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"Silken Prey" by John Sandford

"Silken Prey" by John Sandford enters the world of dirty politics. The book opens with an investigation into...

"Dead Ever After" by Charlaine Harris

It was with a tinge of sadness that I finished reading "Dead Ever After" by Charlaine Harris. It is her thirteenth book to feature Sookie Stackhouse....

Summer Reading Club

St. Louis County Library's popular summer reading clubs will kick-off early this year starting May 13 and running through August 3. The library offers clubs for all ages: babies, kids, teens and adults, with fun programs and great prizes for each age group. Participation is free, and as an added...

"The Bambino" by Nel Yomtov and illustrated by Tim Foley, is a graphic novel about that amazing summer of 1927 when Babe Ruth set out to beat his own...

I'm not psychic and I don't play one on television, however, my prediction for the most popular prize in this year's "Summer Reading Club" is the book "...

Do you ponder and stress when it's your turn to select a book for your book group? There are so many books, where do you start? Well, the St. Louis County Library's Book Discussion Kit program can help you with this decision. There are over 400 book kits in the collection so chances are there is...

"J. Edgar Hoover: a graphic biography" by Rick Geary is another well-researched, beautifully drawn...

You may have heard about the 2013 FIRST Championship held at the Edward Jones Dome recently. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was started in 1989 by Dean Kamen to inspire young people to become science and...

"Mine"

A brave cadre of volunteers and a nationwide network of animal-care operations who came together to rescue many household pets who had been stranded in the flood waters of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In turn, many of these dogs rescued their adoptive families from woes only humans know. Pet and...

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