Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Here's how a revamp will make it easier for residents to connect with the community resource.
Kirkwoodpubliclibrary.org is getting a makeover. The revamped website will make it easier to connect with the library. On every page we will have our slideshow of upcoming events with small thumbnails showing the image and information for each slide. On each page we will also have links to our catalog, Facebook page, Twitter, Overdrive, Zinio, blogs, and summer reading logs. These changes will make it easy to get to those pages used most often. Our calendar of events will be completely new. Events that require sign up will now have a hyperlink placed directly into the details of the event and you will be able to add events to your own Google calendar. New widgets will be added to our database collection so that Consumer Reports, WorldBook …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Find out how your Kirkwood Public Library is kicking off the season.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Enjoy a special booklist and discover how the holiday got its start.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Tax forms and booklets are available at Kirkwood Public Library.
For those of us who haven’t started our taxes yet the April 15th deadline for filing federal tax returns is fast approaching. Still need to get tax forms? There are many available at the Kirkwood Public Library located near the reference desk and a selection of information booklets. We also have access to a number of tax forms online from www.irs.gov. Already have your forms, but need some resources: Available in the reference section: J.K. Laser’s Your Income Tax Or Check Out: Good luck and may your tax refund be large! Courtney Flesch is the Teen/IT Assistant and is currently reading While He Was Away by Karen Schreck.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Pay homage to women whose political aspirations and knowledge shape the future of our nation.
Why Women Should Rule The World Overcoming adversity, making history, showing grace under pressure, writing classic novels that forever affect us and raising children to be productive citizens – Kirkwood Public Library joins the nation this month in celebrating all that women have done and continue to do for our county. Pay homage to women whose political aspirations and knowledge shape the future of our nation by reading such tomes as former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers’ Why Women Should Rule The World (the title of which served as a great headline!), Sonia Sotomayor’s My Beloved World, and Condoleezza Rice’s No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington. Gabrielle Gifford’s struggles after her senseless shooting and …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Read an E-Book Week is celebrated from March 3-9. Check out e-books for free through Kirkwood Public Library's Overdrive service.
As we celebrate READ AN E-BOOK WEEK from March 3-9th of 2013, I would like to remind everyone of a great service Kirkwood Public Library and the other members of the Municipal Library Consortium have to offer called Overdrive. Through Overdrive you can check out e-books for free using your valid library card. Books are available in several formats for the Kindle, Nook, smartphones, tablets, and other e-reader devices. You can also download audio books. Check out the free Overdrive Media Console App on your store supported devices or come into the library for set up and demonstration of Overdrive. The best time to come is during Drop in IT on Tuesdays from 10am-12pm and Thursdays from 6pm-8pm. Check out the Overdrive website to learn more …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The Community for Understanding and Hope Book Group will discuss The Wake of the Wind by J. California Cooper Thursday. Kirkwood resident Antona Brent Smith will lead the discussion.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Check out books about the late baseball player Stan Musial.
Baseball Hall of Famer and St. Louis Walk of Famer, Stan Musial, died Saturday January 19th of natural causes at his home in Ladue. He was 92 years old. Musial played 22 seasons with our home team the St. Louis Cardinals. He is a baseball legend, 3 time World Series Champion, and is immortalized in two separate statues at Busch Stadium. Check out the following books from your Kirkwood Public Library to learn more about this great man who will be missed. Courtney Flesch is the Teen/IT assistant at the Kirkwood Public Library. She is currently reading Looking for Alaska by John Green
Friday, January 18, 2013
Tying the knot? Here are some free Kirkwood resources.
Are you a recently engaged? Need help planning your special day? St. Louis Magazine is hosting an Unveiled Bridal Show on Sunday, January 27 from Noon - 3 pm at The Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. Between now and then have your bridesmaids, mother and even the groom take a look at a few really helpful books all here and free at the library. All you need is your library card to place a hold on the any of the books below and featured on on our blog. From general planning, toasts, decorations and attire, we have the perfect book to ease your stress and make your wedding a beautiful, memorable day. Wedding Planning The Knot Complete Guide to Weddings by Carley Roney and the editors of TheKnot.com Weddings by Tara Guérard Matthew Robbins…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Get 75 publications including Rolling Stone, Artnews, Martha Stewart Living, Men’s Health and Family Circle on your smartphone or tablet for free.
Need more stuff to download to your computer, tablet, or smartphone? The Kirkwood Public Library can help you. In addition to Overdrive for audiobooks and ebooks, we have a new subscription to a site called Zinio. This web service allows you to download magazines for free to various devices. You will need your library card to get started, and we have a guide available to help you through the set up process. Once you create an account you can choose to subscribe to one or more of 75 magazines we have available including Rolling Stone, Artnews, Martha Stewart Living, Men’s Health, and Family Circle amongst others. If you have any additional questions feel free to stop by Drop in IT on Tuesdays from 10am-12am or Thursdays from 6-8pm. You can…