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Money Matters

The Kansas City Public Library, in partnership with the Women's Employment Network, is pleased to offer our Money Matters financial education workshop series! These programs are made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart Investing​@​Your Library, a partnership with the American Library Association.

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This Week in KC History
All That Jazz Bennie Moten. Photo courtesy LaBudde Special Collections, UMKC Library

September 23, 1923: The Bennie Moten Orchestra makes the first ever recording of Kansas City style jazz and blues, a musical style that would eventually come to dominate the jazz scene in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Back to School Anna Webber as a young girl, before she began her teaching career in Mitchell County in 1881

A 1972 article in the Kansas Historical Quarterly spotlights a diary kept by Anna Webber during her first term as a teacher in 1881.


Digital Inclusion KC

The Library is helping to bridge the Digital Divide and ensure that all members of our community are digitally included. Learn more...

Career Online High School

A fully accredited, online high school program. Now available through your Library.
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