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Is the KCMO library open?

Is the KCMO library open?

Our doors are back open to the Kansas City community. We’re excited to see you. The Kansas City Public Library’s priority during the COVID-19 pandemic has been, and remains, the health and safety of its staff and the community it serves.

What time does the Kansas City Public Library close?

Fri: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
ABOUT THE LIBRARY Mon – Fri: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sat: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sun: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Who built the Kansas City Library?

Central Library (Kansas City, Missouri)

Central Library (Kansas City Public Library)
Built 1895
Architect Hackney, W.F.; Et al.
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Second Renaissance Revival
NRHP reference No. 77000807

Why was the Kansas City Library built?

Established in 1873 as the Public School Library of Kansas City, the institution became a cultural center for the city, providing not only educational resources, but an alternative to other downtown entertainment establishments of the time.

What city has a life sized bookshelf?

Kansas City
The most striking and unusual sight in downtown Kansas City, Missouri is the giant bookshelf façade that covers the front of the public library’s parking garage. Apparently, this is the World’s Biggest Bookshelf.

Which Kansas City library looks like books?

Kansas City Public Library
Kansas City Public Library is “the oldest and the third largest public library systems in the metropolitan Kansas City area.” It is also a library with a bookish exterior…but that’s not exactly true. The image of a large shelf of books actually covers the parking lot for the Central Library location.

Why is Kansas City split between two states?

City founders derived the name from the Kansas, or Kaw, River which was named for the Kansa Indians. The state of Missouri then incorporated the area as the City of Kansas in 1853 and renamed it Kansas City in 1889. Some of these small towns incorporated as Kansas City, Kansas, in 1872.