Calendar of Events

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

 

Oct
25
Mon
NaNoWriMo Q&A
Oct 25 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Do you want to write a novel? Join Municipal Liaison Jennifer of the St. Louis region of National Novel Writing Month for a Q&A session about the month-long writing program that happens every November. Ask all your questions about how to write 50,000 words in 30 days, writing time management, and what going virtual means for this global event.

This program will take place virtually on Zoom. Registration is required to receive a meeting link. Use the form below to register.

 


Oct
27
Wed
Adult Craft Night: Canvas Treat Bags
Oct 27 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Get ready for Halloween by designing a spooky stamped canvas bag to hold all your treats. All materials will be provided. Masks are required for this in-person meeting.

Registration is required and attendance is limited.

 


Oct
28
Thu
Business Brainstorm
Oct 28 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

If you’re looking to start a business, or looking to grow, attending a brainstorm session is for you. Meet with other business owners, talk through some of your ideas, and learn some of the free resources available to you as a small business. 

This is an in-person event & masks are required for this in-person meeting. Registration is recommended to receive updates about meeting changes. Use the form below to register.


Oct
30
Sat
Building Happiness and Mindfulness Habits
Oct 30 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join us to learn how to build happiness and mindfulness practices into your life. We will explore five strategies linked to increasing happiness, with a focus on present moment awareness and the incorporation of mindfulness. Within each strategy, you can expect to learn and practice some simple techniques that you can take with you as you work on your individual plan for building happiness. Presented by Places for People.

This event may be rescheduled or changed to a virtual setting based on updates to public health orders. An announcement will be sent via email if the event will take place virtually instead of in person. Masks are required for this in-person event.

Registration is recommended to receive updates about meeting changes. Use the form below to register.

 


Nov
1
Mon
NaNoWriMo Write-In
Nov 1 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Are you motivated by the company of others? Writing doesn’t have to be a solitary act. Meet up virtually with your fellow NaNoWriMo writers! The library will provide the Zoom, you provide the words.

This program will take place virtually on Zoom. Registration is required to receive a meeting link. Use the form below to register.

 


Nov
2
Tue
Adult Dungeons and Dragons
Nov 2 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Join us in a fun night of Dungeons and Dragons! We invite everyone from beginners to D&D veterans to play a one shot for a fun fantasy get away. Don’t know how to create a character? No worries! We will have pre-made characters ready for you to choose from.
Registration is Required! Questions? Contact Ryan Drinkard rdrinkard@kirkwoodpubliclibrary.org

This event may be changed to a virtual setting based on updates to public health orders. An announcement will be sent via email if the event will take place virtually instead of in person. Masks are required for this in-person event.

 


Book Club at the End of the Universe
Nov 2 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for a discussion of Persephone Station by Stina Leicht.

This will be a virtual event on Zoom. Registration is required to receive the meeting link. Use the form below to register.

 


Nov
3
Wed
Business Model Canvas: Customer Discovery & Your Value Proposition
Nov 3 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Learn about the art of the customer discovery process and details about the important components of creating a strong value proposition and marketing strategy. Participants will learn the basics of creating a value proposition statement as part of the Business Model Canvas. Presented by the SBDC.

Register at the link below to receive the Zoom link. Zoom link will be sent the day of.


Nov
4
Thu
Reader’s Circle Book Club
Nov 4 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Join us for a discussion of Why Fish Don’t Exist by Lulu Miller. Meeting location (virtual or in-library) is TBD. For questions and meeting updates, email Anne Lund Hensley at annelundhensley@gmail.com.

Nov
6
Sat
Saturday Morning Perks
Nov 6 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

This month’s book is Anxious People by Fredrik Backman.

This in person meeting might be changed to a virtual setting based on updates to public health orders. An announcement will be sent via email if the meeting will take place virtually instead of in person. Masks are required for this in person event.

Registration is recommended to receive updates about meeting changes. Use the form below to register.