Feed a Reader Children’s 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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Hey KPL patrons! This year’s Summer Reading theme is Libraries Rock. In support of this topic, staff members Dan Sullivan and Dina Peak created a Kirkwood Public Library (KPL) summer playlist! The staff members thought it would be a rockin’...read more
Salutations all you beautiful bibliophiles! Did you enjoy PBS’s “The Great American Read” premiere episode? As this program is rolling along, I thought this an excellent time to point out an odd fact or two about a few titles who made the list. As always,...read more
Hop aboard the Community Conversations Train! Your Kirkwood Public Library wants your help in facilitating community conversations that matter! What issues are important to you? What subjects do you want to explore further? This May patrons will...read more
Did you know that May 10th is Clean Up Your Room Day?!? Read these titles with the little ones in your life and perhaps maybe they will be inspired to actually clean up their rooms. We can dream!read more
Living in St. Louis and having the outstanding St. Louis Zoo at our fingertips is even more reason to celebrate Zoo Lovers Day on April 8th. Enjoy these fun read-alouds before your next visit! Lists are chosen by KPL staff members and are not intended to be...read more
At the library, we are highlighting contemporary women authors in our collection throughout the month! We want you to join the conversation using the hashtag #ReadingWomen. Who are women authors you are reading now? Who are women writers that have shaped you as a reader?read more
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...read more
Dive into Black History Month with these must-read titles and must-attend events! https://kirkwoodpubliclibrary.org/event/the-pruitt-igoe-myth-film-screening-presented-by-brian-woodman/?instance_id=23299...read more
There's so much to learn and celebrate with this book list in honor of Black History Month! Don't forget--our youth librarians love to help you find that just right book, so be sure to stop by and say hi! Lists are chosen by KPL staff members and are not...read more
Welcome you presidential patrons! With Presidents Day around the February 19th corner, what a wonderful time to take a very quick look at some of our former quirky commanders in chief. Joining me on the panel can be all of you! Just comment below with...read more