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Events & Classes

Format: 01/17/2018
Format: 01/17/2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

17
Jan

HiSET Class

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
Jan

Lap Time

Stories, songs and playtime to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child.
Ages 0-36 months.

17
Jan

Ritenour High School Equivalency Classes (GED)

9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

These free classes, taught by Ritenour staff, help adult students obtain the skills necessary to earn a High School Equivalency Certificate (GED). Students must be at least 17 years old or 16 years old with 16 high school credits and no longer attending high school. Students must provide documentation from previous school and attend a mandatory orientation. Call the Ritenour Adult Learning Center at (314)426-7900 to register.

17
Jan

Choice: Healthy Living for Seniors - Food Safety

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

The way our bodies digest and respond to the foods we once enjoyed can change with age. Get meal preparation and food storage tips that will protect you and your loved ones from food borne illness. Presented by Signature Medical Group. Registration must be received at least 48 hours prior to the program. To register, call 314-994-3300 or visit www.agingmissouri.org. Following class, participants may enjoy lunch from St. Louis Bread Company. Suggested donation for lunch is $5.00 for those over age 60; cost of meal is $10 for those under 60.

17
Jan

Creative Writing Workshop

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

An 8 week workshop where writers and aspiring writers examine basic principles of good writing and share and critique personal work. Essays, short stories, memoirs, novel chapters--all are welcome. Adults. Registration required. Upstairs Program Room.

17
Jan

Gift of Reading Story Time

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

Once a month, the Gift of Reading Program provides each preschooler attending story time with a different book to take home to read and start their personal library. Come to story time today and celebrate the Gift of Reading by taking home a free book! Sponsored by the St. Louis County Library Foundation.
Ages 3-6.

17
Jan

Lap Time

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

You’re never too young for story time! Join us as we present stories, songs, and rhymes that will engage infants and begin their lifelong love of books. Ages 0-36 months.

17
Jan

Lap Time

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

Join us for stories, songs and playtime to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child.
Ages 0-36 months. Room 1.

17
Jan

Story Time

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

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
Jan

Story Time

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

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

17
Jan

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. Adult must accompany child.

17
Jan

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.
Ages 3-6. Adult must accompany child.

17
Jan

PAWS for Reading

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

Do you need to practice your reading? Come read to a friendly service dog from Support Dogs, Inc. She’s a great listener.
Ages 3-11. Children’s Area.

17
Jan

Cards and Games Club

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Choose your favorite card game or board game and match up with others who enjoy playing. Get your own group together for bridge, pinochle, canasta, Scrabble, dominoes or mahjong and have an enjoyable afternoon.

17
Jan

Excel I

2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Learn the basics of navigating a spreadsheet, including entering, editing and deleting data. Registration required.

17
Jan

Tech Talks: Amazing Apps

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

This month we will talk about apps for music lovers, stargazers, home cooks, photographers, newshounds and more! Come learn about some fun and useful apps for your smartphone or tablet and share some of your favorites. Adults. Registration required.

17
Jan

After School Meals

3:00 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
Jan

After School Meals

3:00 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
Jan

Beautiful Oops!

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

Have fun making mistakes and turning them into something new and beautiful! Based on “Beautiful Oops!” by Barney Saltzberg. Presented by DaySpring School of the Arts. Ages 5-8. Registration required. Room 1.

17
Jan

Discovery Club

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

There's a whole world of wonder to explore. Through projects, experiments and activities, we will navigate through the sciences to figure out the whys and hows of this big, beautiful universe we live in.
Ages 7-11. Registration required.

17
Jan

Adventures with Star Wars

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Star Wars themed activities using LEGO bricks and other interactive learning tools. Build scenes from the movie, ships, lightsabers and more. Presented by Snapology. Ages 5-14. Registration required.

17
Jan

Creative Cardio Aerobics

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Join us for an energetic, upbeat aerobics class that is going to get you moving! This workout is perfect for everyone at any fitness level. Workout and tone your entire body doing low and high impact moves.

17
Jan

TAG

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Want to meet new friends and plan great library programs? Join our Teen Advisory Group meeting!
Grades 6-12.

17
Jan

Evening Storytime

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

Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 0-6. Adult must accompany child.

17
Jan

Hatha Yoga

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Join instructor San Mueller for a session of hatha yoga. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or floor towel. Adults. Meeting Room 1.