Sensory Story Time is geared towards families with children ages 3-9 who are on the autism spectrum or who have multisensory needs. The program provides a soothing environment for children to enjoy a story and other fun activities. Sensory Story Time takes place monthly at the Prairie Commons and Weber Road branches. Learn more.
What's New @ SLCL
Operation Food Search will provide a healthy grab and go light meal to children Monday-Friday at six branches starting in August 2018. 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.
Starting in August, SLCL cardholders can access Kanopy, the popular on-demand film streaming service. Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. Learn more.
The Listen Up STL collection is growing! Over 170 albums are now available for streaming with your library card. The Listen Up STL collection features albums by local musicians representing a variety of genres including rock, jazz, blues, gospel and country. Learn more.
The renovated Grand Glaize Branch will reopen on Thursday, September 13 at 9:00 a.m. The new and improved branch will be 5,500 square feet larger, and will feature a colorful children's area, private study rooms, updated meeting rooms, comfortable seating and more. Learn more.
SLCL now offers adults a second chance to earn their high school diploma. Career Online High School offers adults the opportunity to complete their high school education and gain career training through a self-paced, supportive and accredited online education program. Scholarships are available for qualified adults. Learn more.
St. Louis County Library has been named a 2018 Top Place to Work by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. SLCL was #9 in the "Large Employer" category. Library Director Kristen Sorth said, "As St. Louis County Library employees, we are incredibly lucky to come to work every day and see the impact we have on the lives of our patrons.
Use your library card to check out a musical instrument! Ukuleles, acoustic guitars, banjos and bongos can be checked out for two weeks with a valid St. Louis County Library card. Instruments are available for check-out at: Library Headquarters, Daniel Boone, Florissant Valley and Grant’s View. Learn more.
If you’re planning a vacation this summer, be sure to load up on eMedia for the trip! You can stream audiobooks, music and movies with your library card. There are several platforms to choose from–Hoopla, OverDrive and RBDigital. If you need help getting starting, call, chat or book a one-on-one session with one of our eMedia specialists. Learn more.