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Linda Hall Library

WHERE SCIENCE LIVES

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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Presidential Scholar in Bibliography

The Linda Hall Library is thrilled to welcome its first Presidential Scholar in Bibliography, J.P. Ascher.

Feeding the Spirit of Innovation

As the place "where science lives", the Library offers something for researchers worldwide, local professionals, and the inventors of Kansas City.

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

Your support allows us to continue to bring science to life through our collections, programs, educational resources, and research fellowships.

Online Catalog

Collections

Search for books, journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, standards, and other materials. Click here for the full Library catalog.

Apply for Fellowships

The 2023-24 Linda Hall Library Fellowship application is live! Submit a project proposal here.

Library Services

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

Collections

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.