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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Happy Donald Duck Day

Greetings fellow library goers. Did you know that June 9th is Donald Duck Day? With the exciting reboot of the beloved Duck Tales just around the corner, now is a perfect time to drop on by the Kirkwood Public Library and check out a wide selection of your Disney...

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Summer Books Clubs are Here!

Everyone is Reading Under the Sun! KPL’s Book Clubs meet all year long-including the summer! Here are the Book clubs, what they are reading, and when they are meeting.  All book clubs meet in the Library’s meeting room except where noted. Mystery Readers: The Secret...

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Fathers in Literature

Just in time for Father’s Day – the most captivating, supportive and protective fathers in literature! Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee:  Not only did the fictional character profoundly impact the legal profession, he also showed his children how to...

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Welcome to KPL QI Summer! As we are just about to kick off Kirkwood Public Library 2017 Summer Reading (Saturday, May 20) I thought this a perfect time to chat about some fantastic fun facts about these lovely months. Joining me on the panel can be all of you! Just...

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Grant Provides New Makerbot 3D Printer

We are very interested in 3D technology and feel it plays an integral part with the Library’s role in our community – that of a place where innovation is sought and made available to the public for experimentation and exploration. We launched 3D printing as a service...

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May The 4th Be With You

Happy “May the 4th Be With You” Day! Visit your spectacular Kirkwood Public Library for everything you need to make this Star Wars day out of this world. Relive the quintessential original trilogy on DVD or Bluray. Check out the recently released Rogue One and/or...

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Engaging Early Chapter Books

Summer is a great time to introduce the young readers in your life to new series. After a day at the pool or camp, kiddos can enjoy some quiet time with these new friends. All of these titles also make good read-alouds. If you'd like even more suggestions, please pop...

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