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“Must see if you like historic buildings and books”

Kansas City Public Library
Ranked #34 of 162 things to do in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 13, 2012

What a great place to visit. We were inspired as soon as we parked out front! The indoor art and events are even more inspiring. The children's section and others seemed a little disappointing but we will try it again and get more acquainted. So glad to have this place in KC, though.

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Reviewed July 2, 2012

Love libraries in general but this one is my favorite by far.

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Reviewed June 26, 2012

This building is a beautiful setting for the library, as well as many community activities. Marble colums flank the southern entrance where huge brass doors invite you into the impossing space, There is a display about the history of the building in the former tellers' windows area. Elevators take you to the outdoor roof deck (available for parites) with its life-sized chess set or to the basement where you can step into the original bank vault, which has been converted into a small film theatre. There is also a small cafe. Well-worth a visit.

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Reviewed June 19, 2012

wonderful place to see and very good feeling to be there

Thank arianep
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Reviewed June 7, 2012

went to get books before our vacation with our daughter. If you are looking for good Christian novels, they have few. Not very many choices

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