Pop Up Art Gallery with Sarah Lorentz

Artist Sarah Lorentz will have prints for sale as well as watercolor and oil paintings on display, and she will do live painting on the grounds of the Library, near Curbside parking lot.

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.

Women History Month: Women of Marvel Panel

In honor of Women’s History month join us in a panel discussion about the women of Marvel Comics.

KPL Podcast

This week on the KPL Podcast we're visited by USA Today Bestseller Christina McDonald. We chat about her latest title "Do No Harm," the opioid epidemic, and more. Then Jigisha takes us into February's science segment discussing amazing black inventors and their contributions to society

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!

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.

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!


Free home delivery to eligible Kirkwood residents.


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


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

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.


Computer Use

Is discontinued as of Monday, November 16, 2020.


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!


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.


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.


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

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.


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


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