Service Announcement

  • All KCPL locations will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23rd and will remain closed Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Clendenin Branch hours are changing for the winter.
  • Pop-Up Library Service will end for the season on Wednesday, November 30th.

Digital Resources

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Oxford Reference

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

Bypass the inaccuracy of quotes on the web. This dictionary focuses on quotes after 1900.

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Bypass the inaccuracy of quotes on the web. The classic quotes we all remember.

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Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Children’s books stay in your memory forever. This encyclopedia covers the authors, the illustrators, the books and the awards.

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Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms

English is a magpie language stealing words from other languages. From QED to macabre to haute couture, find out where the phrases come from.

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Pirates Through the Ages

Pirates for real, pirates on film, the pirate code and pirate language, it is all here.

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Points of View

Hot topics with pro/con materials.

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Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA)

A treasure trove of customizable business research for the business professional and job seeker.

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Religion and Politics in America

This encyclopedia provides an overview of the interrelation of religion and politics from colonial days to 2016.

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Scholastic Teachables

A wide variety of printable learning materials for students Pre-K to 8th grade.

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Shakespeare for Students

To pass or not to pass is not a question, if you use these three volumes on Shakespeare.

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Sounds of Rebellion: Music of the 1960s

If the music of the 1950s scandalized parents, were they ready for rock and roll, political statements and the British Invasion? Website Logo

Learn how to identify bullying and stand up to it safely. provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

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Successful Time Management

Key to success today, time management is a vital skill to learn. 

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Supreme Court Drama

Famous legal cases are discussed and the ripple effects of important decisions.

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Taking Minutes of Meetings

From setting the agenda to the final minutes polishing these skills leads to smoothly run projects and good communication.

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Travel Information for U.S. States

Helps travelers find what they need to travel abroad.

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TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Library is an online library of interactive books for pre-readers and early readers with a growing number of chapter books. A Service of The Princeton Review logo

Get free help with homework, building a resume, test prep, job skills and more. Available every day from noon to midnight.