The Kansas City Public Library is a public system headquartered in the Central Library in Kansas City, Missouri.The system, directed by Crosby Kemper III, operates its Central Library and neighborhood branches located in Kansas City, Independence, and Sugar Creek. Founded on December 5, 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, has a collection 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.
Official website http://www.kclibrary.org/
Address 6000 Wilson Rd, Kansas City 64123, United States
Coordinates 39°6'23.489" N -94°30'40.789" E