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Kansas City Public Library

14 W 10th St, Kansas City, MO 64105-1702
+1 816-701-3400
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This is a very large, very organized and very well-kept place open to all walks of life! From the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hillsboro, Ohio
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I've been to this library a few times for author talks and have always enjoyed it. It's a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kansas City
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14 W 10th St, Kansas City, MO 64105-1702
+1 816-701-3400
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a very large, very organized and very well-kept place open to all walks of life! From the many books, music and movie information to genealogy then to historical readings and posters to a roof-top chess game -- well worth a stop! The staff...More

Thank MrsKKC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to this library a few times for author talks and have always enjoyed it. It's a beautiful building.

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wandered in here for a few minutes just to escape the heat and enjoyed walking around looking at all the different art exhibits. In addition, it appears they have a very large area devoted to children. Was not traveling with grandchild on this trip,...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful library with great resources. Great place for events as well as for getting books and media. Right on the street car line for easy access.

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 7 June 2017

An educative, informative library with a vast well sorted collection of books. There was a floating staircase that appeared to be unsupported. There was a museum inside the library which had ancient photography and movie tools. There was a photospot about thre minutes walk away...More

1  Thank enjeekay
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This library system offers so much of great value to the Kansas City area. The lecture series offered free of charge every month is superlative and the book collection is wonderful with a fine staff to assist you at all times.

Thank Mary Ann M
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Great library, the kids section is much better than that of the plaza location. The outside of the parking lot is world renowned because of the book art .

1  Thank JorgeKC
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Had a wonderful day trip with the kids. Don't miss seeing the books painted on the parking garage. Make sure you go to the rooftop terrace. What a view. And the vault in the basement is the place to see a movie! Don't forget all...More

Thank Tami B
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful libraries I've ever seen. The parking garage painted with all the books is also really neat and a must see if you're in the area.

Thank Joni E
Reviewed 22 February 2017

My kids like their section. I have been here for a puppet show with them and a dad's group outing that included a movie. The cafe is good and I like looking through the stack of books for sale. Staff is very helpful.

Thank wpo2015
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Response from Catherine L | Reviewed this property |
We were there looking into their genealogical archives and could've spent a few more hours in that section. I would've liked to have had more time overall, but it was our last stop before the airport.