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Sachs Branch to Celebrate 10–Year Anniversary

Press Release

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 10:00a.m.


The Samuel C. Sachs Branch of St. Louis County Library will celebrate its tenth anniversary on Saturday, November 10 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The Sachs Branch is located at 16400 Burkhardt Pl., Chesterfield, MO 63017. The celebration will feature music, crafts for kids, refreshments, contests, reading and fun throughout the day. The program is free and open to the public. Registration is not necessary.

Since opening in November 2002, the Samuel C. Sachs Branch has served the residents of St. Louis County well by offering a wide array of library services including books and audiovisual material to check out; programs for all ages, including story time, computer classes and teen lock-ins; and staff that are helpful, professional and attentive. The public has responded by checking out 4.9 million items in ten years.

The Samuel C. Sachs Branch was built on land donated by the late Louis Sachs and named in honor of his father. The branch’s designer was the internationally renowned architect, Gyo Obata. The beauty of the architecture is accentuated by fine art on loan from Chesterfield Arts.

Among the branch’s features are a computer classroom, children’s area, quiet area for study, a meeting room, and the Nancy Greenwood Teen Center where teens can gather with one another to study, have fun, or just to hang out.

For more information please call 314 994-3300.

Program sites are accessible. Upon two weeks’ notice, accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. Contact St. Louis County Library by phone 314-994-3300, or visit