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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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