Food for Fines

Bring unexpired canned or boxed goods to reduced your fines. Each item is good for $1 off qualifying Kirkwood fines up to $20. No glass containers please! High demand items include: oatmeal, pasta sauce, whole wheat pasta, applesauce, fruit snacks, fruit cups, canned soup (chicken or tomato), canned fruit / veggies, pudding cups, ritz crackers, mayonnaise.

Great American Read PBS Pre-Screenings

The Great American Read is back on PBS this fall. Visit the Library to see the episodes before they are on national TV. Discussions will take place after the screenings. is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Access to requires a Kirkwood Library Card.

Art Gallery Submissions

Kirkwood Public Libray is currently accepting art submissions for the 2019 Art Galley exhibits through October 1st, 2018.

Voter Registration with the LWV

Volunteers from the League of Women Voters will be available to help you get registered to vote and answer questions!

Music in the Library

Kevin Renick is a native Kirkwoodian singer-songwriter. His song “Up in the Air” appeared in the closing credits in the film of the same name starring George Clooney.

Author Visit with James Baker

Meramec Highlands-Another View Volume 1, is a follow-up to Glimpses of Meramec Highlands published in 1995.  The history of the early 20th century health resort overlooking the Meramec River in west Kirkwood. Books for sale and signing.

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!

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!

2018 Middle School Art Exhibit

Open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. Click for more information.

Giving Bag

During the month of September, every Giving Bag sold at the Schnucks store located at 10233 Manchester, St. Louis MO 63122 will generate a $1 donation to support KPL.