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Author Talk: Dave Lange, Soccer Made in St. Louis

Join local author Dave Lange as he discusses all things soccer!

A colorful background with handprints and legos, and crafts all over a white table. In purple text at the top it says Author & Craft event, with an image of the book cover and author below. The book cover is a mom flying through the air with her two kids and the title is in orange and black and says "Best Mom St. Louis". The author is in a gray shirt with her arms folded across her chest. She has should length brown hair and is smiling. Beneath the photos it says, "Bring the Family!" and then beneath that is says, "Saturday July 20th at 1:30PM."

Best Mom St. Louis Author Event with Tara Smith

St. Louis is a great place to raise a family, and for good reason. It’s filled with historic places and hidden gems, as well as so many free things to do. With Best Mom St. Louis as your guidebook, you can confidently pack your day full of adventurous and educational…

Missouri Weird and Wonderful with Amanda Doyle and Dan Zettwoch

Author Amanda Doyle and Illustrator Dan Zettwoch will visit the library to share how they collected strange and interesting facts about Missouri into their new book Missouri Weird & Wonderful. Join us to find out how much MO you know!

Author Talk: John Beaumont, Walk-Along

Reverend John Beaumont’s Christian devotional work engages with the same scripture and its larger context over five consecutive days. At the end of each week, you will have an opportunity to reflect on the previous week and look forward to the next week by applying something the Lord revealed to…

Author Talk: Calvin Riley, Black Saint Louis

Black St. Louis explores the rich and inspiring history of African Americans in St. Louis from the city’s founding as a French fur trading post during the Spanish colonial era to the new millennium. Authors Calvin Riley and NiNi Harris highlight great figures who showed leadership, incredible innovation, and courage…

Author/Book Signing: Walking South City: A Journey Through Historic St. Louis Neighborhoods by Jim Merkel

Based on a series of walks the author did on a 45-mile-long zig-zag path through South St. Louis in 2021. It provides different insights into the history, people and quirks of South St. Louis. 

Author/Book Signing Jason Gray: Mound City Chronicle

Mound City Chronicle is more than a series of images of St. Louis. It is testament to a path made through the city at this moment; a path meant to investigate my place and my impact here, and the history of those things (like the Mississippi River, cultural forces claim,…

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…

Ivy Lodge: A Memoir of Translation and Discovery with Linda Murphy Marshall

Join the author for a conversation about her memoir, Ivy Lodge: A Memoir of Translation and Discovery, which received a starred review from KIRKUS. She will talk about growing up in the 1960s in Kirkwood, how the physical home in which children grow up can influence their childhood, and how…

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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.