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Cardinals Support Born to Read

The St. Louis Cardinals are the latest sponsor of the Born to Read program. The program provides a library goodie bag to new parents at 16 area hospitals and clinics. Each bag contains a book, a teether, information about infant development, a library card and, starting this fall, a Cardinals beanie. Learn more

Listen Up STL-a new local music project from St. Louis County Library

SLCL is launching a new local music project in October called Listen Up STL. The project invites local musicians to submit their original work to be uploaded to the SLCL website, where it will be available for streaming to library patrons. Details about how to participate in the project are available at www.slcl.org/listen-up-stl.

 

Prairie Commons Opens September 28

The renovated Prairie Commons Branch will reopen on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. as part of the Your Library Renewed campaign. The renovated branch has several new features including private study rooms, an enhanced children's area with a family restroom, and a quiet reading room. Learn more.

 

Renovated Cliff Cave Branch Opens September 21

The renovated Cliff Cave Branch will reopen on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. as part of the Your Library Renewed campaign. The renovated branch has several new features including private study rooms, an enhanced children's area with a family restroom, and a quiet reading room. Lean more.

 

Three Branches Close for Construction in October 2016

Phase II of the Your Library Renewed campaign will begin this fall when three branches close for construction. The following branches will close at 5:00 p.m. on the dates listed: Bridgeton Trails will close on October 22; Florissant Valley will close on October 29 and Daniel Boone will close on November 5. Patrons will be directed to nearby branches during the temporary closures. ...

Little Readers Festival September 24, 2016

Library Headquarters is hosting a Little Readers Festival on Saturday, September 24 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. This free event will feature a variety of activities for families including games, a fire truck, story time with Llama Llama, performances by Juggling Jeff, and a visit from the Bubble Bus. Each child in attendance will receive a punch card for a free book from Ready Readers, a free treat from Murray's Shaved Ice Truck, and another...

We Are St. Louis Explores Mexican Heritage

St. Louis County Library's We Are St. Louis series will explore Mexican heritage on Wednesday, September 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rock Road Branch in St. Ann. Daniel Gonzales, Preservation Historian for St. Louis County Parks & Recreation, will explore the establishment, histories and sites of the Mexican community in St. Louis. The event will include a traditional...

Teen Tech Workshops Fall 2016

Teens can learn a variety of in-demand tech skills at a series of upcoming workshops presented by Global Hack. The programs will focus on topics such as coding, app creation, website design and software development. There is no fee to attend, but registration is required....

Grant's View Branch Recognized by American Libraries

The Grant's View Branch has been recognized in the American Libraries 2016 Library Design Showcase. Grant's View is one of 15 libraries selected from across the U.S. and the only Missouri library to be profiled in the publication. View the entire showcase here.

The Grant's View Branch was completed in December 2015 as part of the...

Science in St. Louis is back for another round of informative programs fall 2016

Science in St. Louis is back for another round of informative programs this fall. SLCL branches will host sessions with local researchers on topics including honey bee health, astronomy and 3D printing. The programs are free and open to all, and will feature food and attendance prizes (including a Kindle Fire HD, tickets to area attractions and t-shirts). More info...

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