Things to Do in Missouri

Join Missouri author Amanda E. Doyle for an afternoon of watery discoveries around the state, perfect for the whole family.

Hope for the Planet: Native Gardening

Missouri Department of Conservation presenters Donna Philips & Karen Zelle will review the impact of environmental stressors on the natural habitats needed for a sustainable future.

Drop-In IT Returns!

Drop-In IT is returning on a limited basis. Simply “Drop-In” for basic help with computers, tablets, the internet and other technologies. No appointment necessary. Check calendar for availability and cancellations.


We're always looking for ways to improve your library experience, and thanks to a grant we received, we've been hard at work tagging thousands of library materials and books with RFID tags. These tags will make many library processes more efficient and fast.

Tech Startups with the SBDC

An introduction to starting your own technology start-up. It will provide a brief overview of the Tech Business Model Canvas and how to build a hypothesis for what specific problem your idea might solve. This includes introduction to the value proposition canvas and to the concept of Product-Market fit, which is the key to any new tech idea.

Art Gallery

Our Art Gallery is open again! Stop by the library's computer lab to view our the current works on display.

New MLC App

Our library app is out of development and ready to use! Check it out today to search the library catalog and manage your library account.

KPL Podcast

It's the Dragon episode The KPL Podcast interviews Kelly Barnhill about her new book, "When Women Were Dragons" and more dragon book recommendations.

Featured Services

Below you will find a selection of featured library services and resources.
If you have any questions, please call use at (314) 821-5770. Thank you!


VHS Conversion Service is back! Click for more information.

Book Bundles

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

Home Borrowing

Free home delivery to eligible Kirkwood residents.

Online Library Materials

OverDrive / Libby

Access eBooks & eAudiobooks with OverDrive or with the Libby app!


Stream films, documentaries, and kid’s programming.


Access movies, music, audiobooks and more with Hoopla!

Digital Magazines

Access Digital Magazines now through OverDrive.


* 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 remote 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


Step-by-step directions for 50+ legal essentials for business owners.

Universal Class

Over 500 different courses to help your educational goals.

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.

Other Databases

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


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

Learning Express

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

For Kids & Teens

Sunday Storytimes

Youth staff presents Virtual Storytimes on Youtube!

Explora Secondary

Learning resources for Middle and High School students.

Book Bundles

Get a selection of books for kids or teens 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.