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

 

12:00 AM
Summer Reading Starts.  Sign-up online.  There will be an employee outside in front of the library to help with sign-up and questions 10 am -12 noon. Summer Reading ends August 8, 2021.
1:30 PM
Part of our Missouri Bicentennial Programming Less black men applied to medical school in 2014 than in 1978 and black men have the lowest life expectancy in the United States. With only 2% of American[...]
May 16 @ 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  
May 18 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. Julie.  All ages.[...]
May 19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
2:00 PM
Join us for a virtual discussion of The Red House Mystery by A.A. Milne. Please enter your email in the form below to receive a meeting invitation.  
7:00 PM
Join us virtually (by phone or computer) for a discussion of The Last Children of Mill Creek by Vivian Gibson. To find electronic and print copies in the Kirkwood Public Library catalog, click here. In a[...]
May 20 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
7:00 PM
Thursday, May 20, 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[...]
May 22 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
10:00 AM
Join us for a virtual book discussion! This month’s book is The Radium Girls by Kate Moore. Please sign up using the form below to receive a meeting invitation.  
May 22 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
1:00 PM
There is a reason you’ve been hearing so much about mindfulness lately. Hundreds of research studies have proven its effectiveness in improving focus, sleep, stress management, and overall physical and mental wellbeing. Learn what mindfulness[...]
May 25 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.[...]
May 27 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
6:30 PM
Travel the World Club Tuesday, May 27 at 6:30pm Travel the World from the comfort of your own house! Each month join a librarian tour guide on Zoom as we visit a new country and[...]
May 29 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
7:00 PM
Saturday, May 29, 7:00-8:30 pm Gather your virtual team of friends and join us on Twitch for a night of live trivia where the questions are all written by teens from our Teen Advisory Board.[...]
Jun 1 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
Join us for a virtual book discussion! This month’s book is The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin. Please sign up using the form below to receive a meeting invitation.  
Jun 2 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
10:30 AM
Where: Virtual link will be sent Enter your information below and you will be emailed a virtual link to join in on the fun! “Fantastic Creatures and where they are Found” – Discover a world[...]
12:00 PM
This offering will assist entrepreneurs with understanding and analyzing the major financial statements. Participants will learn how to calculate basic financial ratios and identify areas of financial opportunity within their businesses.  Please sign up by[...]
7:00 PM
Meet Dea Hoover, a local tour guide and tour director, as she shares the ideas she used to create the book STL Scavenger: The Ultimate Search for St. Louis’s Hidden Treasures. The book features 17[...]
12:00 AM
Sign up to receive a kit for a fun adult craft! You will receive everything you need for the craft, except common tools and supplies (e.g. scissors, glue, paintbrushes). This month we’re making macramé keychains. [...]
10:30 AM
Bring your kids on a virtual journey to the top of the Gateway Arch! Best for ages 4-10. Families can hear Amanda read her book “To the Top! A Gateway Arch Story,” Amanda’s reading will[...]
Jun 6 all-day
12:00 AM
Virtual Storytimes Sundays June 6, 13, 27, 2021 Join our virtual storytime e-mail list to receive a new storytime video every week on Sunday! Count storytime towards your hours for the Children’s Summer Reading program.[...]
Jun 6 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Join us for a LGBTQIA+ friendly virtual book discussion where we uplift queer voices and increase representation. This month we are reading Lot: Stories by Bryan Washington! Please sign up by using the form to[...]