Metro Area Libraries - Librarian Recommended Websites

Local Resources

Johnson County Library
OPL's neighbor, filled with lots of resources Olathe residents may access too by virtue of being a Johnson County resident. Just have your OPL library card handy.

Johnson County Law Library
This library is a great resource for legal information, but check hours before you visit.

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

Kansas City, Missouri Public Library

KU Medical Library

KU Regents Center Library at the Edwards Campus

Linda Hall Library
Linda Hall is the largest privately funded library of science, engineering and technology in the world open to the public. Got a tough science-related question? There's a good chance Linda Hall has the answer.

Mid-Continent Public Library

Spencer Art Reference Library at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

UMKC Library
A great resource for music and film(video) questions.

Other Kansas Libraries

Lawrence Public Library

Northeast Kansas Library system
Check out this site to see all the other libraries serving the northeast part of Kansas.

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

State Library of Kansas
Some of the resources brought to you through the Olathe Public Library are provided by the generosity of The Kansas State Library. Not only do Olathe residents reap the benefits of these resources but all residents of Kansas. Resources such as the downloadable audiobook collectionand a number of databases.

Other Libraries

Library of Congress
Okay, so it's not a local library, but hey, it's cool.