Perler Bead Creations

Ages 6-12. Have fun with Perler beads and make cool designs. Take home what you make

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Young Artist

Ages 4-6. Grow in creativity with amazing art projects. Dress for mess!

Large Format Printing

The Library also offers access to a large format printer, capable of printing up to 36′ wide and 10′ in length in standard, heavyweight and glossy paper. Please inquire with staff to use the large format printer, or call (314) 821 5770 x 1027.

Outdoor Adventures and Storytime

Ages 2-5. Our special outdoor storytimes will feature fun summer activities such as bubbles, an obstacle course & a beach party. Dress for being outside.

3D Printing

Check out our 3D Print Binder to see a variety of objects we have on file for printing, or submit your own files using our online form.

Family Ukulele

Families learn how to play ukulele with Music and Arts of Crestwood. Sign-up required. Ages 6 & up.

Reading Buddies

Children entering grades 1-4 may participate in KPL’s Summer Reading Buddies program. Younger children are paired with teen volunteers for one-on-one reading time over eight-weekly sessions throughout the summer. We ask that participants miss no more than two sessions to get the most out of the experience. We make every attempt to accommodate every child but space is limited.

Reading Buddies: Mondays, June 10 – July 29, 2019.
Session 1: 1:45-2:30 pm
Session 2: 2:45-3:30 pm

Last Day for sign-up Tuesday,  May 28, 2019.

Questions? Contact Chelsea Bedley. org or call 314-821-5770, ext 1015.

Reading Buddies Application

Resources for Children

WorldBook Online

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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

WorldBook Online

WorldBook Online

Access WorldBook online and follow the “Kids” link to access encyclopedia resources for youth, including activities, pictures, videos and more.

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.

Kids Book Club Kits

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

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Upcoming Children's Events

10:00 AM Storytime
Jun 18 @ 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Join us for stories, songs & crafts that encourage the development of early literacy skills.
10:30 AM Bobby Norfolk
Bobby Norfolk
Jun 19 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Bobby Norfolk: Monsters, Dragons, and Ogres! Take a wild roller coaster ride for your imagination with these stories! Space limited, please arrive 30 minutes before the start for tickets.
9:30 AM Books for Babies
Books for Babies
Jun 20 @ 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Storytime for babies 6 – 24 months and their caretakers.
2:00 PM Family Cooking Class
Family Cooking Class
Jun 20 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Please only sign-up for one Family Cooking class. Each class is the same. This special class for families will go over the basics of how to make delicious meals in your crockpot or instant pot![...]
10:00 AM Glen Foster the Magician
Glen Foster the Magician
Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Experience the amazing world of magic and illusions. All Ages. Space limited, please arrive 30 minutes before the start for tickets.