Kirkwood Public Library’s Staff Blog & Podcast

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.

Below you will find all blog posts displayed together. To narrow posts by age range, please select from the buttons on the right.

Visit our Podcasts.com webpage for the latest in KPL Podcasts or see our recent podcasts in the RSS reed below.

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.

Below you will find all blog posts displayed together. To narrow posts by age range, please select from the buttons on the right.

Visit our Podcasts.com webpage for the latest in KPL Podcasts or jump to our recent podcasts in the RSS reed below.

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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

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

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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Teaching Patience

Patience is a virtue, right? But when you're a kid, it's not easy to wait (and sometimes it's not easy when you're a grown up too!). Enjoy this list with the young book lovers in your life and maybe waiting won't be the hardest part!                Lists are chosen by...

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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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Explore and Discover Books!

Native American Fiction/Non-fiction Reading ListKirkwood Public Library has compiled a list of what we consider to be essential reading for anyone interested in the Native American experience. And while this list contains well-established writers, there are newer,...

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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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RSS KPL Podcast

  • 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
  • KPL Podcast - May 2019
    Hello KirkwoodSummer Reading is upon us Learn about all the wonderful program and events planned for summer reading kickoff Listen to Donna Poe talk about Mayfest and of course Ryan and Jigisha discuss their picks favorite Mom characters in books and movies

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