North-East Branch

North-East branch

The North-East Branch is located in the historic Northeast area - about 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City. In addition to items in English the North-East Library features a wide variety of materials in Spanish: books, magazines, fotonovelas, CDs, and DVDs. There is also a variety of books, newspapers in other languages to support the community.

North-East serves as a community center for the area as well as a meeting place for various community organizations and neighborhood associations.

Featured Activity at This Branch

No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

Repeats every week every Friday until Sun Jun 30 2019.
9:30 am to 10:30 am

At this branch

  • Computers: 16 for adults, 4 for kids, 3 "express" (15-minute limit).
  • Wireless: All branches have wireless Internet access.
  • Two Study Rooms
  • Two Meeting Rooms:
  • Village Post Office
Book-STEAM

Part science project, part art class, part book club, this Monday evening activity is for kids who are interested in exploring anything and everything STEAM related, especially writing, reading, sc

Cardio Kickboxing: Abs Edition

Punch and kick your way to good health. Fitness champion Nicki Jones will lead you through 10 to 12 rounds of punches, kicks and cardio exercise.

Full Body Chair Fitness

No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout.

Heart Healthy Line Dancing

Get your heart pumping with line dancing instruction and fun led by the Stepp-Tacular Steppers!

Kids Cafe

Stop in at the North-East Public Library for a healthy after-school snack and fun activity, craft, or game.

Kids Cafe

Stop in at the North-East Public Library for a healthy after-school snack and fun activity, craft, or game.

North-East Storytime

Join us at the North-East branch for singing, dancing, stories and fun activities that activate your little one’s brain! Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.
(Ages 0-5)

Tech Coach Drop In at North-East

Computer Questions?

We're here to help with whatever technology questions you have:

· Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Teen Advisory Group

Are you interested in making a difference at your library? Do you enjoy planning events and talking to other teens your age? Then this is the opportunity for you!

Teen Game Night

Join us the first Thursday of every month to play board and videogames. We have a PS4, Xbox 260, and a WiiU to play with! This event is appropriate for ages 12-18.

Village Post Office

Limited postal services are available:

  • Purchase Forever Stamps
  • Obtain Priority Mail Flat Rate envelopes and boxes
  • Mail pre-stamped envelopes or packages
  • Enjoy extended P.O. Box hours

Branch History

The North-East Branch opened in 1914 in Northeast High School with 6,000 books. In 1986 the Northeast, East, and Blue Valley branches were combined into the North-East branch. The library building at 6000 Wilson Road opened in 1989 and now contains approximately 65,000 items.