Beginner Family Chess

Want to learn the basics of chess? Sign-up for a session taught by chess maestro Brian J. Feel confident in how to get successfully started and set up for continued play. 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! Click below for more information about how to pick up your held library materials.

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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Kids Activity of the Day – Make a Fortune Teller

Kids Activity of the Day – Make a Fortune Teller

This post originally appeared on the Kirkwood Public Library’s Facebook Page on July 22, 2020 The Kirkwood Public Library is excited to share a daily activity for you and your family to try out at home! Learn how to make your own paper fortune  teller  by  reading ...

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Upcoming Children's Events

Aug
16
Sun
all-day Virtual Storytimes
Virtual Storytimes
Aug 16 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[...]
Aug
17
Mon
6:00 PM Beginner Family Chess
Beginner Family Chess
Aug 17 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Want to learn the basics of chess? Sign-up for a session taught by chess maestro Brian J. Feel confident in how to get successfully started and set up for continued play.  Class will meet via Zoom[...]
Aug
18
Tue
all-day Virtual Storytimes
Virtual Storytimes
Aug 18 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[...]
Aug
20
Thu
1:00 PM Virtual Disney Party
Virtual Disney Party
Aug 20 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Where: Zoom  Gather with us virtually for a Disney party with games, crafts and surprises! Sign up online to reserve your spot and schedule a time to pick up your party pack. This is a[...]
Aug
21
Fri
all-day 5-Minute Science
5-Minute Science
Aug 21 all-day
Tune in to learn and watch easy and fun science experiments that you can try at home with simple supplies! Where: Video on Facebook and Instagram. Posted at 3 pm.