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.
|Take Your Child to the Library Day||Fri, 01/30/2015 (All day)|
|SLCL's Westfall Series Presents Former Congressman Barney Frank||Tue, 01/27/2015 (All day)|
|Branch Renovation Schedule Announced||Mon, 01/26/2015 (All day)|
|SLCL Presents Historian and Author of "The Italians" John Hooper||Wed, 01/21/2015 (All day)|
|Celebrate Black History at St. Louis County Library||Tue, 01/20/2015 (All day)|
|Acclaimed Journalist and Author Tavis Smiley Kicks-off Black History Month at SLCL||Fri, 01/16/2015 (All day)|
|SLCL Foundation Presents St. Louis Suspense Author Michael Kahn||Thu, 01/15/2015 (All day)|
|SLCL Presents "A Long Way Gone" Author Ishmael Beah||Wed, 01/14/2015 (All day)|
|New Life Skills Series for Teens at SLCL Branches||Tue, 01/13/2015 (All day)|
|Kindergarten Prep Workshop at SLCL||Mon, 01/12/2015 (All day)|