Library Closed

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's book-drops will be open beginning Tuesday, May 26. Curbside Pick Up will begin Wednesday, June 3. More information to come.**

Virtual Storytimes

Join us on Facebook or Instagram every Monday and Saturday in May for a new virtual storytime geared to children ages 2-5.

Family Book Club

Check-out the book, One for Sorrow by Mary Downing Hahn through Overdrive and tune into Facebook on May 25 when we post the Book Discussion Guide so you can host a book club at home.

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.

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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Librarian Picks – Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Librarian Picks – Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

This post originally appeared on the Kirkwood Public Library Facebook Page on April 27, 2020 We hope you've been following along with our Family Book Club picks, but if not, now is a great time to start! Today Miss Kim is sharing her review of Number the Stars by Lois...

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Upcoming Children's Events

May
28
Thu
all-day First Art
First Art
May 28 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. Posting[...]
May
29
Fri
all-day Book Talk Fridays
Book Talk Fridays
May 29 all-day
Tune in each Friday for a new Mark Twain nominee Book Talk with Miss Kim and get inspired to find your next read!   Where: On Facebook and Instagram. Posted at 4 pm.
all-day Kids’ Activity of the Day
Kids’ Activity of the Day
May 29 all-day
Tune in to our Facebook channel and Instagram stories for new STEAM based kids activities that are simple and easy to try at home! Where: On Facebook and Instagram. Posting times may vary.
May
30
Sat
all-day Virtual Storytimes
Virtual Storytimes
May 30 all-day
Join us every Monday and Saturday morning for a new virtual storytime geared to children ages 2-5. Where: On Facebook and Instagram. Posted at 10 am.
Jun
2
Tue
all-day Virtual Storytimes
Virtual Storytimes
Jun 2 all-day
Join us every Monday 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.