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Story Center Partners

The Story Center partners with several local organizations to help customers get the resources they need to be successful.

Headquartered at Woodneath Library Center, the National Storytelling Network brings together and supports individuals and organizations that use the power of story in all its forms.

National Storytelling Network


The Kauffman Foundation has been a key funding partner of the Story Center since the beginning.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation 

Rainy Day Books is a full-service bookstore carrying an array of carefully selected new books for adults and children alike. The 300+ author events they produce each year includes Speaker Series events in partnership with The Story Center.

Rainy Day Books


The Story Center partners with the UMKC to offer an internship for a graduate student focusing on public history to work with the cultural resources of Woodneath Library Center.

UMKC Department of History


A partner in State of Stories programming commemorating the Missouri Bicentennial, the Community Arts Program helps to promote and foster arts-based community and economic development across the state.

University of Missouri Extension Community Arts Program

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