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What's New @ SLCL

STArt @ Your Library

Looking for a way to make steam activities fun for you and your child? Check out STArt @ Your Library–a year long program series featuring a variety of fun, hands-on science, technology and art programs for kids. Learn more.

Emergency Diapers Available at Two Branches

St. Louis County Library is partnering with the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank to provide families in need with emergency diapers. Starting August 26, the Florissant Valley and Lewis & Clark branches will serve as emergency diaper distribution sites where families can pick up a one-time supply of 50 diapers. Learn more.

New Sci-finders Kits

New Sci-finders kits are now available! These kits contain everything parents and kids need to engage in hands-on activities at home. New kits include amusement park engineer, prisms and atoms. Each kit comes equipped with learning activities and experiments. Learn more.

Metro Market Visits North County Branches

St. Louis Metro Market, the region’s only mobile farmer’s market, will be making stops at multiple North County library branches this fall. Visit the library then pick up ingredients for dinner in one stop! Learn more.

TEENtober

We’re celebrating teens in October with special programs all month long. Activities include laser tag, virtual reality, yoga, escape challenges, dancing, poetry, crafts and more. Learn more.

Kanopy

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

After School Meals

After school meals are available Monday-Friday at seven SLCL branches. Stop by after school and enjoy a free meal from Operation Food Search, along with fun activities for kids and teens. Meals are available free of charge for children ages 5-18. Learn more.

STEAM Week

The Meramec Valley Branch is hosting STEAM Week, September 23-28. Bring the family for fun science, technology, engineering, art and math activities for all ages. Learn more.

Little Readers Festival

Library Headquarters is hosting the Little Readers Festival on Saturday, September 28 from 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. This free event will feature a variety of activities for families including the PNC Mobile Learning Adventure, performances by Mr. Stinky Feet, story time with Llama Llama and more. Kids ages 5 and under will receive two free books and a shaved ice. Learn more.

Chess at the Library

Learn to play chess at the library! The Saint Louis Chess Club will provide free chess instruction for youth ages 5-18 at seven library branches starting in September 2019. Learn more

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