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Understand Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's; the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer's Association resources.

If These Walls Could Talk: Researching Your House’s History | Dennis Northcott, Associate Archivist- MO Historical Society

The Library & Research Center has a wealth of resources to help you learn about the history of your house and its former inhabitants. These resources include city directories, census records, neighborhood histories, photographs, and maps. See examples of them and learn how to begin using them to research the...

Book Tasting for Banned Books Week

Kirkwood Public Library @ 140 E Jefferson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122

Curious about why some books get banned or challenged? Did you know that books like The Bluest Eye, The Kite Runner, To Kill a Mockingbird, and The Holy Bible were among the most challenged books in the 2010 - 2019 decade? Take part in our book tasting from October 1st...

Banned Books Week Read-In

Kirkwood Public Library @ 140 E Jefferson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122

Kirkwood Public Library invites everyone to participate in a citywide and community-wide read-in on Monday, October 2 to kick off Banned Books Week. Hang out in the library or on the library lawn with your favorite book and a blanket and Let Freedom READ. Don’t forget to post to social...

Playlist Palooza

October 4, 2023    Ages 12-18   Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM    Every book needs a soundtrack. Come create one for your favorite book and share your love of music with others!

The Gateway Arch: An Illustrated Timeline with Author John C. Guenther

The Kirkwood Public Library and the Kirkwood Historical Society welcome author, architect, and historian John C. Guenther on October 5, 2023, to discuss his new book, The Gateway Arch: An Illustrated Timeline. The book takes a chronological look at the historical foundations of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, beginning in...

Toddler Obstacle Course

Toddler Obstacle Course     Date: Friday, October 6, 2023 Time: 10:30 AM Age: 18 Month to 4 years  Crawl, bounce and stomp your way through our toddler obstacle course! 

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