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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Read-a-Likes For Top Books of 2018

KPL Staff has compiled a list of Read-a-like books for the top circulating books of 2018 for adult, teen and juvenile reads! If you love one of the books on this list make sure to check out one of its read-a-likes.Adult FictionNo One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie...

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Best Films of 2018!

Hi everyone! Check out my full list with descriptions at!1. Hereditary2. The Favourite3. BlacKkKlansman4. If Beale Street Could Talk5. You Were Never Really Here6. First Reformed7. Happy End8. Blindspotting9. The Rider10. Bisbee '17 ...

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Emma’s Favorite Books of 2018

When I set out to write this post, I was determined to pick my top 5 books of the year.  However, I found it impossible to whittle down the list. This is why I always dread the question, “What’s your favorite book?”  I can’t pick one from 2018, never mind of all time!...

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Stories and storytelling is woven into the fabric of our lives.  We tell stories in many different formats. We tell stories in our music, in how we talk about our everyday lives, in what we watch for entertainment, and we even tell stories to sell cars or breakfast...

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RSS KPL Podcast

  • KPL Podcast -February 2019
    The month of February is upon us and romance is in the airLearn more about the events and programs Kirkwood Public Library has for you in Feb 2019 and some our favorite romantic books and movies
  • KPL Podcast- January 2019
    Kirkwood Public Library presents its first podcast Learn about the programs and events happening at the Kirkwood Public Library We have meditation workshops Resume and job search workshops Mediterranean cooking book clubs and more


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