Calendar of Events

See calendar below for virtual programs! In-person programming and outreach services are suspended until further notice.  

All events are open to the public, unless otherwise noted. To narrow the events displayed in the calendar select from the list of Categories and/or Tags. To display this calendar in another format, select from the list of views on the top right corner of the calendar. Click on any event to see more details and to sign up when applicable.

For questions about events, please contact the appropriate department below.

Adult:

(314) 821 5770, Option 3

Teen:

(314) 821 5770, Option 4

Children:

(314) 821 5770, Option 4

Technology:

(314) 821 5770, Option 5

 

Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
12:00 AM
Starting April 1; Turn in by April 30 Explore your world by completing a scavenger hunt!  You will receive a sheet that asks you to find different items you see inside and outside.  Return your[...]
12:00 AM
Imagination Challenge Ages 5-12 Wednesday, April 14 Give your brain a break and stretch your imagination (and sometimes your legs)! Enjoy a collection of easy and fun screen-free activities. The Library invites you to test[...]
Apr 14 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
This year’s annual One Author One Kirkwood author is Brit Bennett! Brit Bennett is the author of the dazzling coming of age novel The Mothers and the National Book Award nominated novel, The Vanishing Half.[...]
Apr 15 all-day
12:00 AM
First Art Bags Thursday,  April 15, 2021 Introduce your little one to the tactile wonders of paint, glue and more with these easy at home art based activities!  Recommended for 18 months to age 4.[...]
7:00 PM
Join us virtually (by phone or computer) for a discussion of Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli. To find electronic and print copies in the Kirkwood Public Library catalog,[...]
Apr 15 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
7:00 PM
Thursday, April 15, 7:00-8:30 pm Looking to grow as a writer or bond with other teen writers in your community? Join the Teen Creative Writing Club where you will receive monthly writing prompts and the[...]
12:00 AM
Saturdays at 10 AM while supplies last and weather permitting Pick up one of our pre-packaged crafts once a week to enjoy screen-free fun for all ages!  Crafts will be available for Young (pre-K) and[...]
12:00 AM
Virtual Sunday Storytimes Sundays April 11, 18, 25 Join our virtual storytime e-mail list to receive a new storytime video every week on Sunday! Sign up required. 
12:00 AM
At Home Family Book Club Kit Monday, April 19, 2021 Book Club Kits will be available to pick up curbside. The kits will include a copy of the book and some discussion questions as well[...]
Apr 19 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
11:00 AM
Monday, April 19 @ 11 am Sign Up Required It is never too early or late to start engaging in STEAM literacy with your little scientists! Sign up to receive the link to a video[...]
Apr 20 all-day
12:00 AM
Join us every Tuesday on Facebook and Instagram for a surprise fun activity from one of our librarians. Expect songs, rhymes, crafts, magic tricks, science experiments and more!  This week join Miss. Kim.  All ages.[...]
Apr 21 all-day
12:00 AM
5-Minute Science  Wednesday, April 21  Tune in to learn and watch easy and fun science experiments that you can try at home! Pick up a bag of supplies to do the experiments along with the[...]
Apr 21 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
2:00 PM
Join us for a virtual discussion of The Searcher by Tana French. Please enter your email in the form below to receive a meeting invitation.
12:00 AM
April 22, 2021 Sign up for Books for Babies storytime and a Books for Babies kit to enhance your participation from home then join Miss Chelsea for a virtual baby storytime with books, songs, and[...]
Apr 23 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
7:00 PM
Friday, April 23, 7:00-8:30 pm Get involved and informed on the issues and movements happening today! Listen to an expert on the topic, discuss and ask questions with other teens in break-out rooms, and work[...]
12:00 AM
Saturdays at 10 AM while supplies last and weather permitting Pick up one of our pre-packaged crafts once a week to enjoy screen-free fun for all ages!  Crafts will be available for Young (pre-K) and[...]
Apr 24 @ 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
3:00 PM
Tween Art Club Saturday, April 24 @ 3 PM Ages 9-12 Tween Art Club is where tweens gather together to challenge their various art skills through creative prompts and chat with other tweens while doing[...]
12:00 AM
Virtual Sunday Storytimes Sundays April 11, 18, 25 Join our virtual storytime e-mail list to receive a new storytime video every week on Sunday! Sign up required. 
Apr 25 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
1:30 PM
Attend the Kids Knitting It Forward meeting that would have been held at KPL through Zoom. Email kidsknittingitforward@gmail.com for the Zoom meeting info. Where: Zoom  
Apr 25 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
2:00 PM
Cup of Cooking April 25 at 2pm. Registration required Learn how to make some delicious meals all contained in a cup!  Ms. Julie will teach you how to make some tasty meals in the kitchen! [...]