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Upcoming Events

Format: 01/30/2023
Format: 01/30/2023

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.

22
Feb

Meditation for Wellness

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Enjoy gentle yoga followed by a guided meditation to cultivate self-awareness. Beginners and families welcome. This program is a part of the BJC Community Wellness Hub series. All ages. Registration required.

22
Feb

Learn Folk Dancing

6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
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Presented by International Folk Dance Association
Put your dancing shoes on and learn steps to various folk dances from around the world.
No dancing experience necessary. Come to all classes or just try one!
Registration required. Adults and teens.

22
Feb

Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

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

As a group of primarily African-American pilots and airmen, the Tuskegee Airman made history over Europe during World War II. Using library resources, learn their history through the equipment they used to fly their missions, and how their service, alongside the service of other black and brown military members led to Executive Order 9981, which desegregated the armed forces.
Teens and Adults.

22
Feb

Virtual Program: Performance Poetry

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Local poet and word artist, Pacia Anderson, will explore Black historical roots of performance poetry. In Celebration of Black History Month.
All ages. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. A recording of this virtual program will be posted to YouTube within three business days.

23
Feb

Red Cross Blood Drive

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Support the Red Cross and help patients in need by donating blood. Donors may be 16-years-old with parental consent or 17-years-old and up. All donors must present a photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will take priority. Please visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.

23
Feb

Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Presented by the Reference Department
As a group of primarily African-American pilots and airmen, the Tuskegee Airman made history over Europe during World War II. Using library resources, learn their history through the equipment they used to fly their missions, and how their service, alongside the service of other black and brown military members led to Executive Order 9981, which desegregated the armed forces.
Teens and Adults.

24
Feb

Black History Month Scavenger Hunt

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Come search the shelves in our scavenger hunt with clues based upon influential Black authors. Participants will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a prize. In celebration of Black History Month.
Teens and adults.

24
Feb

Warm Up America Knit Along

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Join us and knit along for a good cause! Each month, we will learn how to make a new knitted block for a Warm Up America blanket. Already have a project to work on? Bring your own needlework project and enjoy the company of others.
Teens and adults. Registration required.

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