Chained to the Sky


Chained to the Sky

The Linda Hall Library proudly presents Chained to the Sky: The Science of Birds, Past & Future, a free exhibition that explores the story of our relationship with birds.

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Scientist of the Day

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

Kansas City Invention Convention

KCIC provides access to resources to help students develop their ideas into real inventions that solve everyday problems.


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.

How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction

Evolutionary biologist Beth Shapiro examines the extraordinary cutting-edge science that is being used to resurrect the past.

MAR 7, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Library Services

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


The Linda Hall Library’s grounds have been managed for more than 65 years as an urban arboretum, a garden of trees within the city.

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.

All Videos

Browse videos from previous events, lectures, and fellows' presentations.