Visiting Jannes Library

Spring Semester Hours (January 22 - May 10, 2024):

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Spring Break 2024 Hours (March 09 - March 17):

Monday, March 11 2024: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Inclement Weather:

When the campus is closed due to the weather, the library is closed. However, library staff will be working from home during regular library hours and are available to assist library users with online resources. Contact or call 816-802-3390 and leave a message.


The book return bin behind Jannes Library is open 24/7 and is checked daily. Please place your returns in the outdoor receptacle.

Library Staff

Megan Channell
Library Director
Contact for library donations or 816.802.3391

Zack Neuman
Visual & Archival Resources Assistant or 816.802.3395

Sienna Henson
Library Assistant or 816.802.3561

Students are welcome to schedule an appointment for an individual research session with the librarians.
General inquiries contact all library staff at or 816.802.3390


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. The Archives include KCAI publications, exhibition files, pamphlets, posters, maps, photographs, audiotapes, films, and scrapbooks. We do not have art in the archive. Our subjects include (but are not limited to) the KCAI campus and its buildings, KCAI faculty, 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 contact staff via email at or by phone at 816.802.3390.