Following the lead of The Matilda Project The Alibi Library has decided to produce a short series highlighting the work of some of the best fictional libraries:
I decided to include this library in this section given that most of you just won´t believe it´s real when you see the pictures of it:
The Kansas City Public Library founded in 1873, is the oldest and third largest public library system in the metropolitan Kansas City area.
Its special collection include original published materials, news articles, post cards, photographs, maps, and city directories dating from the community’s earliest history. The Library’s Ramos Collection includes books, pamphlets, journal articles and other materials relating to African-American history and culture.
“The Community Bookshelf” (building design) itself showcases 22 titles reflecting a wide variety of reading interests as suggested by Kansas City readers and then selected by The Kansas City Public Library Board of Trustees.”
Teens Library Blog
The blog has a section on:
which must be something of a concern for young teens stateside.
Unfortunately Kansas City also has:
Coming up Matilda, Ghostbusters, Star Wars…