Kirkwood Public Library’s Staff Blog
We are a public library full of voracious readers. Library staff use this blog to chronicle those items we have read, watched or listened to.
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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 books for almost forever, and they are finally out! <insert excited...read more
Salutations you wondrous patrons! Well we made it to October and Halloween is just around the corner. Ready for a spooky movie to get you in the holiday spirit? Well your beautiful Kirkwood Public Library has a large selection of frightening and...read more
Here's a great reason to read books about dinosaurs: October is International Dinosaur Month! Enjoy this list of read-alouds with the dino lovers in your life. Lists are chosen by KPL staff members and are not intended to be comprehensive. If you have any...read more
In 1922, Robert J. Flaherty would create the first example of what documentaries are thought to be today, by constructing a non-fiction (although heavily fabricated) story through film. He used real subjects with the intention of creating a...read more
Are you interested in talking with your children about protests, but not sure how to start? Children’s books can help guide your conversation. Children’s books help you and your child look together at all sides of an issue and draw parallels between the past and...read more
From September 17th-23rd bring in canned or dried goods to the Kirkwood Public Library to pay for fines. One can or boxed good is equivalent to $1 and we will accept goods for up to $20 in fines. All donations will go to support Nutrition on...read more
Hello you wondrous patrons and welcome to KPL QI Autumn! Soon we shall close the book on summer 2017 and usher in the fall. What better time than now to chat about some strange and fantastic trivia about this lovely season. Joining me on the...read more
Want to talk to your kids about race and need a place to start? Explore these titles and look for others by searching "We Stories" in our online catalog....read more
National Good Neighbor Day is observed annually on September 28. This day was created to acknowledge and celebrate the importance of a good neighbor. Share these books with the kiddos in your life to start the discussion on what it means to be a good neighbor. ...read more
This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab “Corsai, Corsai, tooth and claw, shadow and bone will eat you raw. Malchai, Malchai, sharp and sly, smile and bite and drink you dry. Sunai, Sunai, eyes like coal, sing you a song and steal your soul. Monsters, monsters, big and...read more