Where did all the books go? With five branches closed for renovations, we've been getting that question a lot lately. Here's your answer: SLCL has rented an enormous storage facility to house the collections of branches temporarily closed for construction. Staff are taking inventory and making sure nothing got lost in the move. Currently there are over 154,000 items in the storage unit. What does it look like to have collections from five branches in one giant space? Check out the photos...

The first four branches of the Your Library Renewed campaign have closed for renovations. We're happy to report that construction is underway and ahead of schedule! Indian Trails, Jamestown Bluffs and Weber Road are all expected to open in late summer or early fall. The Rock Road Branch will reopen by the end of the year. You can read more about the new and improved amenities being added at these locations right...

We can't believe how quickly the new Lou (aka Lewis & Clark Branch) is going up! If the weather continues to cooperate, the new branch could open as soon as September.

You can read more about what's in store at the new Lou right here.  Don't forget, the...

SLCL has added a new bookmobile stop to make it easier for North County patrons to get library materials while their branch is closed for renovations. The bookmobile will be at the Shop 'n Save on 9070 St. Charles Rock Road every Monday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The bookmobile will contain books and other library materials for all ages. Individuals who do not have a library card can sign up for one by presenting a...

Staff packed up the Rock Road Branch on Monday, making it the fourth location to close for renovations so far this year. The upgrades taking place are part of the Your Library Renewed campaign. New features like family restrooms, quiet study rooms and vending areas are being introduced at all the renovated locations. At the Rock Road Branch, the building will get a dramatic new facade-eliminating the dull brick...

The Jamestown Bluffs Branch closed for renovations on Monday, February 23. Staff packed up the branch in preparation for the extensive renovations that will begin immediately. In the coming weeks, two more branches will close for construction: Weber Road and Rock Road.

Several new features will be introduced at the renovated branches, including family...

One down, three to go! The Indian Trails Branch is officially closed for construction. Staff packed up the branch on Tuesday, February 17, moving books and other materials into storage while the branch gets a complete makeover.

Indian Trails is the first of four branches to close for extensive upgrades in early 2015. The first round of renovations is...

The Lewis & Clark Branch will close on Monday, April 6 as part of the Your Library Renewed campaign. Patrons are being directed to the Florissant Valley Branch during the closure.
 
Construction on a new Lewis & Clark Branch began in October 2014. The new branch is located on the same property as the current building, and is expected to be completed and open to the public in...

If your branch is about to close for renovations-we created a handy guide to determine the closest nearby branch. These alternate locations are also where you will go to retrieve your holds. As always, you should refer the Your Library Renewed webpage for additional details, or you can call us at 314-994-3300 if you have additional questions. 

 

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St. Louis County Library invites you to learn more about the new Lewis & Clark Branch at a special community forum. Staff will be on-hand to answer questions and provide more details about the new branch. Refreshments will be served.

Friday, January 30 at 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 5 at 6:00 p.m.

Call 314-994-3300 or visit www.slcl.org/your-library-renewed for more...

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