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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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BioNexus Science2Art 2023

The BioNexus Science2Art exhibit and charity auction returns to the Linda Hall Library for the second consecutive year.

Kansas City Invention Convention

KCIC provides access to resources to help students develop their ideas into real inventions that solve everyday problems.

SEP 7, 5:00 AM


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 Curious Role of Images in Early Modern Science

Dr. William B. Ashworth, Jr. will deliver a talk on the important transition of scientific images from emblem to visual record.

NOV 2, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Library Services

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


The Linda Hall Library’s grounds have been managed for more than 65 years as an urban arboretum, a garden of trees within the city.

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.