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Does the library have popular books and movies?

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The UMKC Libraries have some popular books and DVDs but not large numbers of them. The Health Science Library and Miller Nichols Library also have book swap shelves with books are free to anyone and do not have to be checked out or returned, unless you want to bring them back for someone else to read.

The public libraries in the Kansas City area specialize in lending all kinds of popular books and movies. Library cards at the public library are free to anyone. Pick the public library that is closest to where you live to sign up for a card:

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