WWI and the Introduction of the Fossil Fuel Era

Presented in partnership with the National WWI Museum and Memorial
and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home.

The program will be held at the National WWI Museum and Memorial.

New Library System

Read about our new library system

Our Future

Learn more about the Library’s strategic plan

Public Programs

Lectures by internationally-known speakers and researchers


Journals and monographs focusing on science, technology, and engineering

History of Science

Rare books including those by Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, and Charles Darwin

Urban Arboretum

A park-like setting of 14 acres surrounds the Library

NOTICE: Due to inclement weather in the Kansas City area, the Library will be closed today, Friday, January 24.

Linda Hall Library

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.
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Linda Hall Library


The Linda Hall Library will once again offer Fellowships to assist scholars’ research stays in the Library’s collections. Fellowships are available from one week to a full academic year for projects in the history of science and related science and technology disciplines.
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Upcoming Events

  1. Women on the Nile in the “Golden Age” of Travel

    February 6, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Second Saturday Conversation: Coffee with the Curators

    February 8, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Linda Hall Library Film Series – Concussion

    February 10, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Support Science Literacy!

Your gift to the Linda Hall Library Foundation helps public programs, research fellowships, and preservation of the Linda Hall Library’s collections – but also so much more. Your support helps connect people of all ages to how science works, how it has changed their lives, and how it will shape their future.

Contribute now to help make Kansas City one of the most science literate communities in the country!