Local Author - Nancy Carver

Sit in as local author Nancy Carver discusses her book The Inspiring History of a Special Relationship. Register Now!

Winter Reading

Stay cozy this winter with our Cozy Covers Winter Reading program.

Getting Started in Genealogy and Family History Research

Learn about the Family History research process and discover ways to work through your genealogy and family history mysteries

KPL Podcast

This week on the KPL Podcast our special guest is #1 New York Times bestseller novelist Lisa Gardner. We discuss her most recent standalone title "Before She Disappeared." We dive into our first science segment .It's a thriller of week on the KPL Podcast!

Music in the Library

Listen to the music of Gary Hochberg as he pays to tribute to Valentines Day. Watch live on YouTube at https://youtu.be/U4tf18fcdSo

Library Update

Until further notice, the Kirkwood Public Library is Closed to Browsing. See below for links to Library resources you can access from home. For future updates stay tuned to our website, social media and sign up for our email newsletter.

Eating Disorder Education and Awareness

Eating disorders are a  complex and devastating mental illness with stigma and misunderstanding attached to it. Join the conversation during eating disorder awareness week. This event is presented by The Missouri Eating Disorder.

What We Offer While We Are Closed for Browsing

Below you will find a selection of services and resources that we are still providing. If you have any questions about our currently offered services / resources, please call use at (314) 821-5770. Thank you!

Surprise Bags

A mix of materials picked out just for you based on what you like. 

Dial a Story

Content created for you! Browse past & current recordings.

Books on the Go

Get a selection of books for kids or teens based on your interests!

Homebound

Free home delivery to eligible Kirkwood residents.

Curbside

Place library materials on hold and arrange to pick them up curbside.

COVID-19

We take the pandemic seriously. Here is what we are doing to help.

Online Library Materials

OverDrive

Access eBooks and eAudiobooks with OverDrive and Libby!

Kanopy*

Stream films, documentaries, and kid’s programming.

Hoopla*

Access movies, music, audiobooks and more with Hoopla!

RBDigital

Access the entire RBDigital catalog of digital magazines.

 

* Available to Kirkwood residents only. Non-residents should inquire with their home library district.

Technology Services

3D Printing

Now available! Submit your 3D files, or choose from our selection.

Remote Grab-a-Geek

Make an appointment for assistance with your tech!

Plotter Printing

Print on a large scale on standard, heavyweight or glossy paper.

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Computer Use

Is discontinued as of Monday, November 16, 2020.

VHSaaS

VHS Conversion Service is back! Click for more information.

Original Content

KPL Podcast

Check out the amazing content and author interviews with the KPL Podcast!

YouTube

Check out KPL’s YouTube page for more staff created content!

Library Blog

KPL staff love to read! We also love to blog about what we’ve read.

Vlog

KPL’s two Shan(n)ons talk about books, movies, music and more…

Online Resources

Universal Class

Over 500 different courses to help your educational goals.

Ancestry.com

Temporary In-Home access is available.

Digital Archives

Kirkwood historical photos, yearbooks, documents, and more!

Mango Languages

Learn one of 70+ new language with Mango!

Foundation Directory

Temporary In-Home access is available.

Learning Express

Practice tests, exercises, and skill-building to help with your job search.

Creativebug

For DIY, crafters and makers with thousands of art & craft videos.

Voting

Information for voters, including polling places and important dates.

Other Databases

KPL has many online resources for access at home. Find them all here!

For Kids & Teens

Virtual Storytimes

Youth staff presents Virtual Storytimes on Instagram!

Explora Elementary

Learning resources for Elementary School students.

Books on the Go

Let us pull together a selection of kid’s books based on your interests!

Explora Secondary

Learning resources for Middle and High School students.

Tumblebooks

Books, videos and read-alongs from children’s literature.

Vlog

KPL’s two Shan(n)ons talk about books, movies, music and more…