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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...

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...

Monster of the Week

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

Most people don't believe in monsters, but you know the truth. They're real, and it's your task to bring them down. Protect the townsfolk of the small town of Lone Oak and hunt down the monster in this table-top role playing game! No experience required, character sheets will be available....

Good Yarns

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

If you knit, crochet, cross stitch, embroider, or do any other fiber crafts, unwind at our Tuesday night Stitching Club! Bring the project you’ve been neglecting or your fresh ideas for a new piece. Maybe you’ll even learn something new! All levels of experience are welcome.

BJC Home Care Presents Lumina Life Review

Eileen Spinner, bereavement specialist and coordinator of the Lumina Life Review program will be here to discuss end of life review activities that can be done by seniors or family members of seniors making end of life arrangements. End of life reviews can be a meaningful and creative way to...

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