A Celebration of Families!

A Celebration of Families!

All families are special and unique, and we want to celebrate it! Books can act as a gateway to teaching, sharing, and exploring with your child– so what a better way to celebrate all types of families, while also teaching them to take pride in what makes their...

← Fall Food for Fines Best Youth Books of 2017 from the Kirkwood Public Library! → I am so excited about two new books that came out within the last couple of weeks! Both books are by authors I really like, and it seems like I have been waiting for both...
2017 ALA Youth Media Awards

2017 ALA Youth Media Awards

Each year we wait in anticipation for ALA to announce the winners of the Youth Media Awards. This year, they did not disappoint. Check out the great selection of winners, and honor books that intrigued and inspired us, and made it so we didn’t want to put them...
The 2017 Printz Award and Honor Books

The 2017 Printz Award and Honor Books

The American Library Association has announced the 2017 winner of the Michael L. Printz award for excellence in literature written for young adults. And that winner is March: Book Three, by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. ALA also named four Printz Honor...
Are You Sherlocked?

Are You Sherlocked?

Yes, the BBC TV show Sherlock is over for another year (or two, or three, or possibly forever – you fellow fans know how that goes) but there are plenty of books you can read to help to tide you over in the meantime. Dial Em for Murder by Marni Bates Study in...