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Trick or Treat in Your Downtown Kirkwood Neighborhood

Courtney Flesch

By: Courtney Flesch on October 11, 2016 Print This Post

The annual Halloween Walk will take place on Thursday October 27th from 5-7pm, so put on your costume and head downtown. Participating businesses will be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters.

Kirkwood Public Library is participating in the event and while you are here stop in and pick up Halloween books, music, and movies available for checkout.   If you can’t make it in to the library celebrate Halloween with Hoopla our digital library for movies, music, and more.

Other events happening in October include TweensceneThursday on October 13th from 4-5pm come in and make your own sock creature.

The Friends of the Kirkwood Public Library will be having a book sale on Friday October 14th from 5-8pm and Saturday October 15th from 10am-4pm. Pick up a gift for a future holiday season or grab some kids books to offer trick-or-treaters when they visit on Halloween night.

For more information on the Halloween walk and a complete list of participants please visit the Halloween Walk event page.


Courtney Flesch is the Director of Customer Service and will be reading The Scary Stories Treasury: Three Books to Chill Your Bones by Alvin Schwartz on All Hallow’s Eve.  Visit your Kirkwood Public Library at 140 E. Jefferson Avenue, or call us at 821-5770.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


90th Anniversary Author Series at Kirkwood Public Library!

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By: Courtney Flesch on September 26, 2016 Print This Post

Mark your calendars for upcoming author events at Kirkwood Public Library in celebration of KPL’s 90th Anniversary! On Monday, October 3rd at 7:00pm, Laura McHugh will be joining us to talk about her new book Arrowood. Arrowood is the most … Continue reading

Change is Coming!!

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By: Courtney Flesch on September 9, 2016 Print This Post

The Kirkwood Public Library will be undergoing some minor construction and shifting of sections over the next few months, as a result of the suggestions that came from the 2015 strategic planning process. Upstairs on the third floor we will … Continue reading

City Hall Selfie Day!

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By: Courtney Flesch on August 15, 2016 Print This Post

There truly is a holiday for every occasion! Today -Monday, August 15th, 2016- is City Hall Selfie Day! This year you can celebrate the first City Hall selfie day by –you guessed it- taking a selfie in front of city … Continue reading

Get Road Trip Ready with Kirkwood Public Library

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By: Courtney Flesch on July 13, 2016 Print This Post

Are we there yet? Kirkwood Public Library offers a number of items and services that can help you plan and enjoy your travels this summer. If you need some assistance planning your vacation check out our travel section located on … Continue reading

Fun on the Fourth!


By: Beth von Behren on June 29, 2016 Print This Post

by Guest Blogger Lisa Henry Celebrate the founding of our nation here in Kirkwood this year!  The Kirkwood Pool will be open from 10 am to 6 pm on July 4th.  Then head on over to the annual Fourth of … Continue reading

Oh boy, is it hot outside!

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By: Courtney Flesch on June 21, 2016 Print This Post

In the dog days of summer, don’t forget a great way to stay cool and keep active by visiting the Kirkwood Aquatic Center! With many pools, slides, and classes to choose from, the Kirkwood pool offers something for everyone. You … Continue reading

Tech Happenings at Kirkwood Public Library

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By: Courtney Flesch on June 9, 2016 Print This Post

Your Kirkwood Public Library is always trying to stay on the forefront of technology, whether it be new software, equipment or programs. We want to be a place where you can connect with tech, like being able to check out … Continue reading

Summer Fun in Kirkwood

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By: Courtney Flesch on May 24, 2016 Print This Post

Kirkwood is full of fun summer events!  Check out the list below for a highlight of activities and events coming soon!   Stages Premier: It Shoulda Been You You are cordially invited to join us for what is certain to … Continue reading

Summer Reading Starts This Weekend at Kirkwood Public Library

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By: Courtney Flesch on May 19, 2016 Print This Post

The Summer Reading program at your Kirkwood Public Library kicks off this Sat. May 21st, 10 am – Noon with a fun filled celebration! We’ll have the Bubble Bus, River Bound Band, and Smoothie King smoothies, as well as activity … Continue reading