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Events & Classes

Format: 07/06/2022
Format: 07/06/2022

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.

11
Jul

All About Shorebirds

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Presented by St. Louis Audubon Society
Learn about the types of shorebirds that can be found in our area in the late spring and summer.
Adults. Registration required.

11
Jul

Bring Your Own: Android Basics I

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Learn basic features of Android tablets and smartphones, use the touchscreen, connect to Wi-Fi, use apps and explore Google settings. Devices will not be provided.
Registration required.

Prerequisites: No previous computer experience is necessary.

11
Jul

Bucket Drumming

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Learn to play basic drum beats and play along with some well-known songs. No drumming or music-reading experience required.
Teens and adults. Registration required.

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

11
Jul

Tech Talk : Kanopy

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn to find free movies using Kanopy through St. Louis County Library. Kanopy includes documentaries, indie and classic films, world cinema and more. Bring your library card number and PIN. Other account information including email and passwords may be needed.
Registration required.

11
Jul

Texas Hold 'Em Sailor Style

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Join us for a special evening of Texas Hold 'Em Poker with some fun nautical twists and challenges. Prizes for winners from Davy Jones' Locker. Adults. Registration recommended. Meeting Room 1.

11
Jul

Arthur Gale Medical Arts Lecture Series Present Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Jay Wellons

7:00 p.m.

SLCL Authors @ the J and the Arthur Gale Medical Arts Lecture Series Present
Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Jay Wellons
Author of “All That Moves Us: A Pediatric Neurosurgeon, His Young Patients, and Their Stories of Grace and Resilience”

Mirowitz Performing Arts Center
2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

A renowned pediatric neurosurgeon at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dr. Jay Wellons pulls back the curtain to reveal the profoundly moving triumphs, haunting complications, and harrowing close calls that characterize the life of a pediatric neurosurgeon, bringing the high-stakes drama of the operating room to life with astonishing candor and honest compassion. Reflecting on lessons learned over twenty-five years and thousands of operations completed on some of the most vulnerable and precious among us, Wellons recounts with gripping detail the moments that have shaped him as a doctor, as a parent, and as the only hope for countless patients whose young lives are in his hands. Books available for purchase from Left Bank Books at www.left-bank.com/book/9780593243367.

11
Jul

Bestselling Novelist Louis Bayard

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

Virtual Author Series Presented in partnership by the St. Louis County Library and HEC Media
Watch our virtual author event with Bestselling Novelist Louis Bayard
Author of “Jackie & Me”

The romance and marriage of wealthy, charming, and powerful Jack Kennedy and beautiful, mysterious debutante Jacqueline Bouvier fascinated America and would come to define an age. But how did these two come together? Taking place mostly during the spring and summer before Jack and Jackie’s wedding, and narrated by Jack’s best friend and “fixer” Lem Billings, “Jackie & Me” is a searching novel about a young woman of a certain class with narrow options, two people who loved each other, and two people who realized too late that they devoted their lives to Jack at their own expense.The interview will be available starting at 7:00 p.m., July 11  through this link: www.facebook.com/STLCoLibrary and on the Higher Education Channel at Spectrum 989 and AT&T U-verse 99. It will then be archived for later view at www.hecmedia.org. Signed books available from Left Bank Books at www.left-bank.com/book/9781643750354.

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