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

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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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 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