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Final Days of Summer Reading at Kirkwood Public Library!

Courtney Flesch

By: Courtney Flesch on August 6, 2014 Print This Post

It’s not too late to sign up and log summer reading at your Kirkwood Public Library. The summer reading program runs all the way until Saturday August 9th; however, everything must be logged and all prizes picked up by August 9th at 5pm. You can back log your time read/books all the way to the start of summer reading on May 17th.  There are still prizes left, but hurry some supplies are limited. Some of the exciting prizes for different age levels include:Summer Reading Graphic

  • Adults- a flash drive (just for signing up), free book (10 books)
  • Teens – an invitation to our teen lock-in featuring mini box fort wars and all the snack food and candy you can eat (30 hours), Keychain flashlight (5 hours)
  • Kids –  atomic super ball (300 min.), Free cookie from Great Harvest Bread Company (1800 min.)

Join now by clicking here or through the homepage at Choose the tab that corresponds to your age group then click signup. Read, log, then stop by and pick up your prizes.

Courtney Flesch is the Stack Maintenance, Teen, & IT Manager and is currently trying to solve puzzles in the Two-minute Mysteries Collection by Donal J. Soblol.  Visit your Kirkwood Public Library at 140 E. Jefferson Avenue, or call us at 821-5770.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Grant Provides New Computers and Software


By: Beth von Behren on July 31, 2014 Print This Post

Submitted by Nick O’Neal, Kirkwood Public Library Thank to a generous grant from the Missouri State Library, your Kirkwood Public Library has been able to replace 12 old computers with new machines running Windows 7.  We have also been able … Continue reading

Early Literacy Play Dates at KPL – Plus Game Night!


By: Beth von Behren on July 14, 2014 Print This Post

LITERACY PLAY DATES AT KPL:  Thanks to the Racing to Read early literacy grant awarded to Kirkwood Public Library, we will be holding Early Literacy Play Dates at the library on Saturday July 19th and August 23rd from 10 am-12 … Continue reading

Find Your Perfect Match at Kirkwood Public Library

Courtney Flesch

By: Courtney Flesch on June 26, 2014 Print This Post

Kirkwood Public Library has a number of solutions to help you on your quest to find the perfect material.  First, we have several blogs for your perusal. The Staff Reads Blog is a general blog aimed at adults that shares … Continue reading

Summer Science Club – at KPL


By: Beth von Behren on June 5, 2014 Print This Post

by Guest Blogger Chelsea Bedley If you enjoy building things, seeing big reactions, learning about the weather from a real KMOV meteorologist, or seeing how the Titanic sunk, then come check out Kirkwood Public Library’s Summer Science Club! Our Summer … Continue reading

AudioBooks and eBooks Available 24/7 on OVERDRIVE


By: Beth von Behren on May 22, 2014 Print This Post

Post submitted by guest blogger Courtney Flesch* Ever find yourself at home on a Saturday night, looking for a movie to watch?  Or maybe on a holiday weekend (see last paragraph about this coming weekend)?  We can help! Overdrive is … Continue reading

Summer REading Program begins Saturday, May 17


By: Beth von Behren on May 13, 2014 Print This Post

by Guest Blogger Courtney Flesch* The Kirkwood Public Library’s Summer Reading Program begins May 17th with a Kick-off Event from 10am-12pm in the front of the library. At Kick-off there will be activities for all ages including floam making for … Continue reading

Small Garden Design Program


By: Beth von Behren on May 5, 2014 Print This Post

Submitted by Guest Blogger Lisa Henry* As part of Kirkwood Public Library’s Maintaining Your Home Series:  Small Garden Design, join us at Roots and Blooms (915 S. Kirkwood) on Wednesday,May 7, at 9:30 a.m.  Sherry and Jen from Roots and … Continue reading

There’s Something Happening Here…Something…Strange…


By: Beth von Behren on April 21, 2014 Print This Post

Donuts!  Strange, strange donuts (pizza donuts? donuts covered in Captain Crunch cereal?), as in Strange Donuts, a real-life donut shop – is coming to Kirkwood! While we don’t usually promote individual businesses on the Blog or in City promotions (actually, … Continue reading

Your Kirkwood Public Library Collects Food…for Fines!


By: Beth von Behren on April 17, 2014 Print This Post

Submitted by Guest Blogger Courtney Flesh Have fines accumulated on your library card? Have no fear. Between now and April 19, you can use unexpired canned and boxed goods to pay off your library card fines. Each item is considered … Continue reading

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