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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Please clean your room!

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!          

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Books to Celebrate Zoo Lovers Day

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...

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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?

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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...

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Presidents Day 2018

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...

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RSS KPL Podcast

  • KPL Podcast August 2019
    The August 2019 podcast for the Kirkwood Public Library features programs services and of course our book and movie recommendations We interview Courtney Flesch our Director of Customer Service who has some fun stories about the library Have your ever wondered what the strangest thing was left in the library dropbox or what people use […]
  • KPL Podcast July 2019
    It that time again The July KPL podcast brings you all the amazing programming that Kirkwood library for adults and youth This month we have a great interview with Dan Sullivan about his work with the library and about his music He recorded in the intro and outro of this podcast for us As always […]
  • KPL Podcast June 2019
    Hello KirkwoodIts already June Learn about all the wonderful program and events planned for the month of June Learn about the Annual Cars and Guitar festival happening right here in Kirkwood Ryan and Jigisha will be discussing their favorite books and movies regarding Fathers day and Pride Month