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What's New @ SLCL

Virtual Little Readers Festival

This year's Little Readers Festival is taking place online. Join us Saturday, September 25 for fun virtual events with your favorite performers, then visit any branch on Saturday between 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. to pick up a free book for ages 0-5, while supplies last. Learn more.

MetroMarket Fall Visits

St. Louis MetroMarket will visit select branches on Saturdays this fall offering fresh, affordable produce, along with recipe ideas and meal planning assistance. Learn more

Diaper Distribution at 5 Branches

St. Louis County Library is partnering with the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank to provide families in need with a supply of diapers each month at five library branches. Starting in September 2021, families can pick up a supply of appropriately sized diapers or training pants for children ages 3 and under. Learn more.

My Immigration Story

In celebration of Welcoming Week, September 10-19, adults 18+ are invited to submit their original stories for inclusion in the St. Louis County Library immigration story collection. The collection will appear in Biblioboard, an online collection of works available to all participating Missouri libraries, available in SLCL’s eMedia collection. Learn more

Diaper Drive

St. Louis County Library is hosting a Diaper Drive benefiting the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank September 1–October 3. Donations of size 5 and 6 diapers and training pants of all sizes are most needed. Partial and open packs will be accepted. Bring your donation to the service desk of your local SLCL branch.

Book Buddies

Book Buddies pairs teen volunteers with kids to help improve reading skills. Volunteers and participants are needed, submit an application September 7-13, 2021. Learn more

Reciprocal Lending Expands

St. Louis County Library is pleased to announce the addition of reciprocal lending agreements with Jefferson County Library, Scenic Regional Library and the Washington Public Library. At their August 16, 2021 meeting, the SLCL Board of Trustees approved adding reciprocal lending agreements with the three additional library districts.

Online Tutoring

Get ready for the new school year with! Students can use their library card to connect with live tutors in a safe and secure online classroom 7-days a week. Homework help, test prep assistance and other resources are also available. Learn more

3-D Design Challenge

Kids ages 10 and older can enter our 3-D Design Challenge starting September 1. Use your favorite software to create a 3-D model of an animal. The top design in each age group will receive a 3-D print of their design. Learn more.  

Get the Scoop on Black History

Get the Scoop on the 2022 Black History Celebration! Several branches are hosting outdoor events in September with the Scoops & More water ice truck. Learn what we have planned for 2022 and get a free scoop (while supplies last). Learn more.