Teens can earn points by reading books, magazines, graphic novels and listening to audiobooks. Register and keep track of your reading online or pick up a log sheet at your nearest branch. When you complete a level visit a branch to collect your reward. Programming includes stop motion animation workshops, laser tag, tye-dye instruction, cupcake decorating and more. Grand prizes include a Kindle Fire (one winner per branch!), a mountain bike, a Dell laptop and an iPad 2 (prizes must be redeemed by Saturday, August 10).
As an added bonus, preschool children through those entering 12th grade will have their fines waived when they sign up for a summer reading club.*
Participation is free and registration begins May 13; simply stop by any St. Louis County Library branch to sign-up.
*Some restrictions may apply, please see a staff member for more details.
Do you dream about buying the newest smart phone? Owning your own car? Attending college? Moving into your own apartment or buying a dream home? Want to make these dreams a reality? Learn what it takes to manage your money like a pro at St. Louis County Library. Attend free workshops to learn how to take charge of your financial future. Visit www.slcl.org/moneymatters or call 314-994-3300 for more information. Refreshments provided. Attendance prize awarded at each workshop. Registration required.
Learn about the wholesome and tasty possibilities of meatless food preparation! Each meeting will feature a potluck and discussion on dietary choices and food options. The club meets every fourth Thursday of the month. Ages 12-Adult.
Do you love the library? Then come find out how you can make a difference! Through our Teen Advisory Group (TAG), you can make new friends, earn volunteer hours, help plan library programs and have a lot of fun. New people are always welcome. Ages 12-18.
Attend this workshop for a basic introduction to self-defense and an opportunity to practice techniques. Presented by Sensei Harub Taalib of Maat Karate Do. Recommended for ages 12-18. Registration required.
Near the end of World War II, 14-year-old Michiel becomes involved with the Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded British soldier. Read the book then join us for a discussion, a snack, and a fun activity. Ages 11-14. Registration required.
What can you create out of duct tape? You will be amazed. We will have many colors and patterns of duct tape to choose from and a laptop on hand for additional inspiration via YouTube and Pinterest. Ages 12-18. Registration required.