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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

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.

11
Jul

Meramec River Cleanup

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Help to clean up a section of the Meramec River, as part of the National River Cleanup initiative. Participants will meet at the library on Monday, July 11 to discuss and plan for the cleanup, and then meet again on Saturday, July 16 at the section of river we have chosen to clean.
Adults. Registration required.

11
Jul

Needlework

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

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

11
Jul

The History and Mystery of Music: Gary Numan Since Cars and his Current Trilogy of Albums

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Gary Numan has always been an electronic music innovator. After his hit, "Cars," he has been through several reinventions. At one point, his career appeared to be dead then he had a 22-year ascent. Gary Numan is still on the cutting edge with his new trilogy of albums that have the best sales he's had in decades. This presentation will be about that journey.Adults. Registration recommended.

11
Jul

Virtual Program: Mock Tales Book Discussion

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Learn how to make delicious mocktails while discovering new titles.
Share and discuss books that pair well with a different signature
mocktail each month. Bring your reading recommendations and mocktails to
share. Theme: Independence. Adults. Registration required.
Participants will receive zoom information via email immediately after
registering.

11
Jul

Virtual Program: Resources for a Successful Job Interview

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Learn how to prepare for your upcoming job interview, find relevant interview questions and put yourself ahead of your competition. Adults and teens. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

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