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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Best Films of 2018!

Best Films of 2018!

Hi everyone! Check out my full list with descriptions at TheArtsSTL.com!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

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 February 2020
    Time for another episode of the KPL podcast This month we have our usual programs services and recommendations We also interview Nancy Price of League of Women Voters regarding the 2020 Census Please listen and let us know what you think
  • KPL Podcast January 2020
    Its year two of the KPL podcast Ryan and Jigisha highlight January events as well as a bookclubs and services offered by the library They also discuss favorite books movies and shows of 2019 and what they are excited to read and see in 2020 Listen for a fun episode and let them know what […]
  • KPL Podcast December 2019
    We another wonderful episode for you this month We interview Mike Holley of the Kirkwood Historical Society and he has some great stories about Kirkwood during the 1940s We also have some great programs for you this month and our recommendations to get you in the holiday mood

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