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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Want to talk to your kids about race and need a place to start? Explore these titles and look for others by searching "We Stories" in our online catalog....read more
National Good Neighbor Day is observed annually on September 28. This day was created to acknowledge and celebrate the importance of a good neighbor. Share these books with the kiddos in your life to start the discussion on what it means to be a good neighbor. ...read more
This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab “Corsai, Corsai, tooth and claw, shadow and bone will eat you raw. Malchai, Malchai, sharp and sly, smile and bite and drink you dry. Sunai, Sunai, eyes like coal, sing you a song and steal your soul. Monsters, monsters, big and...read more
Welcome to KPL QI Solar Eclipse! As the total solar eclipse just days away (August 21st, 2017) and the subject on everyone’s lips this might be the perfect moment to chat about fantastic facts and events surrounding these celestial events....read more
Reading Buddies is a long running program offered each summer for the last 13 years that pairs a Big buddy grades 7-12 with a little buddy grades 1-4 for paired reading time, and mentorship over the summer. Each year we see Big Buddies come back...read more
Attention local history buffs! Do you find yourself awestruck when observing the original buildings in and around the St. Louis area? Do you often wonder about the origins of local news and radio stations? If so, come and check out the Community Spotlight section at...read more
A sad day indeed! Saturday we said goodbye to the wonderful Bill Potts, Nardole, and another brilliant season of Doctor Who. Yet as we wave goodbye to Peter Capaldi’s fantastic run, let us wave hello to all the great Doctor Who titles your Kirkwood Public Library...read more
I love a good movie, and when the family’s hectic schedule finally slows down in the summer, there’s more time for catching on up on the films I missed seeing in the theater. Netflix is great, but the Hot DVD collection here at Kirkwood Public Library is my...read more
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...read more
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...read more