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Events & Classes

Format: 02/20/2018
Format: 02/20/2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

20
Feb

AARP Tax-Aide

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

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare free tax returns for individuals with low to moderate income, with an emphasis on seniors. Appointments are required. Call Customer Connect at 314-994-3300 beginning January 22, 2018 to make an appointment. Adults.

20
Feb

AARP Tax-Aide

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

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare free tax returns for individuals with low to moderate income, with an emphasis on seniors. Appointments are required. Call Customer Connect at 314-994-3300 beginning January 22, 2018 to make an appointment.

20
Feb

AARP Tax-Aide

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

AARP Tax-Aide
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare free tax returns for individuals with low to moderate income, with an emphasis on seniors. Appointments are required. Call Customer Connect at 314-994-3300 beginning January 22, 2018 to make an appointment.

20
Feb

AARP Tax-Aide

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

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare free tax returns for individuals with low to moderate income, with an emphasis on seniors. Appointments are required. Call Customer Connect at 314-994-3300 beginning January 22, 2018 to make an appointment.
Tuesdays, February 6 - April 17, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

20
Feb

PowerPoint I

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Create a basic slideshow presentation using layouts and design templates, plus images, text boxes and bulleted lists. Registration required.

20
Feb

Ritenour ESL

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

Free English as a Second Language classes for adults. Learn to speak English or improve your current English skills. Call the Ritenour Adult Learning Center at (314)426-7900 to register.
Gratis Ingles como segundo idioma clases para adultos.
Room 2.

20
Feb

Budding Artists: Pan-African Colors

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

Join us for a preschool art program where the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product. Art activities will be open-ended and explorative in nature. Dress to be messy.
Ages 3-6.

20
Feb

Grandparent Story Time

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

Join us for Story Time fun, songs and crafts for grandparents and grandchildren to share.
Ages 3-6. Adult must accompany child.

20
Feb

Lap Time

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

Join us for stories, songs and play time to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child.
Ages 0-36 months. Meeting Rooms 1 & 2.

20
Feb

Lap Time

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

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

20
Feb

Story Time

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

Join us every Tuesday morning for stories, songs, and crafts for families and preschoolers to enjoy together. Ages 2-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

20
Feb

Story Time

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

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

20
Feb

Lap Time

10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Join us for your favorite songs, finger plays and stories. Stay afterward for our popular playtime for babies and their caretakers. Ages 0-36 months.

20
Feb

Story Time

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

Join us every Tuesday morning for stories, songs, and crafts for families and preschoolers to enjoy together. Ages 2-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

20
Feb

Budding Artists

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

A preschool art program where the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product.
Ages 3-6. Registration required.

20
Feb

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This 7-week workshop is for anyone living with a chronic condition like arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, stroke or asthma. Join us to learn how to cope with the common symptoms and frustrations of living with a chronic illness and improve your quality of life. Participants receive a book and relaxation CD to keep. Call Missouri Baptist Medical Center at 314-996-LIFE (5433) to register.

20
Feb

African American Experience: "The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

African American Experience: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died. Stop by the circulation desk to pick up a copy of the book. Refreshments will be served. Registration recommended. In celebration of Black History Month.

20
Feb

BUNCO

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

Come and join us for this fast-paced dice game that is back for another roll. Registration required.

20
Feb

History Club: Slavery in Missouri: A Brief History

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

The first African slaves were brought to present-day Missouri by French settlers in 1720. Over the next 145 years, hundreds of thousands of enslaved African Americans labored in the state's farms, factories, and urban centers. This brief history of slavery in Missouri will discuss political, social, and cultural developments related to the institution, highlight numerous enslaved Missourians who fought for freedom and education for the African American community, and explain the coming of emancipation with the end of the Civil War in 1865 in celebration of Black History Month.

20
Feb

Pageturners: "Hidden Figures" (2017)

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

MPAA rating: PG. Running time: 127 min.
Discuss and view the movie based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. Refreshments provided. In celebration of Black History Month.
Adults. Meeting Room 2.

20
Feb

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.

20
Feb

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.

20
Feb

Ritenour High School Equivalency Classes (GED)

5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Ritenour High School Equivalency Classes, (GED) at Rock Road
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. Call the Ritenour Adult Learning Center at (314)426-7900 to register.
Room 2.

20
Feb

Chess Club: "Queen of Katwe" Screening

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Watch "Queen of Katwe," a movie about a young Ugandan girl and her experience learning to play Chess. Stay afterward to discuss the film and the role Chess has played in African American culture and history with instructors from the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. MPAA rating: PG. Running time: 124 min.

20
Feb

Intro to Dungeons and Dragons

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

Come and learn all the basics of how to play D&D. We will discuss characters and rules and play a short adventure. Characters and dice will be provided.
Ages 12 - 18. Registration required. Children’s Activity Room.

20
Feb

Minecraft @ the Library

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

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Kids of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience! Grades 1-8. Registration required.

20
Feb

Black History Month Bingo

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

Bring your whole family to the library for this fun filled trivia-style bingo. Book prizes and snacks provided. In celebration of Black History Month.
All ages. Registration required. Meeting Room 1.

20
Feb

Canceled Email II

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Learn about attachments, the contacts list, and email storage features using Gmail. Registration required.

20
Feb

Coding 101: Fashion and Design

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

This free eight-week workshop teaches basic programming using Scratch software and Google CS First. Upon graduation students will receive a Chromebook and a t-shirt. In order to be eligible to earn a free computer, participants must attend every class. Ages 10-14. Participants will be chosen by lottery. Fill out the form at https://www.slcl.org/teens. Entries accepted until Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

20
Feb

Google Calendar

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Create and organize calendars and events, access from anywhere, and share with others. All classes are free. Registration is required; register online, by phone or in person.

20
Feb

Pageturners: "Hidden Figures" (2017)

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

In celebration of Black History Month, come discuss and view the movie based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. Refreshments provided. MPAA rating: PG. Running time: 127 min.
Adults. Meeting Room 2.

20
Feb

Pajama Story Time

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

Join us for stories, songs, and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal. Ages 2-6.

20
Feb

Yoga

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

Enjoy a basic yoga class to relieve stress, increase strength, and improve flexibility. Beginners welcome. Please dress comfortably and bring your own mat.
Meeting Room 1 & 2.