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.

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.

Kids Book Club Kits

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

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Read A-likes: Percy Jackson

Read A-likes: Percy Jackson

After you've read the Percy Jackson series (or the Kane Chronicles, or the Heroes of Olympus, or Magnus Chase, or The Trials of Apollo, etc.) for the seventh time, you might be looking for something fresh and exciting. Why not try one of these great series? Like Percy...

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Non-Fiction: Greek Mythology

Non-Fiction: Greek Mythology

Are you or someone you know a fan of Disney's Hercules or the Percy Jackson series? Then check out these non-fiction books related to Greek Mythology! With these titles and more you can dive deeper into the myths, stories, and characters that creators like Disney and...

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Upcoming Children's Events

Mar
29
Sun
1:30 PM CANCELLED – Kids Knitting It For...
CANCELLED – Kids Knitting It For...
Mar 29 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
For ages 10 and older. Patrons are invited to learn to knit and participate in knitting based community service projects. Registration required. Please bring to the meeting: One pair of size 8, 9, or 10[...]
Mar
30
Mon
7:00 PM CANCELLED – Family Book Club
CANCELLED – Family Book Club
Mar 30 @ 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM
Come join us at the library for a light snack and a great discussion. This month we’re discussing The Losers Club by Andrew Clements. For grades 4-8 and their adult. Books available at the library[...]
Mar
31
Tue
10:00 AM Storytime
Storytime
Mar 31 @ 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Join us for stories, songs & crafts that encourage the development of early literacy skills.
Apr
1
Wed
10:00 AM Storytime
Storytime
Apr 1 @ 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Join us for stories, songs & crafts that encourage the development of early literacy skills.
4:00 PM Build it Club-Robotic Hands
Build it Club-Robotic Hands
Apr 1 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Make a Robotic Hand.  Engineer and build with different supplies!  Ages 5-12.
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Closed for Public Health Concerns

For the safety of our patrons and staff, Kirkwood Public Library will be closed March 17th until further notice. No items will accrue fines. Please keep items until we reopen.

Access eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks; stream movies and music; and use online resources from the comfort of home with your Kirkwood Public Library Card. These are all available 24/7 through our website.

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