The Grand Glaize and Prairie Commons branches will be open on Sundays from 1:00-5:00 p.m. starting January 8, 2017. Currently, three branches are closed for construction, including two that offered Sunday hours. We're...

Three branches are now closed for construction: Bridgeton Trails, Daniel Boone and Florissant Valley. Closing a library is no small feat, but SLCL staffers have the process down to a science having closed and reopened 11 new or renovated library branches in the past two years.
 
Each branch took approximately two days to close. Staff boxed up over 167,000 items from the three branches. Books and other library materials were then moved into a large storage...
The Your Library Renewed campaign has reached a major milestone! Eleven new and renovated branches are now complete, marking the end of Phase 1. Construction began in 2014, which means 11 projects were completed in just under two years.
 
 
Patrons have been thrilled with the updated branches...
The Cliff Cave and Prairie Commons Branches are the last two branches to be completed as part of Phase I of the Your Library Renewed campaign.
 
Cliff Cave opened on September 21. You can see photos from opening day here. Visitors to the Cliff Cave Branch first notice the new entrance, which is now located on the north side of the building. A veranda overlooks the...

The Natural Bridge Branch opened its doors to the public at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Patrons were treated to free cookies and coffee while they explored the new space. Staff, local VIPs, and donors were on hand for the three scheduled ribbon cuttings. The first was outside, celebrating the opening of the branch and the contributions of the Cardinals Care program. Fredbird was in attendance and he seemed very excited about the opening, reading books, giving hi-fives, hugs,...

The first phase of the Your Library Renewed campaign will wrap up in September 2016, when three renovated branches reopen to the public.
 
Natural Bridge opens on September 14
Cliff Cave opens on September 21
Prairie Commons opens on September 28.
 
Details about the projects can be found at www.slcl.org/your-library-renewed.
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SLCL is nearly finished with the first phase of the Your Library Renewed campaign. Eleven new or renovated branches will be completed by the end of September 2016. Phase II will begin in fall 2016, when three branches close for construction. The following locations will close at 5:00 p.m. on the date listed below.
 
Bridgeton Trails: October 22, 2016
Florissant Valley: October 29, 2016
Daniel Boone: November 5, 2016
 
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September will see three renovated branches reopen to the pubic, starting with the Natural Bridge Branch on Wednesday, September 14 at 9:00 a.m.
 
 
The Natural Bridge Branch is home to the new Emerson Technology Center-an after-hours computer lab. The lab contains 26 public computers and will be...
The Samuel C. Sachs Branch reopened to the public on Wednesday, July 27. Staff gathered with members of the Library Board and local officials to welcome patrons back to the branch. See photos from the reopening
 
There were smiles all around as patrons entered the renovated branch. Many had been commuting to Daniel Boone during the closure, and...
The renovated Oak Bend Branch will reopen on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. as part of the Your Library Renewed campaign. Construction on the Oak Bend Branch began in the January 2016.
 
 
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