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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New DVDs at KPL 8/14

New DVDs at KPL 8/14

Bacurau Beanpole Bull Light From Light Never Rarely Sometimes Always Eliza Hittman's previous film, Beach Rats, explored the minefield of a male adolescent upbringing in an environment of toxic masculinity. As its protagonist stealthily moves between his macho circle...

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Meet Your Local Librarian Pets!

Meet Your Local Librarian Pets!

Your local librarians have been working hard to continue bringing you the best services and stay connected despite these difficult circumstances. As a way to get to know us more and share a little bit about ourselves, we've complied a post of our fuzzy friends and the...

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New DVDs at KPL 6/25

New DVDs at KPL 6/25

For many, KPL's film selection is a major highlight of the catalog. We love to expand our movie stacks with both popular and highly-requested films, but also many of the lesser known ones from film festivals and boutique distributors. What follows is a brief summary...

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Writing your Own Stories

Writing your Own Stories

Kirkwood Public Library's Summer Reading theme for this year is "Imagine Your Story," and what better way to celebrate that than by writing? (And reading, of course). Many of you are avid readers, lovers of books and words, and are sure to have your own little library...

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Film Noir on Kanopy

Film Noir on Kanopy

If you go on Kanopy and search "Film Noir", three categories appear: Classic Noir, Neo Noir, and International Noir. Reviewing the first reveals a hodgepodge of films. Classics, yes, but not necessarily film noir classics. In fact, some should be viewed as...

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KPL Podcast

Have you been listening to the KPL Podcast? If not you are missing out! Apart from reviews and library news, nearly each week Jigisha and Ryan chat with award winning authors who share their creative process with us. Find the KPL Podacst on Buzzsprout or wherever you get your podcasts!

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