Kansas City Public Library

Kansas City Public Library

library_name = Kansas City Public Library
location = Kansas City, Missouri
established = 1873
num_branches = 10
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website = http://www.kclibrary.org/
The Kansas City Public Library operates its Central Branch located at 14 West 10th Street in Kansas City, Missouri, United States and neighborhood branches located in Kansas City, Independence, and Sugar Creek. Founded in 1873, it is the oldest and third largest public library system in the metropolitan Kansas City area.

Its special collections, housed in the Central Library's Missouri Valley Room, contain one of the richest collections of Kansas City local history, including original and published materials, news articles, post cards, photographs, maps, and city directories dating from the community's earliest history. The Library's Ramos Collection includes books, pamphlets, journal articles and other materials relating to African-American history and culture.


* Central - 14 West 10th Street
* L.H. Bluford - 3050 Prospect Avenue
* North-East - 6000 Wilson Road
* Plaza - 4801 Main Street
* I.H. Ruiz - 2017 West Pennway Street
* Southeast - 6242 Swope Parkway
* Sugar Creek - 102 South Sterling Avenue - (Sugar Creek)
* Trails West - 11401 East 23rd Street - (Independence)
* Waldo - 201 East 75th Street
* Westport - 118 Westport Road

External links

* [http://www.kclibrary.org Kansas City Public Library]

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