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Events & Classes

Format: 01/20/2022
Format: 01/20/2022

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.

27
Jan

Book Discussion: Thursday Night

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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This month we are reading "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig. Digital copies are available through Overdrive. Print copies available at the Bridgeton Trails Branch Service Desk or may be requested through the library's catalog. Adults. Registration required to receive access to this Zoom event.

27
Jan

Virtual Program: Award Winners Book Discussion

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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This month we are reading "Piranesi" by Susanna Clarke. Digital copies are available through OverDrive, and print copies can be requested through the library's catalog.
Adults. Registration required to receive access to this Zoom event.

1
Feb

Virtual Program: Book Discussion: Book-to-Film

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Read the book, see the movie then enjoy a discussion about “Waiting to Exhale” by Terry McMillan. Digital copies available through Kanopy, Hoopla or Overdrive and hard copies can be requested through the library's catalog.
Adults. Registration required.

1
Feb

Virtual Program: Story to Screen: "Holes"

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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This month we are reading "Holes" by Louis Sachar. Copies available at the Thornhill Service Desk. Ages 11-14. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information immediately after registering.

2
Feb

Virtual Program: Nonfiction Book Discussion

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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This month we are reading “Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race" by Margot Lee Shetterly. Copies available on the library catalog by request and digital copies are on Hoopla. Adults. Registration required to get access to this Zoom event.

3
Feb

Virtual Program: Mystery Lovers Book Discussion

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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This month we are reading "Snow" by John Banville. Copies can be requested through the catalog and ordered via Overdrive/Libby. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Adults.

3
Feb

Virtual Program: Novelty Book Club

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Love to talk about books? This group meets to share the books we love with a different discussion prompt each month. No required reading!
Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.
Adults. Registration required.

7
Feb

Virtual Program: Diversify the Narrative "Long Way Down"

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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Discuss both the novel and graphic novel adaptation by Jason Reynolds. Digital copies are available through Overdrive and print copies can be requested through the Library's catalog.
Ages 13-18. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.
In partnership with St. Louis Public Library and St. Charles City-County Library

7
Feb

Virtual Program: Book Discussion: Afrofuturism in Speculative Fiction

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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The popularity of “Black Panther” and the success of television series “Watchmen” and “Lovecraft Country” has put a spotlight on the cultural aesthetic of Afrofuturism. In celebration of Black History Month, we will be reading “Remote Control” by Nnedi Okorafor.
Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

7
Feb

Virtual Program: Social Justice Book Club

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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In partnership with YWCA Metro St. Louis. This group will introduce you to more inclusive books and diverse authors. We will gain an understanding of social issues, learn how to put our knowledge into action and discuss how it relates to social justice issues in the world today. This month we are reading "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah. Digital copies are available through OverDrive, and print copies can be requested through the Library's catalog.
Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

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