All Aboard: The Kirkwood City Blog

Friends of Kirkwood Public Library Book Sale May 5th and 6th

Courtney Flesch

By: Courtney Flesch on May 5, 2017 Print This Post

The Friends of the Kirkwood Public Library will hold a Book Sale on May 5 and 6 in the Library, 140 E. Jefferson Avenue, Kirkwood. This will be a “Bag Sale.”  Buy a bag of books (bag provided) for $8 on Friday and $5 on Saturday.  All kinds of books will be on sale – fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, history, biography, cookbooks, and more.  Books will also be sold individually.

The hours of the sale are Friday, May 5 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no entry fee, and payment is by cash or check.  No credit or debit cards.

All proceeds benefit the Kirkwood Public Library. For further information, call 314-821-5770, x1023, or email

Kirkwood Public Library – There’s an App for That!

Courtney Flesch

By: Courtney Flesch on April 27, 2017 Print This Post

Did you know that you can download an app for the library? Search for Kirkwood Public Library in your app store on your Apple or Android device and download the library into your phone for free. On the app you … Continue reading

Springtime at the Kirkwood Community Center

Courtney Flesch

By: Courtney Flesch on March 6, 2017 Print This Post

As we swing into spring, the Kirkwood Community Center is buzzing with wonderful free events! Offered through Kirkwood Public Library, the Kirkwood Safety Series continues its discussion of emergency preparedness for the whole family! The city of Kirkwood’s Director of … Continue reading


Courtney Flesch

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

WOWbrary offers an exciting new way to enjoy the Kirkwood Public Library! The Library adds many new books, movies and CDs each year. We are proud to now offer you weekly email alerts showing you the newest materials added to … Continue reading

New Happenings at Kirkwood Public Library

Courtney Flesch

By: Courtney Flesch on October 25, 2016 Print This Post

There’s plenty going on at Kirkwood Public Library. If you haven’t been around in a while, stop by and see these new collections and events we have going on for all ages. You can also check out some of the … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

90th Anniversary Author Series at Kirkwood Public Library!

Courtney Flesch

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!!

Courtney Flesch

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!

Courtney Flesch

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

Courtney Flesch

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