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 children, catapulting display Summer Reading Graphicfor teens, and music for adults. May 17th also marks the first day you can register for summer reading online from and begin logging time/books. The program is for all ages, babies through adult. Each age group has a different set of prizes and science based theme. Summer Reading ends on August 9th.

Children – Fizz, Boom, Read

Teen- Spark a Reaction

Adult- Literary Elements

Set your goals and read with us this summer!

*Courtney Flesch is the Stack Maintenance, Teen, & IT Manager and is currently reading The Cabinet of Curiosities by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child.  Visit your Kirkwood Public Library at 140 E. Jefferson Avenue, or call us at 821-5770.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.



Written by Beth

Beth von Behren is the Public Information Officer for the City of Kirkwood. She manages the City Website ( and writes/edits both the monthly "Eye on Kirkwood" (published on the last Friday of the month inside the "Webster-Kirkwood Times") and the every-other-weekly e-newsletter "Kirkwood Happenings." To sign up for the e-newsletter, send an email to