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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Emma’s Favorite Books of 2018

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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#OwnVoices

#OwnVoices

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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Horror for Halloween

Horror for Halloween

Trick ‘r Treat – A series  of interconnected stories with the most disturbing little spirit of Samhain that you’ll ever see. Halloween – The title says it all. Hellraiser and Hellraiser: HellBound II (available on Hoopla) – From the imagination...

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RSS KPL Podcast

  • KPL Podcast November 2019
    Its November and its National Native American Heritage Month and National Game and Puzzle Month We have some great recommendations for you this month and Kirkwood Public Library has some great programs for you as well
  • KPL Podcast October 2019
    This month we have a great episode for you We got the usual discussion of programs services and bookclubs In addition we interview local author and historian Steven Brawley Courtney Flesch is back to do a deep dive into all things Halloween
  • KPL Podcast- September 2019
    Time for a new KPL podcast episode In this months podcast Ryan and Jigisha discuss the new programs and events for September We interview Shannon McLean our resident dungeon master We talk about roll playing games that Shannon runs for our teens Ryan and I discuss National Hispanic Heritage month and recommend some great books […]

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