May 17, 2022

The Kansas City Public Library Tops the Newsweek List of “The Most Innovative Libraries Around the World”

The Newsweek ranking of “The Most Innovative Libraries Around the World” was released today and consists of nine libraries (both public and academic).

The Newsweek article includes descriptions and images for each selection.

Here’s the Complete List:

Kansas City Public Library

1. Kansas City Library
Kansas City, Missouri

2. Biblioteca Vasconcelos
Mexico City, Mexico

3. Stuttgart City Library
Stuttgart, Germany

4. Biblioteca Sandro Penna
Perugia, Italy

5. Beach Library
Albena, Bulgaria

6. The Camel Library Service
North Eastern Province, Kenya

7. Bishan Library

8. Seikei University Library
Tokyo, Japan

9. Macquarie University Library
Sydney, Australia

Direct to Complete Article

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.