Victor & Penny: The Songwriter in You
Thursday, June 21  |  Plaza Branch  | 6:30 p.m.
In this Summer Reading event, local pop-jazz duo Victor & Penny sit down with musician Kasey Rausch for a public conversation about songwriting, the experience of working as professional musicians, and more. Victor & Penny will also perform a few songs live -- including a new one based on input from Library patrons.

Summer Reading: Rock & Read
May 25-July 31, 2018
Enjoy some choice tracks from the Library's bookstacks during our 2018 Summer Reading Program: Rock & Read. The song remains the same: Read five books, earn a rockin’ prize. Explore this year’s music-themed offerings, including suggested reading titles, events, and more.

Celebrate Pride Month at the Library
LGBT Pride Month commemorates the June 1969 Stonewall riots in New York's Greenwich Village, which ignited the gay rights movement in the U.S. Throughout the month and beyond, the Library offers LGBTQIA+ programs and highlights reading or listening recommendations and other resources.

Library Night at the K
Tuesday, July 24  |  7:15 p.m. | Royals vs. Detroit Tigers
Tuesday, July 24, is Library Night at the K. Purchase discounted tickets at, and a portion of each sale will benefit the Kansas City Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.