The renovated Daniel Boone Branch will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25. The branch is 10,000 square feet larger and will feature a Discovery Zone–an entire floor dedicated to children with engaging and educational activities. Additional updates include private study rooms, a quiet reading room, a new teen space and a business center. Learn more.
What's New @ SLCL
The Daniel Boone Branch will be open on Sundays from 1:00-5:00 p.m. starting October 29, 2017. Please note that Sunday hours will discontinue at the Grand Glaize Branch after October 22, 2017.
Your library card gives you access to thousands of titles available to download or stream directly to your device. SLCL offers a variety of eMedia for all ages–including audiobooks, magazines, eBooks and more. Learn more.
The Your Library Renewed campaign continues this fall when three branches close for construction. The first branch to close will be Grand Glaize on October 28 at 5:00 p.m. The Mid-County and Thornhill branches will close later this fall/winter; more details TBA. Patrons will be directed to nearby branches during the temporary closures. Learn more.
SLCL will celebrate Teen Read Month throughout October with special programs for teens to read, relax and make new friends. The theme this year is “Unleash Your Story!" A variety of fun programs are scheduled, including stop motion animation workshops, Frankenbooks (transform a picture book into your own story), laser tag, trivia, DIY crafts, blackout poetry and more.
Starting in October, qualified adults can earn an accredited high school diploma and a career certificate from St. Louis County Library. 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.
This fall we're offering a fun series of programs in conjunction with the Saint Louis Science Center’s “The Discovery of King Tut” exhibit. The line-up include stories, crafts and other activities all about ancient Egypt. Learn more.
All SLCL branches are collecting gently used eclipse glasses during the month of September. The St. Louis Eclipse Task Force and Astronomers Without Borders will send the glasses to school children in South American and Asia for upcoming eclipses in 2019. Learn more.