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Events & Classes

Format: 07/22/2019
Format: 07/22/2019
22
Jul

HiSET Classes

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.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.

22
Jul

Email I

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

Explore the basics, including signing in and replying to, forwarding, composing and deleting emails using Gmail. Registration required. Prerequisites: Internet Basics or equivalent experience.

22
Jul

Better Choices, Better Help - Diabetes

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

This 7-week workshop by Oasis can help you deal with the challenges of type 2 diabetes. Understand how to make healthy food choices enjoyable, monitor your blood sugar, and start an exercise program. Participants will attend each week and will receive a free book and relaxation CD to keep. Adults. Registration required. Call Christian Hospital at 314-747-9355 to register. 

22
Jul

Choice: Matter of Balance

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

Presented by Barnes Jewish Hospital - Injury PreventionThis 8-week course emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants will learn to change their environment to reduce fall risk factors and exercise to increase strength and balance. Registration must be received at least 48 hours prior to the program. To register, call 314-994-3300 or visit www.agingahead.org.Choice: Healthy Living for Seniors is a partnership between St. Louis County Library and Aging Ahead.

22
Jul

Gardening 101

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

Presented by Gateway Greening.Discover what crops work for different reasons, how to read seed packs, basic pest management, what crops do best in our region, and some specific tips on finicky crops such as tomatoes and squash. Adults.

22
Jul

Google Calendar

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

22
Jul

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

2:00 p.m. to 4:30 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.
Adults. Registration required. Call Missouri Baptist Medical Center at 314-996-LIFE (5433) to register.

22
Jul

Neighborhood Newshounds

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

Discuss current events and issues that impact our daily lives. Opinions expressed at the group are those of the participants and not St. Louis County Library.
Adults.

22
Jul

From Page to Screen: The Thing

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

Which is better, the book or the movie? Read the book on your own throughout the month then join us to watch the movie and discuss. This month we are watching The Thing (1982). MPAA Rating: R. Running time: 109 minutes. Copies of the book available upon request.
Adults. Registration required.

Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

22
Jul

Painting Space

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

Paint your version of space while listening to “The Planets” by Gustav Holst.Adults. Registration required.Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

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