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Events & Classes

Format: 01/27/2021
Format: 01/27/2021

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

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.

20
Feb

Virtual Program: History & Genealogy in Newspapers

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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Newspapers are excellent sources of historical and genealogical information, and digitization has made them more widely available. The class will cover 19th-Century U. S. Newspapers, NewspaperArchive, Newspapers.com and St. Louis Post-Dispatch databases. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

22
Feb

Virtual Program: Choice- Life Writing and Memoirs

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

Learn the various types of memoirs and give tips on writing to get published or other printing options. Join us to tell your story, everyone has one! Presented by: Linda Austin.

22
Feb

Virtual Program: Black History Through the Lens

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Discover the fantastic documentaries that are available through the Kanopy streaming service. In Celebration of Black History Month.
Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

22
Feb

Virtual Program: Tracing Your African American Ancestors: Advanced Techniques

6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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The usual techniques can often lead to roadblocks in African American research. Prerequisite: “Tracing Your African American Ancestors: Digging Deeper” or comparable research experience. In Celebration of Black History Month.
Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

22
Feb

Virtual Author Events: Steve Berry, "The Kaiser's Web: A Cotton Malone Novel"

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

Video premiere: February 22, 7:00 p.m. on Facebook.com/hectvSteve Berry, "The Kaiser’s Web: A Cotton Malone Novel"In international bestselling political suspense author Steve Berry’s latest Cotton Malone thriller, a secret dossier from a World War II-era Soviet spy comes to light containing information that, if proven true, would rewrite history.

22
Feb

Virtual Program: Kizomba Dance

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Presented by CKDC.
Learn the Kizomba steps, music, and history that started in Angola and has taken the United States by storm. In Celebration of Black History Month.

22
Feb

Virtual Program: Listen Up STL LIVE

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Enjoy an evening of music featuring the rhythmic, soulful sounds of Gene Jackson.
All ages. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/96272811358

22
Feb

Virtual Program: Science Fiction Book Discussion Group

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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This month we are reading "Bloodchild and Other Stories" by Octavia Butler. Copies are available for download through Hoopla Digital. Registration required to receive access to this Zoom event. Adults.

23
Feb

Virtual Program: Early African American Composers

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Learn about the beginnings of ragtime, jazz and blues, and how they influenced each other. Featuring music from The Ragged Blade Band. In Celebration of Black History Month.

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