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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Story Center

The Story Center

The Story Center

8900 NE Flintlock Road
Kansas City, MO 64157 
Phone: 816.883.4900

State of Stories: Missouri Bicentennial

State of Stories: Missouri Bicentennial

The Story Center has partnered with the University of Missouri Extension Community Arts Program to offer a series of free public programs commemorating the Missouri Bicentennial.

Storytelling Certificate Program

Storytelling Certificate Program

Become a certified storyteller through this program that focuses on written and oral storytelling.

The Espresso Book Machine

The Espresso Book Machine

We can provide print-on-demand services to help you self-publish your work.

Woodneath Press

The Woodneath Press serves the greater metropolitan area of Kansas City, Missouri, and publishes select scholarly, literary, and general interest books on many subjects and in various genres.
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The Story Center Construction

Virtual Program Survey

Virtual Program Survey

Have you attended a virtual program? We would love feedback.

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