The library is located next to the Huron Cemetery in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, and has a collection that includes Wyandot documents, Quindaro history, and more in the Kansas Room.


Mon-Thu 8:30 am-8:30 pm; Fri-Sat 8:30 am-5 pm; Sun 1-5 pm

Contact Information

625 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: 913-295-8250

Location Type


Site Info

AC / Heating
Group Meeting Room
ID Required
Research Library
Water Fountain
Wheel Chair Accessible

The Main Library proudly houses the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library's Kansas Collection. The Kansas Collection primarily focuses on Kansas City, Kansas, Wyandotte County and the State of Kansas.

The collection includes books about Kansas and by Kansas authors along with clipping files on local topics of interest, materials relating to local schools and historic maps.

Archival material in the Kansas Room, including the Connelley Collection, is available only by appointment. We recommend contacting the Kansas Collection librarian ahead of time to schedule an appointment. This can be done by calling 913-295-8250 ext. 1016, email or write to: Kansas Collection Librarian, KCK Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS 66101.

There is off street parking available around the Library -- specifically along Seventh Street. The Library includes a parking lot, which can be accessed behind the library off of Ann Avenue.

This facility includes handicap parking. Automatic door openers are in place to help with access into the Main Library. The building comes equipped with an elevator for access to the second floor. The second floor includes restrooms. The first floor includes adult fiction, non-fiction, reference and a computer lab. The second floor includes a children's section and movie and music materials section. A handicap restroom also is available.

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