Jannes Library

Hours + Access

View a campus map

Spring Semester: January 14 – May 3
Monday – Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.  (KCAI ID card required after 9 p.m.)
Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday – 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  (KCAI ID card required.)
Sunday – 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (KCAI ID card required after 9 p.m.)

May Interim: May 4 – June 2
Monday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday – Closed
Exceptions– 
Monday, May 27 – Closed for Memorial Day Holiday
Friday, May 31 – Open 8:00 a.m. – Noon (Closed early for Staff Development Workshop)

Summer Session 1: June 3 – June 30
Monday – Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday – Closed

July Interim: July 1 – July 7
Monday, July 1 – Wednesday, July 3 – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 4 – Sunday, July 7 – Closed

Summer Session 2: July 8 – August 4
Monday – Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

August Interim: August 5 – August 25
Monday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday – Closed

Monday, August 26, 2019: Fall Semester begins.

Please note: Please use the west entrance (the back door) to attend Continuing and Professional Studies classes in Jannes when the library is closed.  

Inclement Weather Policy

Jannes Library and Jannes Computer Lab usually conform to the campus schedule in effect during inclement weather. If classes are canceled, the library is most likely closed.

Contact Us

Need to get in touch? Email us at library@kcai.edu or call us at 816-802-3390.

Library Staff

M.J. Poehler, director of library, mpoehler@kcai.edu or 816-802-3393
Lora Farrell, cataloging and digital services librarian, lfarrell@kcai.edu or 816-802-3394
Megan Channell, circulation coordinator, mchannell@kcai.edu or 816-802-3391
Elizabeth Davis, visual and archival resources specialist, ejdavis@kcai.edu or 816-802-3395

Students are welcome to schedule an appointment for an individual research session with the librarians: M.J. Poehler or Lora Farrell.

 

Archives

KCAI’s Archives are located in the basement of Jannes Library. Materials in the Archives document the history of the Kansas City Art Institute from 1885 to the present time. The Archives include KCAI publications, exhibition files, pamphlets, posters, maps, photographs, audiotapes, films, and scrapbooks. Our subjects include (but are not limited to) the KCAI campus and its buildings, KCAI faculty, and art exhibitions and other special events occurring throughout KCAI’s history. An appointment is required in order to view archives materials. To schedule an appointment or for assistance with Archives queries, contact Elizabeth Davis, Archives Clerk, at ejdavis@kcai.edu or 816-802-3395.

Essential Information + Research Help