Books for Babies Kit and Storytime

Sign up for a take home Baby Storytime Kit that includes an egg shaker, scarf, a book and song/rhyme booklet to enhance your participation in storytime from home.

At Home Family Book Club Kit

Have your own Family Book Club at home.  Pick up a bag with our family book club book Al Capone Does My Shirts, discussion questions, historical information and treats.

Books on the Go Grab Bags

Fill out a request form on our website to let us know your child's reading tastes and we'll use our expertise to pull together a selection of books to pick up through our Curbside Pickup service.

Virtual Storytimes

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

3D Printing is Back!

Will you send in your own creations or choose from our curated 3D print binder?

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 to Browsing. 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.

Resources for Children

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Books on the Go Grab Bags

Fill out this form to get a tailored bag of books and pick them up via Curbside Service.

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.

WorldBook Online

At Home Learning Resources

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

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

Oct
24
Sat
all-day Weekly Craft Pack Pick-Ups
Weekly Craft Pack Pick-Ups
Oct 24 all-day
Saturdays at 10 AM while supplies last and weather permitting Pick up one of our pre-packaged crafts once a week to enjoy screen-free fun for all ages!  Crafts will be available for Young (pre-K), Elementary[...]
3:00 PM Tween Art Club
Tween Art Club
Oct 24 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tween Art Club Saturday, October 24th @ 3-4 PM Ages 9-12 Tween Art Club is where tweens gather together to challenge their various art skills through creative prompts and chat with other tweens while doing[...]
Oct
25
Sun
1:00 PM Yeyo Arts Program
Yeyo Arts Program
Oct 25 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Social Justice Mixed Media Art: The Roots of Racism, Ageism, and Classism Sunday, October 25 from 1-2 PM Ages 6-12 Are you interested in learning and honing mixed media art skills with a focus on[...]
1:30 PM Virtual Kids Knitting It Forward
Virtual Kids Knitting It Forward
Oct 25 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Attend the Kids Knitting It Forward meeting that would have been held at KPL through Zoom. Email kidsknittingitforward@gmail.com for the Zoom meeting info. Where: Zoom  
2:00 PM Virtual Sunday Storytime
Virtual Sunday Storytime
Oct 25 @ 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Virtual Sunday Storytimes Sundays October 4, 11, 18, 25 Join our virtual storytime e-mail list to receive a new storytime video every week on Sunday! Sign up required, YouTube Link sent out 2 PM.