Josephine Baker: A Modern Women

Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, traces Josephine Baker’s meteoric rise from  St. Louis to her successes in Paris and around the world, and locates Baker as an example of the phenomenon of the “modern woman” of the 1920s.

Library Closed

In honor of Father's Day.

Friends Book Sale

This will be a “bag sale.” We give you the bag, and you fill it up for $8 on Friday and $5 on Saturday. No entry fee. We take checks or cash.

The First Secret City Film Screening

Presented by directors, Alison Carrick and C.D. Seltzer, this documentary documents St. Louis' nuclear waster problem stemming from it's days refining uranium and other classified works for the Atomic Energy Commission.

Be SMART

Bringing Together Adults Concerned about Kids, Guns, and Safety presented by Peggy Neufeld.

VHS to DVD Conversion

Let the Library convert your old home movies for FREE! We can convert VHS, VHS-C and 8mm cassette tapes and burn them onto DVD for you!

Featured Services

Great American Read

“The Great American Read,” an eight-part television series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love.  We invite you to celebrate with us!

Access WOWbrary

What is Fake News?

Did you miss our live stream? Watch the archived version on the KPL YouTube page.

Drop-In IT

Simply “drop in” for help with computers, tablets, the internet and other technologies. No appointment necessary.

Wednesdays 2 – 4 PM
Saturdays 10 AM – Noon

KPL Digital Archive

Now featuring Kirkwood High School Yearbooks from 1938 – 1988!

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