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Events & Classes

Format: 02/20/2019
Format: 02/20/2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

20
Feb

AARP Tax-Aide

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare free tax returns for individuals with low to moderate income, with an emphasis on seniors. Appointments are required. Call Customer Connect at 314-994-3300 beginning January 14, 2019 to make an appointment.Adults.

20
Feb

CORP Tax Assistance

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

The St. Louis County Older Resident Program (CORP) provides free assistance in preparation of income tax forms and property tax credit claims for St. Louis County residents, age 60+ and income of less than $54,000. Appointments required. Call 314-615-4037 beginning January 22, 2019 to schedule an appointment.

20
Feb

HiSET Classes

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Prepare to take the HiSET, the new High School Equivalency Test. Interested students first must attend four days of orientation. Please see library staff for orientation dates. For more information, call 314-367-5000.

20
Feb

Excel II

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Explore basic formulas and functions in a spreadsheet using Microsoft Office Excel 2016. Printing options will also be covered. Registration required.Prerequisites: Excel I or equivalent experience. All classes are free. After five minutes, unclaimed seats will become available to students on the waiting list.

20
Feb

Google Sheets

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Create and edit spreadsheets using Google Sheets, a feature of Google Drive. Basic formulas and functions will also be covered. Registration required.

Prerequisite: Google Docs or equivalent experience. All classes are free. After five minutes, unclaimed seats will become available to students on the waiting list.

20
Feb

Creative Writing Workshop

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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An 8 week workshop where writers and aspiring writers examine basic principles of good writing and share and critique personal work. Essays, short stories, memoirs, novel chapters--all are welcome. Adults. Registration required.

20
Feb

Gift of Reading Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 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 3-5. 

20
Feb

Lap Time

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

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

20
Feb

Lap Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

20
Feb

Story Time

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

Join us for stories, songs, and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child. Ages 3-6.

20
Feb

Story Time

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

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

20
Feb

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. 

20
Feb

Story Time

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

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

20
Feb

Story Time with Bebe

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

Listen to inspiring tales from Miss BeBe which celebrate our differences, unite us in our likeness and stir acceptance. Ages 3-6. In Celebration of Black History Month.

20
Feb

Tech Talks: Kanopy - Movies

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn to find free movies using Kanopy through St. Louis County Library. Kanopy includes documentaries, indie and classic films, world cinema and more. Bring your library card number and PIN. Other account information including email and passwords may be needed.
Adults. Registration required.

20
Feb

Lap Time

11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

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

20
Feb

Cards & Games Club

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Choose your favorite card game or board game and match up with others who enjoy playing. Get your own group together for bridge, pinochle, canasta, Scrabble, dominoes or mahjong and have an enjoyable afternoon.

20
Feb

Excel I

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Learn the basics of navigating a spreadsheet, including entering, editing and deleting data using Microsoft Office Excel 2016.

Registration required. Prerequisites: Word II or equivalent experience. All classes are free. After five minutes, unclaimed seats will become available to students on the waiting list.

20
Feb

Excel II

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Explore basic formulas and functions in a spreadsheet using Microsoft Office Excel 2016. Printing options will also be covered. Registration required.

Prerequisites: Excel I or equivalent experience. All classes are free. After five minutes, unclaimed seats will become available to students on the waiting list.

20
Feb

Tech Talks: Hoopla - Movies, Music & More

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn to find free movies, music, comics and more using Hoopla through St. Louis County Library. Bring your library card number and PIN. Other account information including email and passwords may be needed.Adults. Registration Required.

20
Feb

After School Meals

2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Operation Food Search will provide free meals to children Monday-Friday during the school year. Stop by after school and enjoy a nutritious meal along with activities for kids.
Ages 5-18.

20
Feb

After School Meals

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 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.

20
Feb

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. Ages 5-18.

20
Feb

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.

20
Feb

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.

20
Feb

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.

20
Feb

After-School Club: Robots

4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Drop by the Children’s Section to get hands-on time with various robots and learn a little about some famous African-American inventors. In celebration of Black History Month.Ages 5-12.

20
Feb

Chair Yoga

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Presented by The Fit & Food ConnectionPractice yoga poses to relieve stress,
increase strength and improve flexibility. Beginners welcome. Please
dress comfortably and bring your own mat or towel.Teens and adults. Registration required.

20
Feb

Discovery Club

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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Navigate through the sciences with projects, experiments and activities. Ages 7-11. Registration required.

20
Feb

Discovery Club

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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Navigate through the sciences with projects, experiments and activities. Ages 7-11. 

20
Feb

Feature Film: "Dreamgirls"

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy an Oscar winning film on our big screen to celebrate the upcoming Academy Awards. MPAA rating: PG-13. 129 minutes. In Celebration of Black History Month.Adults.

20
Feb

Tabletop Gamers

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Meet with other game enthusiasts to play games like Settlers of Catan, Dominion, and Pandemic. Bring your own game or try one of ours! Teens and Adults.

20
Feb

TAG

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

Join our Teen Advisory Group to share ideas,
meet friends and earn community service hours!

Ages 12-18.

20
Feb

Advanced Techniques for African American Research

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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The usual techniques can often lead to roadblocks in African American genealogical research. The instructor will use case studies to demonstrate how researchers can fill gaps in missing information. Prerequisite: Tracing Your African American Ancestors. In Celebration of Black History Month.

20
Feb

Pajama Story Time

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

Stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal. Ages 0-6. 

20
Feb

Author Event: Charles Finch, “The Vanishing Man: A Prequel to the Charles Lenox Series”

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

This chilling new mystery in the bestselling historical suspense series takes readers back to gentleman sleuth Charles Lenox’s early career and a case in which the theft of an antique painting sends Detective Lenox on a hunt for a criminal mastermind. London, 1853: young Charles Lenox is called upon by the Duke of Dorset, one of England’s most revered noblemen, for help. A painting has been stolen from the Duke’s private study, but hiding in plain sight is another painting of infinitely more value, one that holds the key to one of the country’s best-kept secrets.

20
Feb

Book Discussion: Book Bites

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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A book club with activities, snacks and discussion of this month’s selection:  “Brown Girl Dreaming” by Jacqueline Woodson. Pick up a copy of the book on the lower level. Ages 9-12. Registration required. Meeting Room 3.  In Celebration of Black History Month.

20
Feb

Botanical Tea Party

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Create your own tea blends using dried herbs. Sample different teas and take home a tea bag.Teens and adults. Registration required.

20
Feb

Demographics 101

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Business owners need to know the demographics of their market and the area they serve. Learn how to navigate some of the best library resources for demographics and discover how they can help with your business decision-making and planning.Adults. Registration required.

20
Feb

Yoga

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

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