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Linda Hall Library


A leading independent science research library, the Linda Hall Library brings science, engineering, and technology to life in new and relevant ways.

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Linda Hall Library 2023-24 Fellows

The Linda Hall Library is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023-24 research fellowships.

Adult Education

An opportunity for inquiring minds to explore the history of science and technology in small, online classes taught by experts.


Your support allows us to continue to bring science to life through our collections, programs, educational resources, and research fellowships.

Online Catalog


Search for books, journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, standards, and other materials. Click here for the full Library catalog.

The Jazz of Physics: Quantum Improvisation

Join us for a night of free music with NEA Jazz Master saxophonist Donald Harrison and theoretical physicist Stephon Alexander.

JUN 22, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Library Services

The Linda Hall Library is open to the public free of charge. 


We collect in 82 languages, from 1472 to the present. Our holdings are a rich resource for researchers and scholars. 

Life at Linda Hall Library

We open our doors to scientists, engineers, historians, students, and learners of all ages who gather to question, understand, and learn.

Kansas City Invention Convention

KCIC is a STEMIE competition that teaches problem-solving and creativity to students in 17 counties and 31 school districts across the KC metro.

Scientist of the Day

Learn about today’s featured scientist and their impact on the fields of science, engineering, and technology.