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....

The renovated Weber Road Branch will open on Friday, December 18 at 9:00 a.m. as part of the Your Library Renewed campaign. The branch has been under construction since early 2015. Patrons will notice a number of improvements to the branch, including a new entrance to the building. Once inside visitors will see the sleek new café area with tables, a laptop bar and vending machines. A glass enclosed computer lab will offer training on a variety of technology related topics. A colorful archway...

As the first round of new and renovated branches reopen, SLCL is planning the second wave of construction projects. In late 2015/early 2016 five additional locations will close for upgrades. These locations will close at 5:00 p.m. on the date listed below.
 
Samuel C. Sachs: December 12, 2015
Oak Bend: January 9, 2016
Natural Bridge: January 16, 2016
Prairie Commons: January 23, 2016
Cliff Cave: January 30, 2016...

Two South County library branches are scheduled to open in December-the new Grant's View and the renovated Weber Road. Details are still being finalized, but we'll share the opening dates for each location via email, on the SLCL website, as well as on...

St. Louis County Library opened the renovated Indian Trails Branch on November 23-making it the third new or renovated location to reopen since October. Many local and state elected officials were on hand to celebrate the re-opening, as well as representatives from nearby fire and police departments. Of course a number of patrons were also in attendance, eager to return to their home branch. See...
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