Campfire Stories

Gather around the (imaginary) campfire with some spooky snacks, flashlights, and stories for all ages! Registration is Required

Friday, October 20, 7 PM

Spotlight on Literacy

Join the Library, We Stories, and Parents as Teachers for this family-centered event about highlighting diverse books and how they are for everyone.

Saturday, October 21, 10 AM

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Kids Knitting it Forward

Youth Grades 4 and up are invited to learn to knit and participate in knitting based community service projects. Please bring 1 pair size 8, 9, or 10 straight knitting needles and 1 skein of yarn.

Sunday, October 22, 1:30 - 3 PM

Family Book Club

Peeled by Joan Bauer. Book discussion for grades 6-8 and family

Monday, October 23, 7 PM

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.

Book Club Kits

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

Early Literacy iPad Kits

Each iPad Kit contains one iPad loaded with educational games.

Family Kits

Each Family Kit is themed and contains reading materials and movies for all ages.

Preschool Learning Kits

Each Preschool Learning Kit contains books, movies, music and activities designed for preschool age children.

Baby Kits

Each Baby Time Kit contains books and activities designed for children birth to 24 months as well as a parenting book.

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October is International Dinosaur Month

Here's a great reason to read books about dinosaurs: October is International Dinosaur Month! Enjoy this list of read-alouds with the dino lovers in your life.       Lists are chosen by KPL staff members and are not intended to be comprehensive.  If you have any...

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Upcoming Children's Events

Oct
22
Sun
1:30 PM Kids Knitting It Forward @ Kirkwood Public Library
Kids Knitting It Forward @ Kirkwood Public Library
Oct 22 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Youth grades 4 and up are invited to learn to knit and participate in knitting-based community service projects. Parents, grandparents, guardians and adults are welcome to knit with the group. Have fun, learn to knit[...]
Oct
23
Mon
7:00 PM Family Book Club Grades 6-10
Family Book Club Grades 6-10
Oct 23 @ 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM
Come join us for Family Book Club. This month we’re discussing Peeled by Jean Bauer. For grades 6-10 and parents. Books available at the library for check out.
Oct
24
Tue
10:00 AM Storytime
Storytime
Oct 24 @ 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Storytime – Join us for stories, songs & crafts that encourage the development of early literacy skills.
Oct
25
Wed
10:00 AM Storytime
Storytime
Oct 25 @ 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Storytime – Join us for stories, songs & crafts that encourage the development of early literacy skills.
4:00 PM Make & Take After School Craft
Make & Take After School Craft
Oct 25 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Kids make a fun craft.