Mid-Continent Public Library


Arts, Culture, HumanitiesBoard of DirectorsNonprofit MemberPublic/Societal Benefit

About Us

MCPL is the largest library system in the Kansas City metropolitan area serving over 780,000 residents in Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties. For over 50 years, MCPL has been striving to provide customers with the best possible library experience through our values of intellectual freedom, inclusion, innovation, service, stewardship, and trust.

Mission Statement
Mid-Continent Public Library’s mission is to enrich our citizens and communities through expanding access to innovation, information, ideas, and inspiration.

Vision Statement
Mid-Continent Public Library will provide the best library experience in North America.