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Events & Classes

Format: 06/18/2018
Format: 06/18/2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

18
Jun

CANCELED: HiSET Class

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.

18
Jun

Better Choices, Better Health Diabetes

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This 8-week workshop by OASIS can help you deal with the challenges of type 2 diabetes. Understand how to make healthy food choices enjoyable, monitor your blood sugar, and start an exercise program. Participants attend each week and receive a free book and relaxation CD to keep. Call Missouri Baptist Medical Center at 314-996-LIFE (5433) to register.
Adults. Registration required. Meeting Room 2.

18
Jun

iOS 11

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Learn about the new features included in iOS 11, the mobile operating system on iPhones, iPads, and iPods. Come pick up and share a few tips and tricks.

18
Jun

Lap Time

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs and play time to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 0-36 months. Adult must accompany child.

18
Jun

Good Vibrations

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

Explore the science of sound by creating musical instruments. Ages 3-5. Registration required.

Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

18
Jun

Lap Time

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

Join us for stories, songs, and play time to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child. Ages 0-36 months.

18
Jun

Lap Time

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

Join us for stories, songs and play time to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 0-36 months. Adult must accompany child.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

18
Jun

Sheltered Realities Drumline

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

This interactive musical performance will motivate audiences to make positive changes in themselves and the world.

Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

18
Jun

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. Room 1.

18
Jun

Adult Story Time

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Story time featuring stories and songs for adults with developmental/cognitive disabilities.
Registration required.

18
Jun

Free Lunches at SLCL

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. Pizza will be provided on Fridays. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 2-18. Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered.

18
Jun

Free Lunches at SLCL

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. Pizza will be provided on Fridays. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 2-18.

Groups, please contact hosting branch at least 24 hours prior to attending so that the proper amount of meals may be ordered.

18
Jun

Summer Lunches at SLCL

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. Pizza will be provided on Fridays. 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.

18
Jun

Summer Lunches at SLCL

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. Pizza will be provided on Fridays. 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.
Meeting Rooms 1 & 2.

18
Jun

Summer Lunches at SLCL

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. Pizza will be provided on Fridays. 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.

18
Jun

Summer Lunches at SLCL

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. Pizza will be provided on Fridays. 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.

18
Jun

Summer Lunches at SLCL

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. Pizza will be provided on Fridays. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 0-18.

18
Jun

Summer Lunches at SLCL

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. Pizza will be provided on Fridays. 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.

18
Jun

Summer Lunches at SLCL

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. Pizza will be provided on Fridays. 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.

18
Jun

Big Science

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

Be amazed by a miniature hot air balloon, gravity defying water and shrinking chip bags while exploring everyday items. Presented by The Magic House.
Ages 6-9. Registration required. Meeting Room 1.

18
Jun

Captain Underpants Superhero Training

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

Practice your superhero skills while celebrating a favorite book character. Be a real superhero and bring a new package of underwear to donate to the Little Bit Foundation.
All ages. Registration required.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

18
Jun

Coloring and a Movie: Coco

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

Come color and watch the movie Coco. A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse. MPAA rating: PG. Running time 109 minutes.

18
Jun

Finding Immigrant European Ancestors

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

Discover print and online resources for researching immigrant ancestors. This class will include an overview of information available on Ancestry Library Edition and other electronic databases. Prerequisite: Finding Ancestors in U.S. Census Records class or comparable research experience.

18
Jun

Sheltered Reality Drumline

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

This interactive musical performance will motivate audiences to make positive changes in themselves and the world. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

18
Jun

Consumer's Corner: Buying

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

Know more to spend smarter. Information is the most valuable thing you can bring with you on your next shopping trip. Discover tips to save money by finding expert reviews, researching the best times for the lowest prices, and understanding ratings.
Adults. Room 2.

18
Jun

Paws for Reading

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

Enjoy a good book with a furry friend when you come read to a service dog from Support Dogs, Inc.

18
Jun

Indoor Campout

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

Gather ‘round the campfire for some outdoorsy fun inside the library. Ages 5-11. Registration required. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

18
Jun

Bleach Tees

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

Design your own t-shirt using only bleach and water. Materials provided.
Ages 12-18. Registration required. Meeting Rooms 1 & 2.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

18
Jun

Email I

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

Explore the basics, including signing in and replying to, forwarding and composing email messages using Gmail. Registration required.

18
Jun

Evening Story Time

6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Join us for stories, songs, and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child.
All ages. Meeting Room 2.

18
Jun

Evening Story Time

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

Join us for stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child.
Ages 3-6. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

18
Jun

Chess Club

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

Whether you win, lose, or draw there is always an opportunity to learn and improve. Boards, chess pieces and a snack provided.
Ages 10 and up. Meeting Room 2. Registration is requested.

18
Jun

Pinterest Craft Club

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

This DIY activity will tackle the popular crafty pins from Pinterest. Rediscover how fun craft-making is and share the experience within a group. Supplies will be provided. Adults. Registration required.

18
Jun

St Louis Crime Story

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

Monday, June 18, 7:00 p.m.
St. Louis Crime Story
Tour the underworld of the past, including mobsters, street battles and shady deals that marked St. Louis’s gangland history. Hear how law enforcement worked to clean up the city’s gangster underbelly. Adults. Registration required.

Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

18
Jun

The Blues Highway

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

Musician Vince Martin explores the "Blues Highway" stretching from New Orleans to Chicago and beyond. The evolution of the blues over time is examined through a combination of images and music. Adults and teens.