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Celebrate National Humor Month at Your Kirkwood Library

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By: Beth von Behren on April 9, 2014 Print This Post

Submitted by Guest Blogger Sarah Erwin*

Humor comes in all shapes and sizes, and our everyday newspapers have been entertaining us for decades with various “funnies”.  Click here for a list of comic strip collections and for some recommendations for films available from our Humor Monthlibrary, visit our blog.

Are you an audio book listener? Be sure to click here for a list of audio books sure to tickle your funny bone and here for a great assortment of the funniest authors on the planet!

And for the kids in your life: check out these hilarious picture books you’ll never get tired of reading aloud!

Sarah Erwin*Sarah Erwin is the Library Director and is currently reading Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One has the Time by Brigid Schulte.  Visit your Kirkwood Public Library at 140 E. Jefferson Avenue, or call us at 821-5770.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.



Keep Calm and Carry Your Library Card – for a Chance to Win a Kindle Fire!

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By: Beth von Behren on April 1, 2014 Print This Post

Guest post submitted by Sarah Erwin Your Kirkwood Public Library is the place to be this April!  Each day you visit your Kirkwood Public Library with your valid library card throughout the month of April 2014, stop at the Circulation, … Continue reading



Grants Fund New Servers…and More from Your Kirkwood Public Library!

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By: Beth von Behren on March 28, 2014 Print This Post

Guest Post Submitted by Courtney Flesch Thanks to a Technology Mini-Grant from the Missouri State Library, Kirkwood Public Library was able to improve technology services by updating our servers. We replaced both our staff server and our public servers, which … Continue reading



Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

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By: Beth von Behren on March 20, 2014 Print This Post

Submitted by Guest Blogger Chelsea Bedley, Kirkwood Public Library If your child’s preschool years are coming to an end, you’ve probably begun to wonder if he or she is ready to take that next step to kindergarten.  Kirkwood Public library … Continue reading



Kirkwood Public Library Delivers

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

Post guest-written by Sarah Erwin! Your Kirkwood Public Library provides free home delivery of library materials to Kirkwood residents who are unable to come into the library due to illness or physical limitations. The program is open to patrons of all … Continue reading



Free Tax Help at Kirkwood Public Library

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By: Beth von Behren on March 11, 2014 Print This Post

Gateway EITC Community Coalition visited the library on Monday, March 10, and helped prepare tax returns free of charge for families with incomes less than $52,000.  The library also has a wide assortment of federal tax forms and instruction booklets … Continue reading



Everything You Always Wanted to Know About…the Right-of-Way

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By: Beth von Behren on February 27, 2014 Print This Post

Trees and Storm Damage – Who’s Responsible:  Whenever there’s a storm, the City typically receives inquiries from residents about how to handle fallen trees or tree branches.  In some cases, debris clean-up is the responsibility of the City of Kirkwood.  … Continue reading



Kirkwood Public Library Presents the Oscars!

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By: Beth von Behren on February 27, 2014 Print This Post

While you finalize your Oscar ballots and set your DVRs to record, your Kirkwood Public Library can help you get started on your Academy Award celebrations. For those of you who haven’t seen the current Best Picture nominees, you can … Continue reading



ART…at Your Kirkwood Public Library

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By: Beth von Behren on February 19, 2014 Print This Post

Submitted by Sarah Erwin Thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of the Kirkwood Public Library, your library opened an art gallery in February with paintings by Kirkwood resident Mary Hanson (pictured, right).  An artist reception is planned for this … Continue reading



Love Is In the Air at Kirkwood Public Library

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By: Beth von Behren on February 11, 2014 Print This Post

~ Submitted by Lisa Henry At Kirkwood Public Library we are all about Romance during the month of February!  Whether you like your romance hot and spicy, warm and fuzzy, or with a dose of humor thrown in, you can … Continue reading



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