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What's Happening @ SLCL

Voting Sticker Contest

Calling all St. Louis County voters and aspiring voters in grades 6–adult! The St. Louis County Board of Elections in partnership with the St. Louis County Library is seeking creative designs for new “I Voted” stickers. Entries will be accepted September 27–October 15. The winning stickers will be professionally printed and distributed to polling places throughout the County in April 2022. Learn more.

Virtual Little Readers Festival

This year's Little Readers Festival is taking place online. Join us Saturday, September 25 for fun virtual events with your favorite performers, then visit any branch on Saturday between 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. to pick up a free book for ages 0-5, while supplies last. Learn more.

MetroMarket Fall Visits

St. Louis MetroMarket will visit select branches on Saturdays this fall offering fresh, affordable produce, along with recipe ideas and meal planning assistance. Learn more

My Immigration Story

In celebration of Welcoming Week, September 10-19, adults 18+ are invited to submit their original stories for inclusion in the St. Louis County Library immigration story collection. The collection will appear in Biblioboard, an online collection of works available to all participating Missouri libraries, available in SLCL’s eMedia collection. Learn more

Diaper Drive

St. Louis County Library is hosting a Diaper Drive benefiting the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank September 1–October 3. Donations of size 5 and 6 diapers and training pants of all sizes are most needed. Partial and open packs will be accepted. Bring your donation to the service desk of your local SLCL branch.

Reciprocal Lending Expands

St. Louis County Library is pleased to announce the addition of reciprocal lending agreements with Jefferson County Library, Scenic Regional Library and the Washington Public Library. At their August 16, 2021 meeting, the SLCL Board of Trustees approved adding reciprocal lending agreements with the three additional library districts.

Online Tutoring

Get ready for the new school year with! Students can use their library card to connect with live tutors in a safe and secure online classroom 7-days a week. Homework help, test prep assistance and other resources are also available. Learn more

Get the Scoop on Black History

Get the Scoop on the 2022 Black History Celebration! Several branches are hosting outdoor events in September with the Scoops & More water ice truck. Learn what we have planned for 2022 and get a free scoop (while supplies last). Learn more.

Fund the Need Week

The St. Louis County Library Foundation will hold an online Fund the Need Week during Monday, August 23-Friday, August 27. The goal of the campaign is to raise $150,000 to support Library programs such as Career Online High School, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, and efforts to address digital inequity and food insecurity. Fund the Need Week will include an online auction, heads or tails raffles, and a chance to win a trip to the Grenadines. Learn more.

Fund the Need Food Truck Celebration

The St. Louis County Library Foundation is hosting an online Fund the Need Week August 23-27. The week will conclude with a casual, outdoor Food Truck Celebration at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 27 at Library Headquarters. Join us in supporting the St. Louis County Library and their continued efforts to provide resources and services to the region. Learn more.