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Upcoming Events

Format: 02/07/2023
Format: 02/07/2023

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.

7
Feb

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.Teens and adults

8
Feb

Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 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.

8
Feb

African Herbs and Spices

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Learn about traditional african herbs and spices including their uses and health benefits as we prepare a pepper soup. In celebration of Black History Month.
Adults and teens. Registration required.

8
Feb

Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 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.

8
Feb

Performance Poetry Workshop

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Local poet and word artist, Pacia Anderson, will present a performance poetry workshop exploring creative presentation, Black history and poetic form. In Celebration of Black History Month. All ages. Registration required.

9
Feb

Author Event: Tahereh Mafi Author of “These Infinite Threads”

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

St. Louis County Library Foundation’s

Reading Garden Series for Young Audiences

Presents

Bestselling Young Adult Author

Tahereh Mafi

Author of “These Infinite Threads”

Thursday, February 9, 6:30 p.m.

(Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Seating is limited.)

St. Louis County Library - Daniel Boone Branch

300 Clarkson Rd. Ellisville, MO 63011

314-994-3300

The breathtaking sequel to the international fan-favorite YA fantasy “This Woven Kingdom!”

National Book Award-nominated, bestselling author of the “Shatter Me” YA series presents the second installment in a series full of explosive magic, searing romance, and heartbreaking betrayal. With the heat of a kiss, the walls between Alizeh, the long-lost heir to an ancient Jinn kingdom, and Kamran, the crown prince of the Ardunian empire, have crumbled. And so have both of their lives.

Books available for purchase from The Novel Neighbor.

9
Feb

The Big Game: A History of the Super Bowl

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

Since 1960, Americans have been enthralled by the biggest sporting event in the country - the Super Bowl. Using library resources, we will explore its beginnings and how the event has changed over time.
Teens and Adults.

9
Feb

Virtual Program: Science in St. Louis

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Presented by the Academy of Science St. Louis
Learn about science happening in our community. Discover a different in-depth topic each month from local scientists in St. Louis.

This month's featured speaker: Brian M. Gant, EdD, Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity and Program Coordinator-UG, John E. Simon School of Business, Maryville University

Dr. Gant is an Assistant Professor & Program Director for undergraduate cybersecurity at Maryville University. He discusses his various roles within the FBI and United States Secret Service, particularly how it correlates directly to cyber/physical security within higher education. He also discusses the current state of cybersecurity and his passion for youth access and opportunity in the cybersecurity realm.

A veteran of both the FBI and the Secret Service with more than 15 years of working knowledge in cybersecurity issues such as domestic and international terrorism, cyber, and electronic crime, Gant covers a topic of interest to us all in today's hyperconnected online world.

Adults and teens. 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.

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