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“Look up their programs”

Kansas City Public Library
Ranked #34 of 155 things to do in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence
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Kansas City, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Look up their programs”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The Kansas City library offers great book talks with authors and other enrichment activities. The children's section seems sparse but just ask a librarian and they will help from the book in the back room!

Visited April 2013
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Kansas City, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Interesting speakers”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The library draws in the community with speakers that discuss various books and topics. Great architecture and the mural across from the downtown library is great!

Visited November 2012
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Pearland, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Beautiful library”
Reviewed 13 July 2013

The doors of the entrance was beautiful. We went inside to just look and the antique clocks and furniture there are just beautiful. The children's library was nice with the large books at the entrance and the side of the building with all the giant books with the titles were very nicely done. I wanted to take a photo from across the street but the trees were too tall obstructing the view of the building.

Visited July 2013
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Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
“Not just a LIBRARY !!!”
Reviewed 25 June 2013

The Kansas city Public LIBRARY is no ordinary mundane library, to visit the downtown central Kansas City PUBLIC LIBRARY is an Attractions' - ATTRACTION. Of course there are shelves and isles and isles of books, dvds and cds: but every community should be so fortunate to have the features of a staff and programming second- to NONE from side of the coast - to the other.
Rather than try to detail each specific reason WHY our Central downtown Kansas City PUBLIC LIBRARY is well, LOVED and adored, all I can say, ir spend enough time in Kansas City to come to one of their Lecture series and see: a whole other FLAVOR, of what makes this place such a special extrodinary gathering point in all of greater K.C. in the center most part of the the entire United States.
Marvin S. Robinson, II
Quindaro Ruins / Underground Railroad- exercise 2013

Visited June 2013
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Honolulu
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116 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Bank turned library”
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Glad this old, elegant bank building was turned into a library, and that the vault doors were saved and on display. The library is well kept up with the main floor décor maintained and displayed. Another good structure for history buffs.

Visited June 2013
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