Big changes are coming to the Natural Bridge Branch, which has been closed for construction since January. Natural Bridge will be home to a new after-hours computer lab-the first for the Library District. The after-hours section of the building will include restrooms and vending, as well as a fax, scan and copy station. Library staff will be available in the lab to assist patrons. Another exciting feature of the branch is the Children's Area, which is sponsored by the St. Louis Cardinals....

Taking inspiration from nature (and the community garden located at this branch), organic, playful shapes will take center stage inside the renovated Prairie Commons Branch. Some of the changes include a new ceiling design with curved and textured components that will be present in the main area of the branch, and will carry through to both the Teen and Children's Areas. The color palette in the main collection area will be clean and crisp with accents of blues and greys. New, comfortable...

The Cliff Cave Branch has been closed for renovations since January 2016. Here's what's been happening since then. The branch has a new entrance, which will be at the north end of the building. The old entrance is now a series of windows.

The renovated branch features high ceilings and a large sculptural light fixture that...

Five branches are currently closed for construction-and we're happy to share some of the updates at two of the locations.
 
The Sachs Branch closed in December and is the furthest along in the construction process. You can see photos of the renovations here. Some of the highlights include  an oversized canopy the leads...

Over 1,800 people attended the Open House at the new Grant's View Branch on Friday, March 4, 2016. Festivities included a visit by a Clydesdale, balloon art by Walt Starr and a hilarious performance by Christian the Magician. You can see photos from the Open House here....

Patrons were overjoyed to have their Rock Road Branch reopen-one woman entered the building with tears in her eyes. Another long time patron stopped after entering the building and said, "I'm just taking it all in, it looks great." The branch opened to the public on Friday, January 22 after several months of construction.
 
The transformation at the Rock Road Branch is one of the most dramatic in the first phase of construction projects at SLCL. An additional 4,...

The renovated and expanded Rock Road Branch in St. Ann will open on Friday, January 22 at 9:00 a.m. Construction on the Rock Road Branch began in the spring of 2015 and is part of a multi-year, Your Library Renewed campaign to renovate or replace 19 branches within the Library District. 

The transformation at the Rock Road Branch is one of the most dramatic in the first phase of construction projects at SLCL....

A long line of people waited for the doors to open at the new Grant's View Branch on December 22. Patrons were anxious to check out the new two-story South County branch, which will be one of the largest in the Library District. The opening of the branch coincided with winter break-so there was an unusually high number of kids and teens in attendance.

Once inside, people were stunned by the size of the new branch, and the amenities. Kids were immediately drawn to the colorful children...

Staff at the Weber Road Branch held signs that said, "We Love Our Library," as they waited for the doors to open at the renovated branch on Friday, December 18. A few brave patrons stood in the cold prior to the 9:00 a.m. opening. One man said, "It was worth the wait." Weber Road is the fourth location to open after undergoing extensive renovations. Long time patrons were impressed by the changes at the branch. Many people commented on how bright the new branch seemed. Additional...

South County patrons have been eagerly awaiting the opening of the new Grant's View Branch-and we're happy to announce, we have a date! Grant's View will open to the public on Tuesday, December 22 at 9:00 a.m. The new branch is located at 9700 Musick Road.

Grant's View replaces the Tesson Ferry Branch, which closed to the public on November 14, 2015. The stunning new branch features a large, two-story glass atrium with comfortable seating and a café area with vending....

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