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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, contact us or complete this form.

NOTICE TO VIRTUAL PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS:
In order to continue providing access to Library programs through Zoom, the Library was required to consent to Zoom’s educational data collection practices. By participating in virtual Library programs through Zoom, you are consenting to Zoom’s collection and use of the personal information described in Zoom’s Educational Privacy Statement. If you do not wish for Zoom to collect or use personal information from you and/or your child(ren), do not participate in this virtual Library program.

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.

Did you miss one of our recent virtual programs? Check out our YouTube channel to watch a replay of select programs.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

6
Jul

Eye Thrive Visits

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Eye Thrive will offer free eye exams and glasses at five SLCL locations this summer. Any child age 4-18 is eligible. Capacity is limited. Exams will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. A parental consent form must be completed prior to the eye exam.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required

6
Jul

Siteman Mammogram Screening Van

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is offering mammograms to women age 40 and over. Mammograms are available at no cost to women who qualify. Call to schedule your appointment on the mammography van 314-747-7222.

6
Jul

CANCELED- Excel: Charts

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Become familiar with basic chart types used in spreadsheets and how to create, modify and print simple charts using Microsoft Office Excel 2016.
Registration required.

Prerequisites: Excel II or equivalent experience.

6
Jul

File Management

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
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Learn how to organize, backup, copy, move and delete documents and other computer files. Registration required. Prerequisites: Intro to Computers II or equivalent experience.

6
Jul

File Management

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
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Learn how to organize, backup, copy, move and delete documents and other computer files. Registration required. Prerequisites: Intro to Computers II or equivalent experience.

6
Jul

Intro to Computers I

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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New computer users will practice with the computer mouse and other basic computer concepts using Windows 10.
Registration required.

Prerequisites: No previous computer experience is necessary.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required.

6
Jul

Word I

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Learn the basics of text entry and editing, plus opening and saving documents using Microsoft Office Word 2016.
Registration required.

Prerequisites: Intro to Computers II or equivalent experience.

6
Jul

Baby Shark Dance Party

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Have fun dancing to Baby Shark and other ocean-themed jams. Ages 0-5. Registration required. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

Gift of Reading Lap Time

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Sponsored by the St. Louis County Library Foundation
Each child attending will take home a free book to start their personal library.
Ages 0-36 months.

6
Jul

Lap Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and play time to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 0-36 months.

6
Jul

Lap Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and play time to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 0-36 months.

6
Jul

Mr. Stinky Feet

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Bring your dancing shoes for a high-energy, interactive concert. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs. All ages. 

6
Jul

Oceans of Fun

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Dress to be messy for ocean-themed sensory play.Ages 6-36 months. Registration required.Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

Playdough Sea Monsters

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
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Customize a batch of homemade playdough and use it to create magical sea monsters. Dress to be messy.
Ages 3-5. Registration required.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Ages 3-5. Meeting Room 1.

6
Jul

Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Ages 3-5.

6
Jul

Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 3-5.

6
Jul

Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 3-5.

6
Jul

Underwater Dance Party

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Swim with the fishes. Ages 36 months-6. Registration Recommended. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

Virtual Program: Chair Yoga

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Presented by Vitality in Motion. With the support of a chair, practice yoga poses to relieve stress, increase strength and improve flexibility. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. This program will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel within three business days.

6
Jul

Lap Time

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Join us for stories, songs and playtime to help develop early literacy skills.Ages 0-36 months.

6
Jul

College Help Drop In

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis’ Student Advisors will be available to help recent high school graduates, as well as first-time and returning college students with finalizing their college enrollment plans. During drop-in hours, students can receive help with filing or correcting a FAFSA; completing financial aid verification paperwork; reviewing or comparing financial aid offers; and discussing affordability and options to cover any financial gaps.
Teens and adults.

6
Jul

Summer Lunches

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free lunches to children at select SLCL locations this summer, Monday-Friday. Stop by and enjoy a nutritious lunch along with some activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 0-18. Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered

6
Jul

Summer Lunches

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free lunches to children at select SLCL locations this summer, Monday-Friday. Stop by and enjoy a nutritious lunch along with some activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 0-18. Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered.

6
Jul

Summer Lunches

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free lunches to children at select SLCL locations this summer, Monday-Friday. Stop by and enjoy a nutritious lunch along with some activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 0-18. Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered.

6
Jul

Summer Lunches

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free lunches to children at select SLCL locations this summer, Monday-Friday. Stop by and enjoy a nutritious lunch along with some activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 0-18. Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered.

6
Jul

Summer Lunches

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free lunches to children at select SLCL locations this summer, Monday-Friday. Stop by and enjoy a nutritious lunch along with some activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 0-18. Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered.

6
Jul

Summer Lunches

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free lunches to children at select SLCL locations this summer, Monday-Friday. Stop by and enjoy a nutritious lunch along with some activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 0-18. Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered.

6
Jul

Summer Lunches

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free lunches to children at select SLCL locations this summer, Monday-Friday. Stop by and enjoy a nutritious lunch along with some activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 0-18. Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered.

