2022-23 Fellowship Application Now Open

Doctoral students, postdocs & independent scholars can receive up to four months of funding to explore our collections, either on-site or remotely. Submit your proposal by January 21, 2022.

Invent the Future

Registration for KCIC 2022 is now open!

Discover More on YouTube

Tune in on YouTube and discover two new series from Library experts: Science Headliners and Paper Cuts.

Thinking about a career as a marine biologist?

Join us on January 28, 2022 for an opportunity to get academic and career advancement advice from Jaclyn Doody, a Naturalist and Marine Animal Researcher based in Key West, Florida.

STEM Educators Initiative

Join us for the second session of our free, content-based STEM education series: How to Use Design Thinking in Your STEM Classroom on April 27, 2022.

NOTICE: Masks are recommended indoors for all Library visitors and staff.

The Library will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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. To learn more about available services and how to access them please visit our COVID-19 services page.

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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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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.