Watch videos of your favorite Story Time staff performing songs and finger plays! Twenty-four new Rhythm & Tunes videos are now available. These short videos teach a variety of fine and gross motor skills, as well as vocabulary and early literacy skills. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Give your child a head start, sign them up for the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program! Studies have shown that families who start reading aloud to their children at birth help strengthen language skills and build vocabulary–two important tools when children begin learning to read in kindergarten. Learn more.
St. Louis County Library and the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership are teaming up to bring Recycled Reads to a neighborhood near you! Join us for a decorating party at the Lewis & Clark Branch on Saturday, August 19 at 9:00 a.m. We’ll have paint and other art supplies to decorate the Recycled Reads boxes, as well as crafts, games and refreshments for the whole family. The Recycled Reads boxes will be installed at 10 locations throughout the Promise Zone in North County this fall.