Well, almost. The weather has been so warm these past few weeks that it feels like Spring started a bit early. The trees are blooming, the birds are singing, and allergies are kicking in! While Spring doesn’t officially start until March 20th, let’s give Spring an early “HELLO” and look at some of the great programs we have coming up as well as some books you can take home!


On Saturday, March 25th from 2-3, we will be holding a plant swap at the library! Bring any spare seedlings, cuttings, or seeds to trade with your neighbors. The Library will also have a limited number of free plants available. You won’t want to miss this fun event!

Wednesday, April 26th from 7-8:30, the library will be having their monthly CrAfter work event, with this month being upcycled glass jars. Breathe new life into old jars and find out different ways you can use them. Bring your own from home or use one that we have collected!

A few books we have that may be of interest in you’re looking for plant books:

  • The Quest for Shakespeare’s Garden by Roy Strong
  • Heirloom Plants: a complete compendium of heritage vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers by Thomas Etty
  • Best Garden Plants for Missouri by Anita Joggerst

Here are some hot Spring releases that you will want to put yourself on the waiting list for today!

  • The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti
  • Ill Will by Dan Chaon
  • Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles
  • Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly
  • The Devil Crept In by Ania Ahlborn
  • Perfect for You by Candis Terry

You can find these books, and more, at your wonderful Kirkwood Public Library!