Chef Banana’s Magic Show

Be prepared to laugh out loud and go “bananas” while watching Chef Banana’s entertaining magic show! Online registration required.

Virtual First Art

Introduce your little one to the tactile wonders of paint, glue and more with these easy at home art based activities! Recommended for 18 months to age 4. Posted on Facebook and Instagram.

World Bird Sanctuary - Creatures of Myth and Legend

Animals and birds are a major part of different legends - learn more about these legends and the animals that inspired them! Online registration required.

Virtual Storytimes

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

Curbside Pickup

We are happy to announce that we now offer contact-free Curbside Pickup! Lots of items are ready but there is a backlog so we ask for your patience as we resume services. All requested items currently on hold will remain so through June 15.

Library Update

Until further notice, the Kirkwood Public Library is Closed for Public Health Concerns. 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.

**UPDATE: The Library is still closed for regular visits, but patrons are able to utilize our Curbside Pickup service to obtain materials they have on hold and can make an appointment to use a computer.**

Resources for Children

WorldBook Online

At Home Learning Resources

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

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.

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?

Feed a Reader Blog – Recent Posts

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Upcoming Children's Events

Jul
5
Sun
all-day Virtual Storytimes
Virtual Storytimes
Jul 5 all-day
Join us every Tuesday and Sunday morning for a new virtual storytime geared to children ages 2-5. Where: On Facebook and Instagram. Event will post at 10 am on Tuesdays and at 6 pm on[...]
Jul
7
Tue
all-day Virtual Storytimes
Virtual Storytimes
Jul 7 all-day
Join us every Tuesday and Sunday morning for a new virtual storytime geared to children ages 2-5. Where: On Facebook and Instagram. Event will post at 10 am on Tuesdays and at 6 pm on[...]
Jul
8
Wed
10:30 AM Virtual Wacky Wednesdays – Chef ...
Virtual Wacky Wednesdays – Chef ...
Jul 8 @ 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Where: Virtual link will be sent Enter your information below and you will be emailed a virtual link to join in on the fun! Chef Banana’s Magic Show – Be prepared to laugh out loud[...]
Jul
9
Thu
all-day Virtual First Art
Virtual First Art
Jul 9 all-day
Introduce your little one to the tactile wonders of paint, glue and more with these easy at home art based activities! Recommended for 18 months to age 4.  . Where: On Facebook and Instagram. Event[...]
Jul
10
Fri
all-day Book Talk Fridays
Book Talk Fridays
Jul 10 all-day
Tune in each Friday for a new Book Talk with Miss Kim and get inspired to find your next read!  This week’s book is The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate. Where: On Facebook[...]