The Grain Valley, Oak Grove, and Blue Springs North Branches are currently closed until further notice due to potential COVID-19 exposure. For a complete list of branches that are currently closed, visit the MCPL COVID-19 Information and Updates page.
Note: Returns: Book Drops Only. Holds Pick-Up: Curbside or Drive-Up Service. In-Branch: No in-branch services. Virtual Branch is available 24/7.
All MCPL branches will be closed from 5:00pm Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday as part of its COVID-19 response. Our Virtual Branch is available 24/7.
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