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

 

Sep 22 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
Come listen to KPL’s two resident librarians named Shan(n)on talk about books, movies, shows, audiobooks, music and more. Where: KPL Twitch 
Sep 23 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
4:00 PM
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 video. Where: Video emailed to[...]
Sep 24 all-day
12:00 AM
Find your next YA book! Join Teen Librarian Shannon every other Thursday afternoon as she shares her suggestions. Videos will be posted to our Facebook page and Teen Instagram at 4pm.
Sep 27 @ 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
2:00 PM
Join our virtual storytime e-mail list to receive a new storytime video every week on Sunday! Sign up required, YouTube Link sent out 2 PM. Loading…
Sep 29 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
Do you want to write a novel? NaNoWriMo is a writing program where you attempt to write 50,000 words in 30 days. Get tips and tricks on how to manage your writing time and maximize[...]
7:00 PM
Learn tips for conducting your job search from a recruiter who has done it all over the past 14 years. We will cover the strategies and tools you need to simplify (and potentially automate) your[...]
12:00 AM
Sign up to receive a kit for a fun adult craft! This month’s kit includes string, beads, and instructions for creating an easy knotted friendship bracelet.  Fill out the form below to reserve a kit[...]
2:00 PM
During the nineteenth century, more than three hundred boats met their end in the steamboat graveyard that was the Lower Missouri River, from Omaha to its mouth. Authors Vicki and James Erwin detail the perils[...]
7:00 PM
Join author Carolyn Mueller for a virtual event exploring Forest Park. Dive into the Park’s rich history–including the influence of the 1904 World’s Fair–and learn about both “classic” and “secret” Forest Park gems for you[...]
10:00 AM
Presented by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) This workshop with the St. Louis SBDC will guide you through the steps to start your own business and provide an in-depth reference guide. This offering focuses[...]
Oct 6 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
Time to throw on your pink bunny ears cap and study up on America’s favorite burger slinging family because the Bob’s Burgers Trivia Night is just around the corner! Gather your team of up to[...]
Oct 7 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
10:00 AM
Road to Recovery – A roadmap for small business owners moving forward in the “New Normal” after COVID-19. Presented by the SBA. Hit the ground running with financial assistance available through SBA loan programs and[...]
Oct 8 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
Join us for a virtual discussion of The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison. Please sign up by using the form below to receive the Zoom meeting invitation. This invitation will be emailed an[...]
Oct 11 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
2:00 PM
Kirkwood resident Gary Hochberg will perform a series of classic tunes from James Taylor to John Denver to Johnny Cash. Gary is a member of the Kirkwood Arts Commission and is Chairperson of the Making[...]
Oct 12 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
Learn basic techniques to improve your writing whether it be realistic fiction, sci-fi/fantasy, or romance. This presentation is not meant to tell you the right vs wrong way of writing but rather offer tips and[...]
Oct 13 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
7:00 PM
Do you want to write a novel? Join Municipal Liaison Jen 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[...]
Oct 14 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
7:00 PM
Join us for a discussion of The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. This month’s discussion will take place via Zoom. Please sign up using the form below to receive a meeting invitation!
4:00 PM
Watch Lead Interpreter for the Missouri Daniel Boone Home William Ray perform a lineup of early American music with a nod to the Fall season and just in time for Halloween. Fiddle music, traditional songs,[...]
7:00 PM
Join us virtually (by phone or computer) for a discussion of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. To find electronic and print copies in the Kirkwood[...]
Oct 17 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
10:00 AM
Join us for a virtual book discussion! This month’s book is On Gold Mountain by Lisa See. Please sign up using the form below to receive a meeting invitation.