St. Louis County Library experienced unprecedented usage in 2011. The system circulated over 12 million items, an all time high, making SLCL the busiest library in Missouri.
Library Director Charles Pace said, "2011 was a year of great change for the St Louis County Library. We made a number of improvements to make sure our customers have a positive experience such as self-check kiosks and the new, expanded Eureka Hills Branch."
Other highlights from a good year include: over 50 bestselling authors visited the library; two teen centers were opened at the Florissant Valley and Bridgeton Trails branches; a new and improved library website launched; and the library's eMedia collection doubled (offering over 6,000 titles).
Projects coming soon include the installation of new exterior signs at all locations and the release of a new SLCL mobile app, which will have a number of features including a streamlined process for downloading eBooks. Another teen center will open at the Grand Glaize Branch in January, with yet another planned for Oak Bend later in the year.
St. Louisans know the value of a strong library system, and for that we say thank you! Be sure to follow St. Louis County Library on Facebook and Twitter to stay on top of all the latest library news.
|SLCL's Westfall History Series Presents Editor and Historian Joseph Lelyveld||Thu, 09/29/2016 (All day)|
|SLCL Presents A Special Evening with Novelist Charlaine Harris||Wed, 09/28/2016 (All day)|
|We Are St. Louis Explores African American Heritage||Wed, 09/28/2016 (All day)|
|St. Louis County Library Launches Local Music Project||Mon, 09/26/2016 (All day)|
|SLCL Announces Next Round of Renovations||Mon, 09/26/2016 (All day)|
|County Library Opens Renovated Prairie Commons Branch September 28||Mon, 09/19/2016 (All day)|
|SLCL's Westfall History Series Presents Celebrated Historian Candice Millard||Thu, 09/15/2016 (All day)|
|County Library Hosts Little Readers Festival||Wed, 09/14/2016 (All day)|
|SLCL Presents Celebrated "City on Fire" Novelist Garth Risk Hallberg||Tue, 09/13/2016 (All day)|
|"If I Stay" Author Gayle Forman Discusses New Book at SLCL||Mon, 09/12/2016 (All day)|