Book Sale

Sale hours are Friday, October 18th, from 5:15 to 8 pm, and Saturday, October 19th, from 10 am to 3 pm. Book prices are generally in the $.50 to $3.00 range, with payment by cash or check. All proceeds benefit the Kirkwood Public Library. Click below for more information.

CrAfter Work

Quilling is an art form that involves rolling, shaping, and gluing strips of paper to create decorative designs. Create beautiful cards using this fun technique! All supplies are provided. Registration is required.

Music in the Library

A Halloween program! The Confluence Chamber Orchestra, directed by William Bauer, encourages lifelong enjoyment of playing music and performing for diverse audiences.


Kanopy, a streaming video service for libraries, offers access to a large, curated catalog of educational, entertaining, and enriching films.

Tech Savvy Series

The library offers various forms of digital media from ebooks to streaming movies. Join us for another Tech Savvy Series program and learn how to use Hoopla, Libby/overdrive, and our newest streaming service, Kanopy. Space is limited and registration is required.

VHS Conversion as a Service

Our VHSaaS has EXPANDED! Now converting VHS, VHS-C, 8mm, and MiniDV tapes, as well as 8mm and Super 8 reels! Preserve your memories today!

Build Your Best Resume

With instructions from an experienced Executive Recruiter, you’ll learn what companies are looking for in a resume, and walk through the steps to build a resume that sets you up for success.

Featured Services

Copper Beech Tree

The Kirkwood community has been very lucky over the years to have the two beautiful and stately copper beech trees located on Kirkwood Public Library grounds.

Cupola Restoration

On Tuesday, October 1, the Library’s cupola was temporarily removed for restoration. Once restored, the cupola will be returned.

HRC Student Art Exhibit

This art exhibit is open to all middle school students in public, private, religious schools, and home schooled, located within the City limits of Kirkwood R7 School District: grades 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.

Access OverDrive


Kanopy streaming video offers a large collection of award-winning films, documentaries, and kid's programming. Or download the Kanopy app today.


KPL Digital Archive

Our mission is to provide access to digital content that is in need of preservation, historically relevant, and meaningful to the Kirkwood Community.