Kirkwood Public Library’s Staff Blog

We are a public library full of voracious readers. Library staff use this blog to chronicle those items we have read, watched or listened to.

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How many of you have old VHS tapes or 8mm cassettes lying around that you can no longer watch? How many of you are like me and want to show your significant other how cute you were when you were little, or want to relive those special moments from years ago? Well, did...

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Here's what's expected to arrive on Blu-ray and DVD this month. As always, be sure to check the Library's Hot DVDs shelves for these and many more newly-released movies! [author_image...

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Spring is Here!

  Well, almost. The weather has been so warm these past few weeks that it feels like Spring started a bit early. The trees are blooming, the birds are singing, and allergies are kicking in! While Spring doesn't officially start until March 20th, let's give Spring...

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Community Spotlight

For the past few months, our staff has been working on creating a Community Spotlight Collection. In this collection, you will find books, and soon to be movies and music, that take place in St. Louis, that are written by a local author, or about someone from our St....

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Valentine Film Picks

A hearty hello to all you wonderful patrons! Can you believe we are less than two weeks away Valentine’s Day? It sure did sneak up. If you are anything like me a sense of dread wells up every time your love says those two words “Romantic Comedy”.  With that in mind,...

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Setting Free the Kites

Alex George, our One Book, One Kirkwood visiting author from 2014 is set to release his next book, Setting Free the Kites. Robert stands watching the demolition of the old paper mill that stood in the center of town and served as a constant reminder of his friend,...

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