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Halloween Comes to Kirkwood

Courtney Flesch

By: Courtney Flesch on October 29, 2014 Print This Post

Celebrate Halloween with the Kirkwood community during the annual Halloween Walk on Thursday October 30th from 5-7pm. Dress up in your wickedest costumes and go trick or treating in Downtown Kirkwood. Go here for a full list of participating locations and some additional events taking place. The Kirkwood Public Library will be handing out devilishly delightful treats in our lobby area. While here you can pick up some Halloween books and movies. Creepy books are available on our book caboose and Halloween Hot DVDs will be going fast, so grab them while they last before moving on to your next candy destination. Special thanks to the Downtown Kirkwood Special Business District for coordinating this event.


Courtney Flesch is the Stack Maintenance, Teen, & IT Manager and is currently reading Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen.  Visit your Kirkwood Public Library at 140 E. Jefferson Avenue, or call us at 821-5770.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Preschool Fair at Kirkwood Public Library

Courtney Flesch

By: Courtney Flesch on October 25, 2014 Print This Post

Preschool Fair Looking for a great preschool for your child can be a bit of a daunting task, but with the help of Kirkwood Public Library you can get to know some great schools in Kirkwood all at once. The … Continue reading

Celebrate National Friends of the Library Week

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By: Courtney Flesch on October 19, 2014 Print This Post

It’s National Friends of the Library Week October 19-25, and on behalf of the library, I would like to take a moment to thank the Friends of the Kirkwood Public Library for all their hard work throughout the year!  Since … Continue reading

Growing Up in St. Louis


By: Beth von Behren on October 3, 2014 Print This Post

I belong to a Facebook group called “You Know You’re From St. Louis When…”   It’s fun to read what other people remember about their youth in this beautiful city.  I also belong to a similar group, called “You Know You’re … Continue reading

Harriet the Spy Turns 50


By: Beth von Behren on September 23, 2014 Print This Post

Harriet the Spy was my favorite childhood book.  I must have read it three, maybe four times, and I still have my dog-eared copy from childhood somewhere on one my shelves.  When my daughter was about 8 years old, I … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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

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