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Events & Classes

Format: 10/17/2019
Format: 10/17/2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

17
Oct

HiSET Classes

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Prepare to take the HiSET, the new High School Equivalency Test. Interested students first must attend four days of orientation. Please see library staff for orientation dates. For more information, call 314-367-5000.

17
Oct

Bring Your Own: iPad and iPhone Basics III

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Explore common apps and settings including Calendar, Contacts, Maps and Location Services. Devices will not be provided. Registration required.

Prerequisites: iPad and iPhone Basics II or equivalent experience.

17
Oct

File Management

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Learn how to organize, backup, copy, move and delete documents and other computer files. Registration required.

Prerequisites: Intro to Computers II or equivalent experience.

17
Oct

Google Sheets

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Create and edit spreadsheets using Google Sheets, a feature of Google Drive. Basic formulas and functions will also be covered. Registration required.

Prerequisite: Google Docs or equivalent experience.

17
Oct

Lap Time

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Stories, songs and play time to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 0-36 months.

17
Oct

2-Year-Old Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 24-36 months.

17
Oct

Baby Play Time

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Let your baby explore the world through sensory play in a relaxed group setting. Ages 0-24 months.

17
Oct

Build It!

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Use various building materials to construct whatever you can imagine.
Ages 3-6. Meeting Room 1.

17
Oct

Consumer's Corner: Buying

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Information is the most valuable thing you can bring with you on your next shopping trip. Discover tips and tricks to save money by finding expert reviews, researching the best times for the lowest prices and understanding ratings.Adults. Registration required.

17
Oct

Gift of Reading Lap Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Sponsored by the St. Louis County Library Foundation.
Each child attending will take home a free book to start their personal library.
Ages 0-36 months.

17
Oct

Gift of Reading Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Sponsored by the St. Louis County Library Foundation
Each child attending will take home a free book to start their personal library.
Ages 3-5.

17
Oct

Healthy Bones for Life

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

In this 4-week course by Oasis and American Bone Health, learn about the connections between our bones and osteoporosis, nutrition, medication, exercise and posture.
Adults. Registration required. Call Missouri Baptist Medical Center at 314-996-LIFE (5433) to register.

17
Oct

Lap Time

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Stories, songs and play time to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 0-36 months.

17
Oct

Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 3-5.

17
Oct

Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Ages 3-5.

17
Oct

Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child.
Ages 3-6.

17
Oct

Story Time

10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 3-5.

17
Oct

Story Time

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Ages 3-5.

17
Oct

Walking Club

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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Join friends and neighbors for a brisk two to three-mile walk on the walking trail led by library staff. This program will be canceled in the event of inclement weather.
Adults.

17
Oct

Google Calendar

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Create and organize calendars and events, access from anywhere, and share with others. Registration required.

Prerequisites: Email II or equivalent experience.

17
Oct

Line Dancing

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Put on your dancing shoes and get in line. It’s exercise in disguise! No dance experience necessary
Adults. Registration recommended.

17
Oct

Mobile Health Van

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The People's Health Centers Mobile Health Van will visit the library to offer free insurance education, healthy living information, blood pressure screenings, and information about behavioral health.

17
Oct

Word II

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Learn how to change the look of text using formatting basics, page setup and printing options using Microsoft Office Word 2016. Registration required.

Prerequisites: Word I or equivalent experience.

17
Oct

After School Meals

2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free meals to children Monday-Friday during the school year. Stop by after school and enjoy a nutritious meal along with activities for kids. Ages 5-18.

17
Oct

St. Louis MetroMarket

2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

St. Louis MetroMarket will visit the Lewis & Clark Branch every Thursday from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. offering fresh, affordable produce, along with recipe ideas and meal planning assistance. EBT will be accepted.

17
Oct

After School Meals

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free meals to children Monday-Friday at select SLCL locations during the school year. Stop by after school and enjoy a nutritious meal along with activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 5-18.

17
Oct

After School Meals

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free meals to children Monday-Friday at select SLCL locations during the school year. Stop by after school and enjoy a nutritious meal along with activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 5-18.

17
Oct

After School Meals

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free meals to children Monday-Friday at select SLCL locations during the school year. Stop by after school and enjoy a nutritious meal along with activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 5-18.

17
Oct

After School Meals

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free meals to children Monday-Friday
at select SLCL locations during the school year. Stop by after school
and enjoy a nutritious meal along with activities for kids. Meals will
be available free of charge for children ages 5-18.

17
Oct

After School Meals

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free meals to children Monday-Friday at select SLCL locations during the school year. Stop by after school and enjoy a nutritious meal along with activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 5-18.

