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.

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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.

Find the KPL Podacst on Buzzsprout or wherever you get your podcasts!  Jump to our recent podcasts in the RSS reed below.

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Pride Month: Teen Reading Lists

Pride Month: Teen Reading Lists

Pride Month: Teen Reading Lists It's Pride Month, and in celebration of all love, self-expression, and individuality, we wanted to share our Teen Reading Lists we made for our Virtual Pride Party (in case you weren't able to attend.) Whether you are searching for your...

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New DVDs at KPL 6/25

New DVDs at KPL 6/25

For many, KPL's film selection is a major highlight of the catalog. We love to expand our movie stacks with both popular and highly-requested films, but also many of the lesser known ones from film festivals and boutique distributors. What follows is a brief summary...

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Digital Escape Room: Spirited Away

Digital Escape Room: Spirited Away

Digital Escape Room: Spirited Away   When libraries were forced to close down at the start of quarantine, one brilliant librarian from Peters Township Public Library decided to create a Harry Potter digital escape room that went viral across the internet. Over...

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Writing your Own Stories

Writing your Own Stories

Kirkwood Public Library's Summer Reading theme for this year is "Imagine Your Story," and what better way to celebrate that than by writing? (And reading, of course). Many of you are avid readers, lovers of books and words, and are sure to have your own little library...

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Digital Escape Room: Hunger Games

Digital Escape Room: Hunger Games

Digital Escape Room: Hunger Games   When libraries were forced to close down at the start of quarantine, one brilliant librarian from Peters Township Public Library decided to create a Harry Potter digital escape room that went viral across the internet. Over the...

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Digital Escape Room: Ancient Egypt

Digital Escape Room: Ancient Egypt

Digital Escape Room: Ancient Egypt When libraries were forced to close down at the start of quarantine, one brilliant librarian from Peters Township Public Library decided to create a Harry Potter digital escape room that went viral across the internet. Over the past...

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I Survived Short Story Contest Winners

I Survived Short Story Contest Winners

I Survived Short Story Contest Winners “…I think almost all of us can relate to the idea of life changing overnight–of suddenly you are in your day and in your routine and events completely out of your control change your life, and how would you respond to that? How...

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Teen Art Club: What to Read

Teen Art Club: What to Read

Teen Art Club: What to Read Right as COVID was shutting down most activities, the Kirkwood Public Library launched our Teen Art Club in May and has been meeting monthly ever since. Each month, the teens gather on zoom to hang out, support one another, and practice...

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Meet Your Local Librarian Pets!

Meet Your Local Librarian Pets!

Your local librarians have been working hard to continue bringing you the best services and stay connected despite these difficult circumstances. As a way to get to know us more and share a little bit about ourselves, we've complied a post of our fuzzy friends and the...

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