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Events & Classes

Format: 01/27/2021
Format: 01/27/2021

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.

January 2021

26
Jan

Virtual Program: Holocaust Remembrance Day

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Presented by the Hannah Ida Urman Foundation. Jeffrey Cymbler, author, attorney, and genealogist, and Sharon Berry, daughter of Ben Fainer, Polish Survivor of Blessed Memory, will discuss her father's story, and the efforts of The Lados Group, who worked to save thousands of people from deportation via an underground network with forged passports. Adults and teens.

26
Jan

Virtual Program: Pageturners Book Discussion

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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This month we are reading "The Great Alone" by Kristin Hannah. Digital copies are available through Overdrive/Libby and print copies can be requested through the library's catalog. Adults. Registration required to receive access to this Zoom event.

27
Jan

Virtual Program: The Search for Life in the Solar System

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Presented by St. Louis Astronomical Society
Discover if life could exist elsewhere in our solar system with an in-depth look at Mars, giant planets, strange moons – and maybe even Venus or Pluto.
Teens and adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

27
Jan

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 via email immediately after registering.

27
Jan

Virtual Program: Introduction to Interviewing

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Are you new to interviewing and not sure where to get started? St. Louis County Library's resources can help you understand the interview process and find some great interview questions to send you on your way!

27
Jan

Virtual Program: Newspaper Knowledge

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Learn how to navigate the library's many newspaper databases, discovering news, advertisements, recipes, and more from 1690 to the present. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

27
Jan

Virtual Program: Crochet Challenge Check-In

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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This month, we’re learning to crochet or adding new stitches to our repertoire with Creativebug in the #hookedonSLCL crochet sampler challenge. Check in with other #hookedonSLCL crocheters and share your favorite samples from the challenge so far.
Adults and teens. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

27
Jan

Virtual Program: Holocaust Remembrance Day

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Presented by the Hannah Ida Urman Foundation. Jeffrey Cymbler, author, attorney, and genealogist, and Sharon Berry, daughter of Ben Fainer, Polish Survivor of Blessed Memory, will discuss her father's story, and the efforts of The Lados Group, who worked to save thousands of people from deportation via an underground network with forged passports. Adults and teens.

27
Jan

Virtual Program: Mystery, Thriller and True Crime Book Discussion

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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This month we are reading "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie. Digital copies are available through Hoopla and Libby and print copies can be requested through the library's catalog. Adults. Registration required to receive access to this Zoom event.

27
Jan

Virtual Program: OverDrive with Libby - eBooks and Audiobooks

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Learn to find free eBooks and audiobooks using Libby or OverDrive eMedia on your mobile device, eReader or laptop. Your library card number and other account information may be needed. This event is part of the 2021 Annual eMedia Blitz.

Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

28
Jan

Virtual Program: Balance Barre

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
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Presented by Vitality in Motion. Join us this January for a weekly class using the barre (chair) for stability while moving to beautiful music and focusing on balance, flexibility, posture, coordination, strength-building and memorization. No prior dance experience or special attire is necessary. Adults. Registration required.

28
Jan

Virtual Program: Reboot Your Brain with Online Learning

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Explore online learning websites from the library that provide thousands of resources and video tutorials for technology, business, languages, crafts and many other topics.

Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

28
Jan

Virtual Learning Circle: Job Skills For All

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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Gain the skills you need for today's competitive workforce in our 9-week Job Skills for All course. Learn how to set career goals, tailor your resume, ace the interview, and communicate at work. Registration required. Participants will receive zoom information via email immediately after registering.

28
Jan

Virtual Learning Circle: Job Skills For All

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
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Gain the skills you need for today's competitive workforce in our 9-week Job Skills for All course. Learn how to set career goals, tailor your resume, ace the interview, and communicate at work.

28
Jan

Virtual Program: Environmental Justice in Saint Louis

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Presented by Great Rivers Environmental Law Center. Learn about how low-income minority communities in the St. Louis area are more likely to suffer from toxic air emissions and poisons on the land and in the water. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

28
Jan

Virtual Program: Thursday Evening Book Discussion

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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This month we are reading "Commonwealth" by Ann Patchett. Ebook and Eaudiobook are available through Hoopla. Adults. Registration required to receive access to this Zoom event.

28
Jan

Virtual Program: Award Winners Book Discussion

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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This month we are reading "There There" by Tommy Orange. Digital copies are available through OverDrive, and print copies can be requested through the library's catalog.
Adults. Registration required to receive access to this Zoom event.

29
Jan

Virtual Program: Rain Gardening Basics

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Presented by Wild Ones
Learn about this environmentally friendly way to manage your storm water and create a beautiful wildlife habitat.
Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive zoom information via email immediately after registering.

29
Jan

Virtual Program: Insect ID for the Home Gardener

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Presented by Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
Get pointers on how to identify common garden bugs and how to tell which are good for plants and which are pests.
Adults and teens. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

30
Jan

Virtual Program: Sexual Morality in the People's Republic of Poland

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Presented by St. Louis Polonia
Explore the evolution of official perceptions of homosexuality in postwar Poland, from the consolidation of communist rule in 1945 to its ultimate demise in 1989.
Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive zoom information via email immediately after registering.

30
Jan

Virtual Program: Winter Painting Party

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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Join Michelle to learn guided watercolor techniques to create a winter themed masterpiece. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information and a list of needed supplies immediately after registering.