6
Jul

Summer Lunches

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free lunches to children at select SLCL locations this summer, Monday-Friday. Stop by and enjoy a nutritious lunch along with some activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 0-18. Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered.

6
Jul

Summer Lunches

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free lunches to children at select SLCL locations this summer, Monday-Friday. Stop by and enjoy a nutritious lunch along with some activities for kids. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 0-18. Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring at the Library

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required.

6
Jul

Oasis Tutoring in the Library

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Oasis tutors will provide one-on-one tutoring for students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade. Sessions will last 30 minutes and will focus on literacy and reading. The service is free. Please call 314-994-3300 to register. Registration required.

6
Jul

Virtual Program: Art Club

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
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Enjoy a creative challenge and share your work. Each week the theme will be announced at the start of the session. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information immediately after registering.

6
Jul

Filipinos at the 1904 World's Fair

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Presented by Ria Unson.
One of the most popular attractions at the 1904 World's Fair was the Philippine Village, a 47-acre site that for seven months became home to 1,000 people on display. Learn about how depicting Filipino culture as “uncivilized” was a method used to gain support for American imperialism. Adults.

6
Jul

In the Library with Louie

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

Presented by St. Louis Blues.
Meet Louie, the St. Louis Blues mascot. Learn what it's like to be the mascot and what it takes to get ready for the season. Louie will sign autographs and pose for photos.
Ages 5-11.

6
Jul

Intro to Computers I

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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New computer users will practice with the computer mouse and other basic computer concepts using Windows 10.
Registration required.

Prerequisites: No previous computer experience is necessary.

6
Jul

Mad Science

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

Discover how an octopus’s ink helps it escape predators, investigate the changing ocean, and learn how you can use science and air pressure to create whale sounds.
Ages 5 and up.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

Move and Stretch

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Get Moving! Improve fitness and flexibility with low-impact exercise and stretching. Please dress comfortably.
Adults. Registration Recommended.

6
Jul

Mr. Stinky Feet

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

Bring your dancing shoes for a high-energy, interactive concert. All ages. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

Sea Slime

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Mix up a variety of slime inspired by the deep blue sea. Dress to be messy.
Ages 6-11. Registration required.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

STEM Adventure

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Bring your ingenuity and teamwork skills to solve challenges similar to those in the book “All 13: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team” by Christina Soontornvat. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.
Ages 9-12. Registration required.

6
Jul

Super Sharks

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Explore the world of these underwater creatures through games and activities.
Ages 6-11. Registration required.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

Tech Talk: Podcasts

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Discover podcasts: free audio programs to download and listen to any time. Learn how to access and listen to podcasts as well as get recommendations on topics you enjoy. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

6
Jul

St. Louis MetroMarket

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

St. Louis MetroMarket will visit offering fresh, affordable produce, along with recipe ideas and meal planning assistance. EBT will be accepted.

6
Jul

Anime Club

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Watch and discuss your favorite anime and manga with other fans. This month we are watching Squid Girl. TV-PG.
Teens.

6
Jul

Super Sharks

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Explore the world of these underwater creatures through games and activities.
Ages 6-11. Registration required.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

Dungeon Master Club

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Are you a current or future Dungeon Master? Come hang out and develop ideas, learn new skills, and collaborate with others while you get ready for your next game of Dungeons & Dragons. Teens and Adults.

6
Jul

Deep Sea Science

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Dive into science with experiments and activities.
Ages 7-11. Registration required.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

Virtual Program: Dungeons and Dragons

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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Team up with other players in this epic role-playing session. Beginners welcome. Adults. Registration required to receive access to this Zoom event.

6
Jul

Painting With Rhythm

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Enjoy a night of Jazz music while creating beautiful paintings with acrylic paints. A fun and easy way to create beautiful art while relaxing on a calm evening.Adults. Registration required. 

6
Jul

Bestselling Suspense Author Linda Castillo

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The St. Louis County Library Foundation Presents Bestselling Suspense Author Linda Castillo 
Author of “The Hidden One: A Kate Burkholder Mystery”
Over a decade ago, beloved Amish bishop Ananias Stoltzfus disappeared without a trace. The mystery of what happened to the esteemed old man has haunted his small Pennsylvania community for years. When skeletal remains showing evidence of foul play are unearthed and revealed to be the bishop’s, his disappearance becomes even more sinister. Unhappy with the local investigation, Amish elders arrive in Painters Mill and ask chief of police Kate Burkholder for help. Kate quickly realizes she has a very personal connection to the crime. The handsome Amish man who stands accused of the murder, Jonas Bowman, was Kate’s first love. Books available from Left Bank Books at https://www.left-bank.com/book/9781250781055.

6
Jul

Salty Self-Care

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Add salt into your self-care routine by crafting your own bath salts and salt scrubs.
Adults. Registration required.

6
Jul

Waves of Discovery

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Learn about the science of ocean waves through experiments and activities.
Ages 7-11. Registration recommended.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

6
Jul

Yoga

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Practice yoga poses to relieve stress, increase strength and improve flexibility. Beginners welcome. Please dress comfortably and bring your own mat or towel. Adults.