SLCL Presents “Luckiest Girl Alive” Suspense Sensation Jessica Knoll

Date: 
Wed, 04/13/2016 (All day)

The St. Louis County Library Foundation is pleased to present bestselling debut suspense writer Jessica Knoll for a discussion and signing of her hit novel "Luckiest Girl Alive" on Wednesday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. at Library Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.

The program is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase at the event from The Novel Neighbor.

The event is co-sponsored by Maryville University.  

Go Green @ the Library

Go Green @ the Library
Community gardens, water bottle filling stations, motion sensored lights-SLCL is doing our part to go green. Learn how you can be more eco-friendly by attending an Earth Day event at your local SLCL branch. We've got tons of fun activities for the whole family! See a full listing of events.

SLCL Presents Bestselling St. Louis Novelist Curtis Sittenfeld

Date: 
Tue, 04/12/2016 (All day)

The St. Louis County Library Foundation is pleased to present acclaimed novelist Curtis Sittenfeld for a discussion and signing of her latest novel "Eligible" on Tuesday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Library Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.

The program is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase at the event from Left Bank Books. The event is co-sponsored by Maryville University.  

From the "wickedly entertaining" (USA Today) Curtis Sittenfeld, New York Times bestselling author of "Prep" and "American Wife," comes a modern retelling of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice." A bold literary experiment, "Eligible" is a brilliant, playful, and delicious saga for the twenty-first century.

SLCL’s Westfall History Series Presents Celebrated Historian Douglas Brinkley

Date: 
Tue, 04/05/2016 (All day)
The St. Louis County Library Foundation's 'Buzz' Westfall Favorite Author Series is pleased to present CNN Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley for a discussion and signing of "Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America." The event will take place at Library Headquarters (1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.) on Friday, April 15, at 7:00 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase at the event from Left Bank Books.
 
Douglas Brinkley's "The Wilderness Warrior" celebrated Theodore Roosevelt's bold vision to protect 234 million acres of wild America. Now, in "Rightful Heritage," Brinkley turns his attention to the other indefatigable environmental leader--Teddy's cousin, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, chronicling his under-sung legacy as the founder of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and premier protector of America's public lands.
 
FDR built from scratch dozens of State Park systems and scenic roadways.
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