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What's New @ SLCL

Evening Appointments Available Starting April 14

St. Louis County Library is adding evening appointments starting Wednesday, April 14. All 20 SLCL branches are currently open by appointment-only for browsing and computer use. Visits are limited to 45-minutes per appointment. Patrons can schedule an appointment online or by calling 314-994-3300. Learn more.

Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge

Expand your understanding of equity and social justice during this 21-day challenge presented by YWCA Metro St. Louis. Participants are asked to make daily time and space to foster understanding and identify ways to end racism and discrimination. Learn more

Virtual Teen Book Festival

St. Louis Teen Book Festival April 8-18, 2021

St. Louis County Library, HEC Media and the Novel Neighbor bookstore are excited to announce the St. Louis Teen Book Festival taking place online April 8-18, 2021. The event will feature 39 of the hottest writers in YA literature and 11 days of programming dedicated to teen readers. Learn more. 

Celebrating Poetry

In celebration of National Poetry Month, adults 18+ are invited to submit their original poems for inclusion in the St. Louis County Library poetry compilation. The compilation will appear in an online collection of works available to all participating Missouri libraries, available in SLCL’s eMedia collection. Learn more.

Branches Open by Appointment-Only

St. Louis County Library will open all 20 branches by appointment-only for browsing and computer use on Tuesday, March 23. Visits will be limited to 45-minutes per appointment. Patrons can schedule an appointment starting March 16 online or by calling 314-994-3300. Learn more

Women's History Month

SLCL will celebrate Women's History Month with virtual programming throughout March including book and film discussions, art programs, historical lectures and more. 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, 2021. The Listen Up STL collection features albums by local musicians representing a variety of genres including rock, jazz, blues, gospel and country. Learn more.

Saturday Curbside Service Returns February 13

Curbside service will resume on Saturdays starting February 13. Patrons can use this contact-free service to pick-up books, print-outs and other library items. Curbside hours starting February 13: Monday through Thursday from 1:00-6:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Learn more. 

Emergency Diapers Available at Four Branches

St. Louis County Library is partnering with the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank to provide families in need with emergency diapers at four branches. Families can pick up a one-time supply of 50 diapers and receive a referral to a local agency for help with ongoing support during curbside services hours. Learn more.

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