Winter Reading

Chill out with a book and relax with the Kirkwood Public Library this Winter!  For our all ages Winter Reading Program, you can read and receive fabulous prizes!

Spanish Storytime

Join us for a storytime in both Spanish and English!

Tween D&D

You have been invited to join a group of traveling adventurers to search for treasure and to battle against evil sorcerers! Join us in the Children’s Department to play Dungeons and Dragons with a new adventure each month! Ages 9-12.

Tween Book Tasting

Don’t know what to read? Let us help with a choice selection of books to pick from, as well as treats based on different genres! Reading never tasted so good!

First Art

For children 18 months to age 4 and their caregivers. Enjoy the tactile wonders of paint, glitter, glue and more. Dress to be messy. Online sign-up required.

Snowy Day Concert

Join us for a special orchestra performance of Ezra Jack Keats book, The Snowy Day and then join us in the Children’s Room for a fun Snowy Day inspired game!

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.

Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks

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.

Need a Good Book?

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

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Upcoming Children's Events

Jan
30
Thu
9:30 AM Books for Babies
Books for Babies
Jan 30 @ 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Storytime for babies 6 – 24 months and their caretakers.
Feb
1
Sat
2:00 PM Tween D&D
Tween D&D
Feb 1 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
You have been invited to join a group of traveling adventurers to search for treasure and to battle against evil sorcerers! Join us in the Children’s Department to play Dungeons and Dragonswith a new adventure[...]
Feb
2
Sun
3:00 PM CHAMP Reading Dogs
CHAMP Reading Dogs
Feb 2 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Trained therapy dogs visit the library. Come read with a furry friend. For all ages.
Feb
3
Mon
10:00 AM Growing STEM Storytime
Growing STEM Storytime
Feb 3 @ 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Storytimes using books and play to learn about basic science concepts.
4:00 PM Tween Book Tasting
Tween Book Tasting
Feb 3 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Don’t know what to read?  Let us help with a choice selection of books to pick from, as well as treats based on different genres! Reading never tasted so good!  Ages 9-12.