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Events & Classes

Format: 08/19/2022
Format: 08/19/2022

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.

8
Sep

After School Meals

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free meals to children Monday-Friday at select SLCL locations during the school year. Stop by after school and enjoy a nutritious meal along with activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 5-18.

8
Sep

DIY Terrariums

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Help us celebrate National Wilderness Month by bringing the beauty of the wilderness indoors. Create an environment inside your very own terrarium. All supplies provided.
Teens.

8
Sep

Rock Your Locker

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Magnets, wall paper, picture frames and more! Use all sorts of materials to create decor for your locker.Ages 11-18. Registration required.

8
Sep

Insert Coin: A History of Video Games, Part 1

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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Presented by the Reference Department. The first of a four part series, "Insert Coin" examines the early days of arcade games, featuring Atari, Space Invaders and the Japanese arcade invasion. Adults and teens. Registration required.

8
Sep

Teen Writing Club

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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From short stories to screenplays, enhance your writing skills and get feedback on your work.
Ages 12-17. Registration required.

8
Sep

Virtual Program: Science in St. Louis

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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.
Adults. Register at https://academyofsciencestl.org/event/honey-i-shrunk-the-frogs-uncontrol...
This program will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel within three business days.

This month's featured topic: Honey, I Shrunk the Frogs: Uncontrolled Landing Behavior in Miniaturized Pumpkin Toadlets

Featured Scientist:
Richard L. Essner, Jr., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Miniaturized frogs are among the world’s smallest vertebrates. Living at the lower extremes of vertebrate body size offers unique opportunities but comes with substantial costs. Biologist Richard Essner shares how miniaturization has resulted in a loss of controlled landing behavior in pumpkin toadlets, a diverse group of frogs from Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.

9
Sep

Recipes Around the World

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

Fill out a recipe card with instructions for a favorite dish from your family’s country of origin and display it on our board to share with other patrons. Part of Welcoming Week.
All ages.

9
Sep

After School Meals

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free meals to children Monday-Friday at select SLCL locations during the school year. Stop by after school and enjoy a nutritious meal along with activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 5-18.

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