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Get Road Trip Ready with Kirkwood Public Library

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

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Fun on the Fourth!

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

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Oh boy, is it hot outside!

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

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Tech Happenings at Kirkwood Public Library

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

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Summer Fun in Kirkwood

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

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Summer Reading Starts This Weekend at Kirkwood Public Library

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

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Saturday May 7th: Book Fair at Barnes and Noble Ladue to Support the Library

This Saturday May 7th, your Kirkwood Public Library presents a very special author event! At the Barnes and Noble in Ladue (click here for a map), famed author and St. Louis native Elaine Viets will be signing her new book … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Library Week with Food for Fines

From now until Saturday April 16th bring in canned or dried goods to the Kirkwood Public Library to pay for fines.  One can or boxed good is equivalent to $1 and we will accept goods for up to $20 in … Continue reading

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Springtime in Kirkwood

Spring is finally in the air in Kirkwood! What better way to celebrate than with the opening of the Kirkwood Farmers’ Market on Friday April 1st. The market is celebrating 40 years of service in the heart of downtown Kirkwood. … Continue reading

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Grant and Friends Provide New Self Checks

Thanks to a grant from the Missouri State Library in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and a generous gift from Friends of the Kirkwood Public Library, the Library has recently upgraded its self check-out system. The … Continue reading

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  • Grant Provides New 3D Printer to Kirkwood Public Library
  • Friends of Kirkwood Public Library Book Sale May 5th and 6th
  • Kirkwood Public Library – There’s an App for That!
  • Springtime at the Kirkwood Community Center
  • WOWbrary!