Staff Reads 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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Top 10 Films of 2019

Top 10 Films of 2019

Here is my top 10 for the year 2019! For full descriptions, check out my article at TheArtsSTL.com! Midsommar Parasite The Lighthouse Portrait of a Lady on Fire An Elephant Sitting Still Transit Uncut Gems One Child Nation The Souvenir The Raft Unfortunately, One...

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Copper Beech Tree

Copper Beech Tree

The Kirkwood community has been very lucky over the years to have the two beautiful and stately copper beech trees located on Kirkwood Public Library grounds.  They have provided shade, homes for birds, and lovely memories for many Kirkwood residents.  Sadly, the...

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Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

   This year’s Summer Reading theme was “Discover a World of Stories.” As usual we post several reading challenges for patrons to try.  One of our challenges asked patrons to read authors that were of a different gender, race, sexuality, and nationality from their...

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Explore and Discover Books!

Explore and Discover Books!

Native American Fiction/Non-fiction Reading ListKirkwood Public Library has compiled a list of what we consider to be essential reading for anyone interested in the Native American experience. And while this list contains well-established writers, there are newer,...

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RSS KPL Podcast

  • KPL Podcast March 2020 Supplemental 2
    Hello We have another supplemental episode of the KPL podcast Please join librarians Jigisha and Ryan while they discuss informational resources for COVID19 pandemic various databases available to through the KPL website Well explain our fun new feature Dialastory and a PSA on scams that may be happening during the lockdown Lastly we have some […]
  • KPL Podcast March 2020 Supplemental
    We have a quick episode for you to highlights CDC guidelines regarding the COVID19 virus We have suggestions for keeping busy and entertained for you and for kids
  • KPL Podcast March 2020
    Get your ears ready for KPLs best episode yet We are joined by Gabby Rivera author of Juliet Takes a Breath and Marvel Comics America for a lively discussion Want more special guests Well how about the librarys new Director Christa Van Herrewegh Of course reviews programming services and more can be found peppered in […]

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