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Indie Author Day Celebration

KCLS Service Center

Meet local authors and participate in a live stream Q&A with writers, agents, and other industry leaders.

Design KCLS' 75th Birthday Library Card!

Celebrate the library's 75th birthday in 2017 by designing a commemorative library card!

Everyone's Talking About It


Join in lively conversations about topics that matter.

Job & Career Prep


Find events at your library to help you succeed in Life After High School.



Inspire your imagination, cultivate your creativity, and have fun at STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, Math) events.

Kids & Teens
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I'm Bored...
By Sharon

"I'm bored" was a dangerous thing to say when I was growing up. If my mom heard this from any of her kids she could get "creative." My moth…

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Ten Terrific Back-To-School Books
By Rachel

School is almost upon us and for many parents and students this time of year can be full of every kind of emotion. From excitement about ma…

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8 Ways to Go Back to School with Spanish
By Tandra

Welcome back to another school year! Does your school have Spanish language learning as part of the curriculum? From print and online mater…

Greenglass House Masterminds Book Scavenger Serafina and the Black Cloak The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle The Westing Game
Staff List
YA Mysteries for Middle Grade

recommended by DMYA

See what we picked for a reader interested in YA mysteries and books by Erin Hunter, Margaret Haddix, and Norton Juster!

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Brown-eyed Adventures Ahead!
By Hope

Hey parents, when was the last time you or your child read a kid's book where the main character looked like you? This might seem like a si…

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Online Resource
Streaming & Downloadable Free Music

Over 11 million songs, including today's top hits- log in with your library card to start downloading.

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September is Library Sign-up Month! Joe Cool being cool with library card
Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Get a KCLS…
By Keiko

The library is a bridge to the world!!   When my coworker Paul was a boy, he was fascinated by going to the airport to look at the flight i…

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Welcoming America Movement
By Jessica

The Welcoming America movement encourages cities around the country to bring long-term residents together with new immigrants to foster wel…

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Make Today Your Lucky Day!
By Emily

There's nothing like finding the bestseller you've been looking forward to sitting on the shelf at your local library! But although we do o…

Staff Picks
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