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What's New @ SLCL

Drive-thru Emergency Diapers

St. Louis Area Diaper Bank will provide an emergency supply of 25 diapers to families in need at four branches each Friday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Supplies and sizes may be limited. Diapers are provided for children three years of age and younger that are present at the time of pickup. Diapers will be distributed in the branch parking lots. Learn more.

Drive-thru Meals for Kids

St. Louis County Library and Operation Food Search are providing drive-thru food pick-up for children starting Monday, March 30 from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at nine SLCL branches. Participating branches will provide two shelf-stable breakfasts and two lunches every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 18 and under. Meals will be distributed in the branch parking lots. Learn more.

Virtual Branch

St. Louis County Library branches are temporarily closed, but you can visit our Virtual Branch 24/7! Stream content, start a research project, download an audiobook, get an online library card and more. Limited tech support is also available. Learn more

All Library Locations Closed Until Further Notice

St. Louis County Library branches will remain closed until further notice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Library Administration is working closely with County government and public health officials to determine when it is safe to reopen. Due dates on materials have been extended during the closure. All holds will be left in place until the library reopens. Patrons are asked to keep materials at home until the library reopens. Book drops are not available during the closure. 


Use your library card to stream on-demand films through Kanopy! You'll have access to over 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. Learn more

Internship Opportunity

Students ages 16-18 are invited to apply for the Sidney Johnson Summer Internship at St. Louis County Library. This paid, 10-week summer internship will provide the student with a behind the scenes look at library operations. Dates for the internship will be June 1-August 7, 2020. Applications will be accepted through March 31. Learn more.

Census 2020

Learn more about the 2020 Census at the library! Multiple branches are hosting information sessions to learn why completing the Census is so important. We’re also making some of our computer labs available for individuals to complete the Census online. Learn more.

Listen Up STL Call for Submissions

St. Louis County Library is seeking original music by local musicians to stream on our website as part of the Listen Up STL collection. Submissions will be accepted from March 1-31, 2020. The Listen Up STL collection features albums by local musicians representing a variety of genres including rock, jazz, blues, gospel and country. Learn more.

Women’s History Month

Celebrate Women’s History Month at St. Louis County Library! We’ll have special programming throughout March including book and film discussions, art programs, historical lectures and more. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more.


Need extra assistance with your family history research? Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a History & Genealogy staff member! Get suggestions for tackling a specific problem or developing a research plan. Learn more