Recent News & Highlights

Celebrate Kansas with us!
Dec 30, 2016

UPDATE: Our Kansas Day event is canceled due to icy weather in the forecast. We're bummed we have to extinguish these birthday candles early, but please join us for our next Second Saturday events.

Second Saturday, Jan. 14
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Central Resource Library

Join our Young Adult Advisory Council (YAAC) for some after-hours cosplay.
Dec 28, 2016

Update: Our costumes can't compete with icy weather, so we're canceling cosplay ... this time. Join us for upcoming (hopefully warmer) YAAC events.

Friday, Jan. 13
5:30 - 8 p.m.
Leawood Pioneer Library

Books, Books, Books!
Dec 21, 2016

There's nothing we love quite the way we love books, books, books. Join us in our biblio-geekout and check out all of our Literary events »

MakerSpace LRNG
Dec 13, 2016

Too cold to be outdoors, but you want out of the house? Get your creative fires roaring with our projects and challenges on LRNG in our Black & Veatch MakerSpace

Shaking hands
Dec 7, 2016

Local libraries are joining forces to give you one great catalog experience!

Hands of various skin tones stretch to meet each other
Dec 1, 2016

When you hit a rough patch, head to Local Help: My Resource Connection to find organizations in Johnson County and greater Kansas City to help with basics like employment, housing and transportation.

Sophisticated woman reading a book with text below
Nov 30, 2016

Watch. Learn. Create! Your tech-savvy adventure begins with

A smiling blue book stands in the spotlight
Nov 30, 2016

Take a tumble into these eBooks for kids online with Tumblebooks!

Raccoon sporting glasses and a winter sweater and scarf cruises on a scooter while holding books, the words "Be calm and study on" trailing behind it
Nov 28, 2016

Take shelter from the storm of interruptions at our Final [Exam] Refuge. Enjoy a distraction-free study zone to prepare for your tests in peace.

Get festive with gingerbread houses, gift-wrapping and more during our December Second Saturday.
Nov 28, 2016

Feeling festive? Join us for gingerbread and decorative paper houses, convenient gift-wrapping stations, MakerSpace fun and more!

Second Saturday
Dec. 10