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Events & Classes

Format: 09/27/2022
Format: 09/27/2022

Program sites are accessible. With at least two weeks' notice, accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. Call 314-994-3300, contact us or complete this form.

NOTICE TO VIRTUAL PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS:
In order to continue providing access to Library programs through Zoom, the Library was required to consent to Zoom’s educational data collection practices. By participating in virtual Library programs through Zoom, you are consenting to Zoom’s collection and use of the personal information described in Zoom’s Educational Privacy Statement. If you do not wish for Zoom to collect or use personal information from you and/or your child(ren), do not participate in this virtual Library program.

By registering and participating in the Library’s virtual program, you understand that the video and audio content is streamed to other participants if your microphone or video camera are on. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian’s permission to participate and anyone age 9 or younger must have direct adult supervision for the duration of the program.

Did you miss one of our recent virtual programs? Check out our YouTube channel to watch a replay of select programs.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

27
Sep

Passport Scavenger Hunt

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

Go on a scavenger hunt through the library to learn facts about different countries around the world. Bring your finished passport to the circulation desk to receive a small prize. Part of Welcoming Week.
All ages.

27
Sep

Recipes Around the World

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

Fill out a recipe card with instructions for a favorite dish from your family’s country of origin and display it on our board to share with other patrons. Part of Welcoming Week.
All ages.

27
Sep

PowerPoint II

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Modify a slideshow presentation with backgrounds, transitions, and audio and video clips using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016. Master views and printing will also be covered.
Registration required.

Prerequisites: PowerPoint I or equivalent experience.

27
Sep

2-Year-Old Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Ages 24-36 months. Meeting Room 1. Only one registration is necessary per family unit.

27
Sep

Budding Artists

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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A preschool art program where the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product. Dress to be messy.
Ages 3-6. Registration required.

27
Sep

Lap Time

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
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Stories, songs and play time to help develop early literacy skills. Ages 0-36 months. Registration required. Only one registration necessary per family. 

27
Sep

Messy Fun

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Enjoy a variety of sensory explorations. Dress to be messy.
Ages 18-24 months. Registration required.

27
Sep

Painting Abstract Florals

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Come get in touch with your creative side by exploring how library resources can help you learn about and how to create art. Through the presenter lead project, "Painting Abstract Florals," participants will leave with their own piece of self-made artwork.
Adults. Registration required.

27
Sep

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.

27
Sep

Needlework

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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

27
Sep

Cardio for Every Body

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Increase your fitness level, improve your cardiovascular system and burn calories through this energizing class suitable for all fitness levels.
Adults. Registration required.

27
Sep

Email I

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Explore the basics, including signing in and replying to, forwarding, composing and deleting emails using Gmail.
Registration required.

Prerequisites: Internet Basics or equivalent experience.

27
Sep

Excel I

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Learn the basics of navigating a spreadsheet, including entering, editing and deleting data using Microsoft Office Excel 2016.
Registration required.

Prerequisites: Word II or equivalent experience.

27
Sep

Excel I

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Learn the basics of navigating a spreadsheet, including entering, editing and deleting data using Microsoft Office Excel 2016.
Registration required.

Prerequisites: Word II or equivalent experience.

27
Sep

Needleworks

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Bring your current knitting, crochet or other needlework project and enjoy the company of others.
Adults. Registration required.

27
Sep

Tech Talk: Cords, Cables and Wires. Oh My!

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Learn about what various cords do and where they should be plugged into your TV. Gain an understanding of the ports and connections to your TV and how to navigate to its various accessories.
Registration required.

27
Sep

Virtual Tech Talk: Kanopy - Movies and Documentaries

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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Learn to find free movies using Kanopy eMedia on your mobile device or laptop. Kanopy includes documentaries, indie and classic films, world cinema and more. Your library card number and other account information may be needed.

Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

27
Sep

After School Meals

2:30 p.m. to 4:00 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. Ages 5-18.

27
Sep

Foods of St. Louis

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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Uncover the history and lore behind many of the iconic foods for which St. Louis is known. This program includes vintage recipes, restaurant reviews, and the history of St. Louis food culture.Adults. Registration required.

27
Sep

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.

27
Sep

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.

27
Sep

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.

27
Sep

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.

27
Sep

After School Meals

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

27
Sep

Chess Club

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Enjoy an evening of chess games with family and friends. Chess boards and pieces provided, just bring yourself and a desire to learn and explore your chess skills! All ages

27
Sep

Mindful Making

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere while you create. The focus is on the process, not the final result.
Adults and teens. Registration recommended.

27
Sep

Tap In Center

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

Visit the Tap In Center at the Florissant Valley Branch to get legal assistance and connect with local support services. Individuals can meet with an attorney, learn their case status and court date information; apply for a public defender; connect with local services through the Bail Project; enroll in a program to receive court reminders, and get assistance navigating the court process. For more information, call 314-669-6185 or email TapInSTL@gmail.com.

27
Sep

Anime Club

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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Otakus, unite! Watch and discuss your favorite anime and manga with other fans.Teens. Registration required.

27
Sep

Build It

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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Bring the family to build with materials provided by the library. All ages. Registration required.

27
Sep

Publisher

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Create and modify graphic elements, use templates and design publications in Microsoft Office Publisher 2016.
Registration required.

Prerequisites: Word: Graphics or equivalent experience.

27
Sep

Rainbow League

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

Meet up with other LGBTQ teens and allies for fun, snacks, conversation, and a safe space. This month we're making bracelets: candy, beaded, braided! Ages 12-17.

27
Sep

T-Shirt Bags

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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Presented by Perennial Community Workshop
Learn how to turn a t-shirt into a tote bag using scissors and knotting techniques.
Ages 8-13. Registration required.

27
Sep

Book Discussion: Book Pursuits

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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This month we will be reading "Charlie Hernandez and the League of Shadows" by Ryan Calejo. Copies available at the Service Desk.
Ages 8-15. Registration Required.

27
Sep

Cafe English

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

Practice speaking English and make new friends. All sessions are free and open to the public. Adults. 

27
Sep

Crafty Kids: Fairy Houses

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Mortals don’t
often see fairies because of the division between our world and theirs but
creating special fairy houses can draw them into our realm. All supplies will
be provided. Ages 6-11. Registration required.

27
Sep

Warm Up America Knit Along

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Join us and knit along for a good cause! Each month, we will learn how to make a new knitted block for a Warm Up America blanket. Already have a project to work on? Bring your own needlework project and enjoy the company of others.
Teens and adults. Registration required.

27
Sep

Yoga

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Practice yoga stretches to relieve stress, increase strength and improve flexibility. Beginners welcome. Please dress comfortably and bring your own mat or towel. Adults. Registration required.