Books on the Go Grab Bags

Fill out a request form on our website to let us know your child's reading tastes and we'll use our expertise to pull together a selection of books to pick up through our Curbside Pickup service.

Virtual Storytimes

Join us on Facebook or Instagram every Sunday and Tuesday for a new virtual storytime geared to children ages 2-5.

3D Printing is Back!

Will you send in your own creations or choose from our curated 3D print binder?

Curbside Pickup

We are happy to announce that we now offer contact-free Curbside Pickup! Click below for more information about how to pick up your held library materials.

Library Update

Until further notice, the Kirkwood Public Library is Closed to Browsing. See below for links to Library resources you can access from home. For future updates stay tuned to our website, social media and sign up for our email newsletter.

Resources for Children

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Books on the Go Grab Bags

Fill out this form to get a tailored bag of books and pick them up via Curbside Service.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

For children birth to entering Kindergarten.  Sign up, read & win prizes.

OverDrive Kids Reading Room

OverDrive Kids Reading Room

Access OverDrive’s collection of materials for youth through the Kids Reading Room.



Enjoy hundreds of books, videos and read-alongs from multiple genres of children’s literature.

WorldBook Online

At Home Learning Resources

Browse our list of online At Home Learning resources derived from local and national organizations.

Kids Book Club Kits

Each Juvenile Book Club Kit contains multiple copies of a book for hosting your own book club.

Need a Good Book?

Fill out the below form to receive a list of recommended books.

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Scavenger Hunt for September 2020

Scavenger Hunt for September 2020

Explore your world by completing a scavenger hunt! You will receive a sheet that asks you to find different fall items you see inside and outside. Return your sheet for a chance to win books! Scavenger Hunt sheets can be picked up outside at the curbside table or can...

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Kids Activity of the Day – Make a Fortune Teller

Kids Activity of the Day – Make a Fortune Teller

This post originally appeared on the Kirkwood Public Library’s Facebook Page on July 22, 2020 The Kirkwood Public Library is excited to share a daily activity for you and your family to try out at home! Learn how to make your own paper fortune  teller  by  reading ...

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Upcoming Children's Events

all-day Virtual Storytimes
Virtual Storytimes
Sep 22 all-day
Join us every Tuesday morning for a new virtual storytime geared to children ages 2-5. Where: On Facebook and Instagram. Videos will post at 10 am on Tuesdays.
4:00 PM Virtual 5-Minute Science with Su...
Virtual 5-Minute Science with Su...
Sep 23 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 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[...]
all-day Books for Babies and Storytime Kit
Books for Babies and Storytime Kit
Sep 24 all-day
Join Miss Chelsea every other Thursday at 9:30 am for a virtual baby storytime with books, songs, and lap bounces to engage children between 6-24 months. Where: Videos will be posted on our Facebook page[...]
all-day Weekly Craft Pack Pick-Ups
Weekly Craft Pack Pick-Ups
Sep 26 all-day
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), Elementary[...]
1:30 PM Virtual Kids Knitting It Forward
Virtual Kids Knitting It Forward
Sep 27 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Attend the Kids Knitting It Forward meeting that would have been held at KPL through Zoom. Email for the Zoom meeting info. Where: Zoom