KCUR News
8:17 am
Tue June 23, 2009

Cooling Centers

Kansas City, MO – Communities across the metro have opened cooling centers, places where those without air conditioning can go to get out of the heat. For more information call the United Way at 2-1-1.

MISSOURIClay County, MO

Kansas City:
Salvation Army Northland (816) 452-5663 4300 NE Parvin Road, Kansas City, MO 64117 M-SU 8am-5pm Cold drinks and snacks available.

Jackson County, MO

Grandview:
Salvation Army Grandview (816) 966-8300 6111 E 129th St, Grandview, MO M-Su 8am-5pm Cold drinks and snacks available.

Independence:
Salvation Army Independence (816) 252-3200 14700 E. Truman Road, Independence, MO 64050 M-SU 8am-5pm Cold drinks and snacks available.

Lee's Summit:
The Lee's Summit VFW Post 5789 (816) 816-525-5789 329 SE Douglas, LS,MO 64063 M-Su 11am - 9pm Have restrooms and kitchen, will be serving lunch

Kansas City:
Hillcrest Community Center (816) 784-7000 10401 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, MO 64134 M-TH 7am-9pm; FR 7am-6pm; SA 9am-6pm Showers, ice machine, and computers available free of charge

Salvation Army Bellefontaine (816) 483-8484 3013 E. 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64124 M-SU 8am-5pm Cold drinks and snacks available.

Salvation Army Blue Valley (816) 241-6488 AIR CONDITIONING IS OUT- WILL NOT BE RUNNING A COOLING CENTER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!! 6618 E. Truman Road, Kansas City, MO 64126 M-SU 8am-5pm Cold drinks and snacks available.

Salvation Army Westport (816) 753-6040 500 W. 39th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111 M-SU 8am-5pm Cold drinks and snacks available.

Platte County

Kansas City:
Line Creek Community Center (816) 513-0760 5940 N.W. Waukomis Drive, Kansas City, MO 64151 M-F 7am-10pm; SA 7am-6pm; SU 12:30pm-9:30pm

KANSAS

Johnson County, KS

DeSoto:
DeSoto Library (913) 583-3106 33145 W. 83rd Street, DeSoto, KS 66018 TU-WE 10am-6pm; TH 10am-8pm; F 10am-6pm; SA 10am-2pm

Edgerton:
Edgerton Library (913) 893-6720 319 E. Nelson, Edgerton, KS 66021 TU 10am-6pm; WE 1pm-8pm; TH-SA 10am-2pm

Gardner:
Gardner Library (913) 856-7223 137 E. Shawnee, Gardner, KS 66030 M-TH 10am-9pm; F 10am-6pm; SA 9am-5pm

Leawood:
Leawood Pioneer Library (913) 344-0250 4700 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211 M-TH 10am-9pm; F 10am-6pm; SA 9am-5pm

Lenexa:
Lackman Library (913) 495-7540 15345 W. 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa, KS 66219 M-TH 10am-9pm; F 10am-6pm; SA 9am-5pm; SU 1pm-5pm

Merriam:
Antioch Library (913) 261-2300 8700 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Merriam, KS 66202 M-TH 10am-9pm; F 10am-6pm; SA 9am-5pm; SU 1pm-5pm

Mission:
Sylvester Powell, Jr. Community Center (913) 722-8200 6200 Martway, Mission, KS 66202 TH 5:30am-9pm; F 5:30am-8pm

Olathe:
Olathe Public Library (913) 971-6850 201 E. Park, Olathe, KS 66061 TU -TH 9am-9pm; F 9am-6pm; SA 9am-5pm; SU 1pm-5pm Bring medications and personal snacks

Indian Creek Branch Library (913) 971-5235 12990 S. Black Bob Road, Olathe, KS 66062 M-TH 10am-9pm; F 10am-6pm; SA 10am-5pm; SU 1pm-5pm

Salvation Army Olathe (913) 782-3640 420 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 66061 M-SU 8am-5pm Cold drinks and snacks available.

Overland Park:
Blue Valley Library (913) 495-3850 9000 W. 151st Street, Overland Park, KS 66221 M-F 10am-9pm; SA 9am-5pm; SU 1pm-5pm

Central Resource Library (913) 495-2400 9875 W. 87th Street, Overland Park, KS 66212 M-TH 9am-9pm; F 9am-6pm; SA 9am-5pm; SU 1pm-5pm

Oak Park Library (913) 752-8700 9500 Bluejacket, Overland Park, KS 66214 M-F 10am-95m; SA 9am-5pm; SU 1pm-5pm

Prairie Village:
Corinth Library (913) 967-8650 8100 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208 M-TH 10am-9pm; F 10am-6pm; SA 9am-5pm; SU 1pm-5pm

Roeland Park:
Cedar Roe Library (913) 384-8590 5120 Cedar, Roeland Park, KS 66205 M-TH 10am-9pm; F 10am-6pm; SA 9am-5pm

Shawnee:
Shawnee Library (913) 962-3800 13811 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66216 M-TH 10am-9pm; F 10am-6pm; SA 9am-5pm

Spring Hill:
Spring Hill Library (913) 592-3232 109 S. Webster Spring Hill, KS 66083 M 10am-6pm; TU 10am-8pm; WE-TH 10am-6pm; SA 10am-2pm

Wyandotte County, KS

Kansas City
Salvation Army KCK (913) 232-5400 6723 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS M-SU 8am-5pm Cold drinks and snacks available.

Argentine Community Center (913) 261-4382 2810 Metropolitan, Kansas City, KS M-F 9am-9pm

Armordale Community Center (913) 551-0408 730 Osage, Kansas City KS M-F 3pm-9pm

Eisenhower Community Center (913) 596-7050 2901 North 72nd, Kansas City, KS M-F 9am-9pm

KCK Library Argentine Branch (913) 722-7400 2800 Metropolitan, Kansas City, KS M-Th 8:30am-8:30pm, F-Sa 8:30am-5pm, Su 1pm-5pm

KCK Library Main Branch (913) 551-3280 625 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS M-Th 8:30am-8:30pm, F-Sa 8:30am-5pm, Su 1pm-5pm

KCK Library Turner Community Branch (913) 596-1404 831 S 55th St, Kansas City, KS M-Th 12pm-8pm, F 10am-5pm, Sa 10am-2pm

KCK Library Wyandotte West Branch (913) 596-5800 1737 N 82nd St, Kansas City, Kansas M-Th 9am-9pm, F-Sa 9am-5pm, Su 1pm-5pm