th in addition to those in Kansas City, MO as of August 2nd. Learn More.

In-Branch: Normal hours, technology services, browsing, and meeting rooms. Holds Pick-Up: In-Branch or curbside or drive-up service. View current services.

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Public Laptops

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guys using laptops in a library

Certain MCPL branches offer a limited number of laptops for customer use inside the Library. These laptops follow the same procedures as our Public Computers.

Branches with public laptops available:


Printing charges for non-MCPL website items are $.10 per page for black and white and $.50 per page for color. Customers may not bring in their own paper for printing documents (resumes, etc.).

External CD/DVD Drives

For public computers which do not have an internal disc (CD/DVD) drive, an external drive may be available for checkout upon request. 

  • External drives checkout for a period of one day
  • External drives are for in-branch use only
  • External drives might not be able to play movies, music, or perform any other data retrieval action if it requires downloading and installing software on a public computer

Audio Connection

Headphones with a standard 3.5mm audio connector can be used with our computers.

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