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Route 66 Ride for Braille Literacy Pit Stop Party

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

Dan O’Rourke has been an on-ice official for the National Hockey League (NHL) since 1999.  After growing up watching his blind father defeat all obstacles in his path, Dan wants to give back to the organization that further empowers blind people to live the lives they want.  In partnership with...

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...

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...

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...

Shotbox at the Library

Bring a small family treasure into the library, along with your camera, and take high-quality photos of it for posterity.  Our Shotbox Light Studio will be set up all week for you to use, then you can put the Shotbox on hold, so you can check it out and take...

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Summer Reading - May 18th through August 12th!


PARDON OUR DIRT : The front lawn of the library is under construction. At this time, access to the library is through the front ramp only.