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Teen Tech 2017

Teens and tweens can learn about robotics, coding and even create their own stop-motion video during Teen Tech Month in March at St. Louis County Library. All open SLCL branches are hosting programs, which include digital scavenger hunts, gamer nights and DIY crafts. Get the full schedule.

Four SLCL branches are hosting a Bill of Rights display and speakers

St. Louis County Library is currently hosting a Bill of Rights display at four branches: Cliff Cave, Grant's View, Jamestown Bluffs and Headquarters through the end of March 2017. The four branches will also host programs to commemorate the landmark document, featuring expert speakers from the University of Missouri--St. Louis....

Write Stuff Contest March 1-31, 2017

Calling all kids and teens with a talent for creative writing! SLCL is holding a contest for young writers. Write a story that includes the line "Well, that was unexpected" and submit your original literary work between March 1-31, 2017. Learn more

Black History Month Celebration at SLCL

St. Louis County Library will celebrate Black History Month with special programming throughout February. Events include dance performances by Gentleman of Vision and the Pinx Academy of Dance, a jazz concert by saxophonist Rod Tate, a gospel celebration, storytelling by Bobby Norfolk and more. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more.

Listen Up STL a new local music collection at SLCL launches mid January

St. Louis County Library cardholders will soon have access to a new collection of local music. The Listen Up STL collection features over 90 albums by local musicians representing a variety of genres including rock, electronic, blues, gospel, jazz and country. SLCL cardholders can stream the Listen Up STL collection starting in mid-January. Learn more.

Three SLCL branches are hosting Born to Read Birthday parties in Feb & Mar 2017

The Born to Read program is hosting a special event for children born in January, February or March 2016. Three branches are hosting 1st birthday parties where attendees will take home a free book, courtesy of the St. Louis County Library Foundation. Born to Read provides new parents at participating hospitals and clinics with a bag containing a book, a teether, information about infant development, a Cardinals beanie and a library card...

Take Your Child to the Library Day on February 4, 2017

St. Louis County Library will celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day on Saturday, February 4. Multiple SLCL branches are participating in the event, offering free activities for families throughout the day including visits by costume characters, scavenger hunts, story time, crafts and games. ...

We Are STL Explores Japanese Heritage

St. Louis County Library's We Are St. Louis series will explore Japanese heritage on Monday, January 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Glaize Branch. Learn about the history of Japanese Americans in our region with Dr. Chikako Usui, President of the Japan America Society of St. Louis. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required by calling 314-994-3300 or ...

Kindergarten Prep Workshops

Several branches are hosting free Kindergarten Prep workshops for parents and kids in 2017. Kindergarten Prep focuses on the skills necessary for a successful first year in school, such as cooperation, socialization and listening. Families who participate in the workshop will receive a bag filled with school supplies and a free book....

Science in St. Louis January 12 at the Prairie Commons Branch

The next Science in St. Louis event takes place on January 12 at the Prairie Commons BranchLearn about the Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Institute and its efforts to save endangered species around the world. The program is...

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