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Books & eBooks

With our vast collection of books and eBooks at the Kirkwood Public Library, you’ll be sure to find something that fits your interests.

Whether you’re looking for a classic novel, a new bestseller, or a unique biography, we have something for everyone. Plus, with our digital library, you can access your favorite titles from any device with an internet connection — so you can take your library on the go.

Come explore in-person or browse our selection today to find your next great read!


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Community Spotlight Collection

Kirkwood Public Library values our local authors and encourages the inclusion of their work in our collection.  The Community Spotlight Collection is a place for our area talent to share their work with the entire Kirkwood community.

Are you a local author, musician, or filmmaker? This collection is for you! The Community Spotlight is on CDs, DVDs, and fiction and nonfiction books by local creators, or on items featuring the St. Louis region.

To find out if your work is eligible for inclusion, click here to review the full policy.

See a sample of the Community Spotlight Collection below.


Book Clubs & Group Reading

Book Club at the End of the Universe

Meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.

Explore new and fantastical worlds with a selection of Sci-Fi and Fantasy books.

Pandora’s Book Club

Meets monthly on the second Wednesday evening at 7pm.

Pandora’s Book Club, a book club for rebels audacious enough to read banned books and diverse authors.

Community for Understanding and Hope Book Group

Meets monthly on a Thursday evening at 7 pm.

In the quest to transform the Kirkwood area into a prejudice-free community of highly respectful individuals, CFUH initiates ongoing dialogue and social interaction to create an environment of understanding and healing.  This group is co-sponsored by Kirkwood Public Library.

Mystery Readers

Meets monthly on a Wednesday afternoon at 2 pm.

Crack the clues with the Mystery Readers Book Club! Join our super sleuths as we enjoy a wide array of new and recently released mysteries. Titles chosen by popular vote.

Readers’ Circle Book Discussion

Held in the lower level meeting room on the first Thursday of September, November, January, March and May at 7pm.

We all suggest books for the coming year and vote in June for the selections, which include best sellers, non fiction and classics. Run by Library volunteers.

Saturday Morning Perks

Meets every 6 weeks on a Saturday morning at 10 am.

Wake up your body and perk up your mind with our Saturday morning group. We’ll provide the coffee; you just bring your thoughts! Selections are both fiction and nonfiction.

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Summer Reading - May 18th through August 12th!

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