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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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How Do I Become an Engineer?

Are you a student considering a career as an engineer? Join us for a Q&A session to get academic and career advice from a panel of young engineers.

OCT 8, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Lisa Browar to Retire as Library President

Lisa M. Browar has announced her intention to retire from the Linda Hall Library in September 2023, after having served as its president for 15 years.


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 Anatomy of a Breach: Lessons from SolarWinds

Tim Brown from SolarWinds will discuss the details of the 2020 security breach, lessons learned, and how it has shaped our future.

NOV 3, 7:00 PM - 8:00 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.