One Author One Kirkwood with Brit Bennett

Brit Bennett is the author of the National Book Award nominated novel, The Vanishing Half. Watch Live on YouTube!

Teen Micro Fiction Writing Contest

Calling all Teen Writers! The 2021 Teen Micro Fiction Writing Contest runs between March 15- April 16, 2021. Let your creativity drive your writing, as the only requirements are that your submission be 500 words or less. Click below for contest entry details.

Meet With a Lawyer

Bring your business or nonprofit legal questions and meet with a Lawyer one-on-one via Zoom. Register Now!

RBDigital on OverDrive

Our RBDigital collection of magazines has moved to OverDrive. Access all the same content through OverDrive as well as the OverDrive and Libby apps. Just look for Magazines, under Subjects.

KPL Podcast

We are jam packed with celebration this week on the KPL Podcast! First we're visited by New York Times Bestseller Lisa Scottoline. We will be discussing her latest title "Eternal." Then, Jigisha and Ryan party down for National Library Week by sharing what they and other library staff members are reading in this week's Readers Advisory segment. Lastly for National Poetry Month we've a poetry reading!

Library Update

See below for links to Library resources you can access from home or through curbside pickup. For future updates stay tuned to our website, social media and sign up for our email newsletter.

Virtual and Curbside Services

Below you will find a selection of services and resources that we are providing virtually or via curbside.
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!


Free home delivery to eligible Kirkwood residents.


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

Online Library Materials


Access eBooks and eAudiobooks with OverDrive and Libby!


Stream films, documentaries, and kid’s programming.


Access movies, music, audiobooks and more with Hoopla!


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.


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!

Library Blog

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


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

Online Resources

Universal Class

Over 500 different courses to help your educational goals.

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.


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


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

Sunday Storytimes

Youth staff presents Virtual Storytimes on Youtube!

Explora Secondary

Learning resources for Middle and High School students.

Books on the Go

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

Teen Advisory Board

Teens discussing books, library programs and collections!


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

Book Lists

Check out all our book lists for children and teens.