Edison, Carver, Curie, Gates, YOU

Invent the future at the first Kansas City Invention Convention!

Are you ready to explore the universe?

Join us on February 26, 2021, to receive academic and career advice from a NASA Jet Propulsion Lab employee

Open for Limited Onsite Research

In addition to curbside pickup and return services, limited onsite research services are now available

Our Future

Learn more about the Library’s strategic plan.

COVID-19 Research Guide

Accurate, up-to-date information.

The Linda Hall Library has altered its services and hours during the COVID-19 pandemic. Current library services include: curbside pickup/return and onsite research visits for researchers by appointment only. To learn more about available services and how to access them please visit our COVID-19 services page.

Linda Hall Library

New Strategic Plan

The Library has embarked on a visionary plan to transform by expanding the breadth and depth of learning opportunities offered by Linda Hall Library and Linda Hall Library Foundation, strengthening the Library’s organizational structure, and amplifying its presence in Kansas City. Learn more.

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The Linda Hall Library will once again offer Fellowships to assist scholars’ research stays in the Library’s collections. Fellowships are available from one month to a full semester for projects in the history of science and related disciplines.
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Upcoming Events

  1. 2021 Futures Forum: The Future of Information

    March 4, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Conversing with the Starry Messenger

    March 25, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. How Do I Become an Architect?

    March 26, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Spark Curiosity

Science is all around us and in all we do. Your gift to the Linda Hall Library Foundation supports interactive virtual programming, research fellowships for scholars, preservation of the Linda Hall Library’s extensive collections, and so much more. Give today and inspire people in Kansas City and across the globe to explore the world in which they live.