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The Central Library offers Kansas City’s smartest wedding venue that will make your day truly special. Simply choose from one of our unique space options that will wow and energize all of your guests. Our dedicated staff will provide exemplary services for a flat rental fee.


Ceremony rentals include the space, setup/teardown, furniture, bridal/groomsmen dressing rooms, and a rehearsal time. Basic mics for simple audio are included, except on the Rooftop. Décor elements such as floral,linen/fabrics, candles, and specialty lighting are not included. A wedding coordinator is required.


Reception rentals include the space, setup/teardown, furniture, use of built-in audiovisual, and onsite support. Décor elements such as floral, linen/fabrics, candles, and specialty lighting are not included.


Groups are welcome to contact their chosen catering company from the list below to make all of their full-service food and beverage arrangements. Catering is limited to these companies only.

Learn more

Download the Kansas City Public Library's weddings brochure (pdf) for additional information about spaces, capacities, features, prices, and more.

couple kissing
Photo: Jason Domingues Photography

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For questions and availability, please contact Events Coordinator at