Summer Reading

It is that time of year to start Summer Reading. Read and log your time to earn fabulous prizes!

Wacky Wednesday

Join us for a different Children’s performer including animal trainers, musicians, jugglers, comedians, magicians and more! All of the programs are a virtual live or recorded event at 10:30 am on Wednesdays through 7/28. Sign up required.

Family Saturday: STL Zoo Aquatic Adventures

On this adventure, two Zoo Guides will visit water-loving animals who live at the Zoo. The visit may include any of the following locations: Polar Bear Point, Penguin-Puffin Coast, and Sea Lion Sound. Sign up required.

Virtual Sunday Storytime

Join our virtual storytime e-mail list to receive a new storytime video every week on Sunday through 8/8! Sign up required.

Book Bundles

Get a Book Bundle put together by a Kirkwood Public Library Youth Services Librarian! Simply fill out this form with the type of books you are looking for, reading tastes, and library card number. We'll use our expertise to pull together 5 books that will be put on hold for you to pick up on the hold shelf.

Library Returns to Regular Hours

Your Kirkwood Public Library has now returned to its regular business hours. Curbside service has been discontinued. Browsing is available on all three floors and computers are available. Some services are still limited. Welcome back!

Resources for Children

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Book Bundles

Simply fill out this form and a Youth Services librarian will select 5 books that will be put on hold for you to pick up on the hold shelf.

WorldBook Online

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.

Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks

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.

Need a Good Book?

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April Scavenger Hunt

April Scavenger Hunt

Explore your world by completing a scavenger hunt! You will receive a sheet that asks you to find different April themed items you see inside and outside. Return your sheet for a chance to win books or a cool eraser and pencil set! Scavenger Hunt sheets can be picked...

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Upcoming Children's Events

Jun
14
Mon
all-day Imagination Challenge
Imagination Challenge
Jun 14 – Jun 19 all-day
Imagination Challenge Ages 6-12 June 14-19, 2021 Give your brain a break and stretch your imagination (and sometimes your legs)! Enjoy a collection of easy and fun screen-free activities. Each week during June and July[...]
Jun
17
Thu
all-day Books for Babies and Kit
Books for Babies and Kit
Jun 17 all-day
June 17, 2021 Sign up for Books for Babies storytime and a Books for Babies kit to enhance your participation from home. We will contact you for pick-up of kit and email you with a[...]
Jun
19
Sat
10:30 AM Virtual Family Saturdays STL Zoo...
Virtual Family Saturdays STL Zoo...
Jun 19 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
On this adventure, two Zoo Guides will visit water-loving animals who live at the Zoo. The visit may include any of the following locations: Polar Bear Point, Penguin-Puffin Coast, and Sea Lion Sound. Sign up[...]
2:00 PM Tween Art Club
Tween Art Club
Jun 19 @ 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Tween Art Club Saturday, June 19 @ 2 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[...]
Jun
21
Mon
all-day Imagination Challenge
Imagination Challenge
Jun 21 – Jun 26 all-day
Imagination Challenge Ages 6-12 June 21-26, 2021 Give your brain a break and stretch your imagination (and sometimes your legs)! Enjoy a collection of easy and fun screen-free activities. Each week during June and July[...]