17
Oct

After School Meals

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free meals to children Monday-Friday at select SLCL locations during the school year. Stop by after school and enjoy a nutritious meal along with activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 5-18.

17
Oct

Anime Club

4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Watch and discuss your favorite anime and manga with other fans. This month we are watching Boruto. TV-14.
Teens and adults.

17
Oct

Anime Club

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Watch and discuss your favorite anime and manga with other fans. This month we are watching Boruto. TV-14.
Teens and Adults.

17
Oct

Art Club

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Create, learn, and take home a masterpiece each week. We'll explore various types of art, media and techniques. 

17
Oct

Chess

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Learn to play chess at the library. Ages 5-18. 

17
Oct

Legal Steps to Starting a Business

4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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Learn how to set the legal foundation for success for your business. An attorney with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri who will walk you through the necessary steps and legal requirements for starting your business.Adults. Registration required.

17
Oct

Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Meet with a lawyer for free regarding your business or nonprofit organization. Legal Services of Eastern Missouri will provide a 30-minute consultation to discuss any questions or concerns about your startup.Adults. Registration required. Contact lhoerr@slcl.org to schedule your specific appointment time.

17
Oct

Resources for Improving Your ACT Score

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Library staff will guide you through an online class and provide other resources to help improve your ACT score. Participants will receive a free copy of the “Official ACT Prep Guide” book. Attendance at all sessions is required. Teens. Registration required. Limited to 12 registrants.Attendance at all sessions is required. Sessions are held on 10/17/2019, 10/24/2019, 10/31/2019, 11/07/2019, 11/14/2019, 11/21/2019, and 12/05/2019. 

17
Oct

Celebrating the Skin We Live In

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Join representatives from We Stories and library staff for stories, tips and resources that help equip parents to comfortably and confidently foster conversations about identity, difference, and human diversity with their children.

Ages 4-8 and caregivers.

17
Oct

Google Calendar

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Create and organize calendars and events, access from anywhere, and share with others. Registration required.Prerequisites: Email II or equivalent experience.

17
Oct

Needlework

6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Bring your current crochet, knitting, cross stitch or other needlework project and enjoy the company of others.

Adults.

17
Oct

Tabletop Gamers

6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
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Meet with other game enthusiasts to play games like Settlers of Catan, Dominion, and Pandemic. Bring your own game or try one of ours! Registration requested. Upstairs Program Room.

17
Oct

Tabletop Gamers

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Meet with other game enthusiasts to play games like Settlers of Catan, Dominion, and Pandemic. Bring your own game or try one of ours!
Teens and adults. Registration requested.

17
Oct

Yoga

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Practice yoga poses to relieve stress, increase strength and improve flexibility. Beginners welcome. Please dress comfortably and bring your own mat and towel. Adult.

17
Oct

Bunco

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Enjoy rolling dice in this fast-paced game of chance. Bring a friend.
Adults. Registration recommended.

17
Oct

Cosplay Creations

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Learn how to create cosplay weapons and accessories inspired by your favorite characters. Costumes encouraged. In celebration of TEENtober.
Ages 12-17. Registration required.

17
Oct

Craft Hour: Collage Art

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Make, craft and create. This month’s focus is creating colorful collage art from scrapbook paper and recycled materials.
Adults. Registration required.

17
Oct

Kitchen Chemistry: Cheesemaking 101

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Presented by Slow Foods St. Louis Learn how to make farmers cheese in less than an hour using only three ingredients from a grocery store. There will be a variety of farmers cheese to sample. Teens and adults. Registration required.

17
Oct

LEGO Club

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Come have fun building with LEGOs. We will provide the LEGOs and you provide the creativity.
Ages 6-12. Registration recommended. Meeting Rooms 2 & 3.

17
Oct

LEGO Club

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Have fun building with LEGOs. We'll provide the LEGOs, you provide the creativity! Ages 5-11.

17
Oct

Nostalgia Night: Halloween

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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This month travel to Halloween Town to see the Pumpkin King and friends! A showing of "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (1993) will be followed by an activity. MPAA rating: PG. Running time: 76 min. Light refreshments will be served.
Families. Registration required.

17
Oct

Work Smart

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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Presented by the American Association of University Women.
The gender pay gap has far-reaching consequences on the financial security of women from all backgrounds. Explore the AAUW's Work Smart self-paced free online program designed to help you negotiate for a new job, raise, or promotion.

17
Oct

Writers’ Workshop: Worldbuilding

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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A little bit of research can turn your worldbuilding from generic to magical. Learn how to use the library’s free resources to get the information you need and how to incorporate it into your story.
Adults and teens. Registration required.