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What's New @ SLCL

Listen Up STL Live

The next Listen Up STL Live concert will take place on Wednesday, March 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the Prairie Commons Branch. The concert will feature rock and folk music from Caleb Ward. The performance is free and open to all ages. Learn more.

Early Literacy Fairs

Two St. Louis County Library branches are hosting Early Literacy Fairs in March. The events will feature stories, songs and interactive learning stations for parents and kids to explore together. Everyone who attends will take home a free book! Learn more.

Computer Classes

SLCL offers a variety of free computer classes for all skill levels. Our trained instructors can help you learn basic word processing, or more advanced skills like Excel and PowerPoint. Learn more.

Playaway Launchpads

Playaway Launchpads are now available for in-library use. These devices will help keep your little one entertained while you use the library. Just ask at the Circulation Desk. 

Chess Lessons

The Saint Louis Chess Club will offer free group chess instruction to kids ages 5-18 at three SLCL branches starting in March. The chess lessons will coincide with the library’s after school meals program, which takes place at the Lewis & Clark, Natural Bridge and Weber Road branches. Learn more.

Teen Tech Month

Teens and tweens can learn about robotics, coding and even create their own stop-motion video during Teen Tech Month in March at St. Louis County Library. All open SLCL branches are hosting programs, which include laser tag, gamer nights and DIY crafts. Learn more.

Sci-finders Kits

Sci-finders kits contain everything parents and kids need to engage in hands-on activities at home. Each kit comes equipped with learning activities and experiments centered on a variety of science and technology topics. Learn more.

Lewis & Clark Offers After School Meals

Starting February 26, the Lewis & Clark Branch will be the third location to offer after school meals. Operation Food Search provides a healthy grab and go light meal to children Monday-Friday at the Lewis & Clark, Weber Road and Natural Bridge branches. Stop by after school and enjoy a free meal along with activities for kids and teens, such as LEGOs, crafts and movies. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 5-18. Learn more.

Gateway to Degrees

Gateway to Degrees offers free personalized support to help adults finish their degrees. Meet a College Navigator to discuss your education and degree options, how to get credit for your work and life experience and ways to finance your education. Learn more.

Write Stuff Contest

Calling all kids and teens with a talent for creative writing! SLCL is holding a contest for young writers. Write a story that includes the line "What was that noise?" and submit your original literary work between March 1­-31, 2018. Learn more.