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What's New @ SLCL


St. Louis County Library is now a part of MOBIUS–a partnership of libraries providing patrons with access to over 60 million items from academic, special and public libraries. Patrons can request MOBIUS materials through the MOBIUS online catalog with delivery to their local branch in less than five days. Learn more.

Explore World Cuisine

Learn about food and culture around the world with the new A to Z World Food database. Easily find traditional recipes from 174 countries as well as interesting information about etiquette, food history, food trivia and more. Learn more.

Summer Reading Club

St. Louis County Library’s popular summer reading clubs will kick-off on May 20 and run through August 3. The program offers fun activities and great prizes for the whole family. A series of Summer Reading Club kick-off parties will be offered at select branches in May and June. Learn more.

Listen Up STL Collection Expands

The Listen Up STL collection is growing! Over 190 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.

Pride Month

St. Louis County Library will celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with special programming throughout June. Events include rainbow story time, film and book discussions, dance parties, pride-themed craft programs and more. Learn more.

Eye Exams & Glasses for Kids

Eye Thrive will send its state-of-the-art Mobile Vision Clinic to four branches of St. Louis County Library this summer to provide free eye exams and prescription glasses to children age 4 through grade 12. Learn more.

2019 Summer Lunches

SLCL and Operation Food Search are teaming up to provide lunches to children again this summer. Starting June 3, nine SLCL branches will offer a nutritious lunch along with activities for kids from 12:00–1:00 p.m., Monday–Friday. Meals will be available free of charge for children 18 and under. The summer lunch program will be offered at Bridgeton Trails, Florissant Valley, Indian Trails, Jamestown Bluffs, Lewis & Clark, Natural Bridge, Prairie Commons, Rock Road and Weber Road. Learn more.

MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach

It’s never too late to learn to read! St. Louis County Library offers adults the opportunity to learn how to read or improve their reading skills through the MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach program. Learn more. 

Design a Bookmark Contest

Calling all aspiring artists and designers! SLCL is seeking creative designs from kids and teens for our Design a Bookmark Contest. Entries are due by close of business on Friday, July 12, 2019. The winning bookmarks will be professionally printed and distributed to all open branches this fall. Learn more.

Children's Garden Opens at Thornhill Branch

The new children’s garden at the Thornhill Branch will open to the public on Thursday, May 23, 2019. There will be an outdoor story time at 10:30 a.m., followed by a ribbon-cutting at 11:00 a.m. Families can access the enclosed space directly from the children’s area of the library. The outdoor area includes interactive features that kids will enjoy including art easels, oversized musical instruments (drums and xylophones), and a flower shaped play structure. Learn more.