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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Film Noir on Kanopy

Film Noir on Kanopy

If you go on Kanopy and search "Film Noir", three categories appear: Classic Noir, Neo Noir, and International Noir. Reviewing the first reveals a hodgepodge of films. Classics, yes, but not necessarily film noir classics. In fact, some should be viewed as...

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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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