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Meet Your Favorite Author at the Library

 

SLCL has one of the best author series in the country. Where else can you meet the country's best-selling writers, for free? This spring and summer we're bring a variety of literary talent to St. Louis, including young adult and children's authors, historians,...

101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic

 

As we approach the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, readers may want to brush up on facts or enjoy a story inspired by the tragic events of April 15, 1912.

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Tamara Drewe

 

"Tamara Drewe" is a breezy English film that resembles a French farce. Tamara returns to the...

The Pirate

 

 

I'm a fan of rom coms, well done ones that is, so a couple of years ago out of desperation I started to watch some of the classics. I was hooked, and couldn't believe I hadn't watched them before.  If you try a couple of these classics on for size, you won't...

Tina's Mouth

 

Not all young adult lit is vampires and dystopian future worlds. Some deal with plain old-fashioned teen angst.  Case in point: "...

Elizabeth the Queen

 

Anyone interested in Queen Elizabeth II should pick up "...

Howl's Moving Castle

Dianne Wynne Jones, who passed away last year, published "Howl's Moving Castle" in 1986. In...

I Am Legend

 

Since being published in 1954, Richard Matheson's novella "I Am Legend" has been adapted for film four times. Most recently, Will Smith thrilled...

Honey: Nature's Golden Healer

 

The next time you enjoy a bit of honey in your tea or drizzled across a freshly baked biscuit, take a moment to consider where it came from. In case you missed it, honey bees are under attack. A mysterious diseased called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) has been killing hundreds of...

Butch Bakery Cookbook

 

David Arrick's and Janice Kollar's "The Butch Bakery Cookbook" is full of unique...

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