Invent the Future

Registration for KCIC 2022 is now open!

Humpback Whale Communication in a Changing Ocean

On October 20, join Dr. Michelle Fournety, from the Apple TV+ documentary, Fathom, to learn about her research on humpback whale calls and how increased human activity impacts the ocean.

How Do I Become an Engineer?

Join this interactive Q&A with a panel of professional engineers on October 22 to receive academic and career advice and answers to your questions about what it takes to become an engineer.

Discover More on YouTube

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

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

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.