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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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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
What is courage? Why does it matter? Use this list of books to spark discussion with your child! ...read more
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...read more
April showers will hopefully bring lots of May flowers! Enjoy these great read alouds all about rain!...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Welcome to KPL QI Libraries. As the 16th is National Librarian Day, I thought this a perfect opportunity to look at those fabulous places in which you would find them, hard at work. Joining me on the panel can be all of you! Just comment below if you have any...read more
Robot Roll Call! Mystery Science Theater 3000 returns in less than a month and I could not be more excited. This wonderful program was a quintessential part of growing up in the 90ies and on April 14th its long absence will end. With the countdown started I thought...read more