Kansas City Public Library: Plaza Branch

4801 Main St (at Ward Pkwy)
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 701-3481
9:00am - 9:00pm
9:00am - 9:00pm
9:00am - 9:00pm
9:00am - 9:00pm
9:00am - 9:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
1:00pm - 6:00pm


  • Roomy, quiet place for wifi
  • Best place in Kansas City to study!
  • Get a great view of the Plaza, drink some coffee, and, you know, read and stuff.
  • The wifi is now password protected and it changes every 30 days. This is new.
  • Pull your laptop out or your favorite book and sit at the window during the night.....The Plaza lights are beautiful!!!!
  • Great place to take the kids. Watch the buses, cars and trucks from the east side.
  • This plaza branch is amazing! Check out the monthly events and programs scheduled. On Wednesday mornings babies up to age two can sing, dance, and play during story time. www.kiaraloveskc.com
  • A good place to read, nice view to see the plaza.
  • My favorite branch of the Kansas City Public Library.
  • Be sure to bring back all checked out books
  • on Friday nights, they often have free music programs and events for children
  • If you have little kids, every Wednesday morning is story time at 9:30... my little one love's it!!!
  • grteat place to sit with laptop and enjoy the veiw
  • Great magazine selection. Grab one and read it while looking over the plaza.
  • I absolutely love this library! I try not to do any actual "work" while I'm here so that I don't taint the space. I love coming in here just to read or work on my planner. Or maybe journal a little!
  • The resources at this branch of the Kansas City Public Library are abundant.
  • Great place to study, research, conduct business meetings and just chill and read a good book:-)
  • I love to work from here, it's quiet and you have a great view
  • Love this location.
  • Window tables and outlets are a premium. Don't go on Sundays, you won't get work done.

Nearby places

4851 Main St (49th & Main)
4855 Main St (Plaza Colonnade)