Good Yarns is Back!

If you knit, crochet, cross stitch, embroider, or do any other fiber crafts, unwind at our Tuesday night Stitching Club!

Finding College Scholarships

Learn about what resources exist to help you find money for college. Registration is required.

Bicentennial Passport to Kirkwood Stories

We Need Your Kirkwood Stories to celebrate Missouri's Bicentennial

Craft Night is Back!

Get in the spirit of fall by making a foliage mobile! Registration is required.

HRC 2021 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 through 10.

Adult Dungeons and Dragons

We invite everyone from beginners to D&D veterans to play a one shot for a fun fantasy get away. Registration is required.

KPL Podcast

Bill Iseminger is the guest on this week's KPL Podcast episode. We will be discussing his book, Cahokia Mounds: America's First City.  All this and so much more this week on your KPL Podcast. Happy listening. 

Big Change Starts Small: How You Can Help Bird Conservation

10 things you can do in your space and in your life that can have an impact on birds and conservation.

MLC Mobile App

At long last, we have a beta version of a new library app! The MLC Libraries of St. Louis app lets you search the catalog, place holds and display your digital library card.

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!

Surprise Bags

A mix of materials picked out just for you based on what you like. 

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


Access eBooks and eAudiobooks with OverDrive and Libby!


Stream films, documentaries, and kid’s programming.


Access movies, music, audiobooks and more with Hoopla!

Digital Magazines

Access digital magazines now through OverDrive (formerly RBDigital).


* 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.


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.

Temporary In-Home access is available.

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.

Other Databases

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

Digital Archives

Kirkwood historical photos, yearbooks, documents, and more!

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.