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What's New @ SLCL

Drive-thru Meals for Kids

St. Louis County Library and Operation Food Search are providing drive-thru food pick-up for children starting Monday, March 30 from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at nine SLCL branches. Participating branches will provide two shelf-stable breakfasts and two lunches every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 18 and under. Meals will be distributed in the branch parking lots. Learn more.

Virtual Branch

St. Louis County Library branches are temporarily closed, but you can visit our Virtual Branch 24/7! Stream content, start a research project, download an audiobook, get an online library card and more. Limited tech support is also available. Learn more

Drive-thru Emergency Diapers

St. Louis Area Diaper Bank will provide an emergency supply of 25 diapers to families in need at four branches each Friday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Supplies and sizes may be limited. Diapers are provided for children three years of age and younger that are present at the time of pickup. Diapers will be distributed in the branch parking lots. Learn more.

All Library Locations Closed Until Further Notice

St. Louis County Library branches will remain closed until further notice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Library Administration is working closely with County government and public health officials to determine when it is safe to reopen. Due dates on materials have been extended during the closure. All holds will be left in place until the library reopens. Patrons are asked to keep materials at home until the library reopens. Book drops are not available during the closure. 


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

Internship Opportunity

Students ages 16-18 are invited to apply for the Sidney Johnson Summer Internship at St. Louis County Library. This paid, 10-week summer internship will provide the student with a behind the scenes look at library operations. Dates for the internship will be June 1-August 7, 2020. Applications will be accepted through March 31. Learn more.

Women’s History Month

Celebrate Women’s History Month at St. Louis County Library! We’ll have special programming throughout March including book and film discussions, art programs, historical lectures and more. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more.


Need extra assistance with your family history research? Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a History & Genealogy staff member! Get suggestions for tackling a specific problem or developing a research plan. Learn more

Coding 101

Kids ages 10-14 can learn basic coding skills and take home a free Chromebook as part of the Coding 101 program. The lottery for the next eight-week session at the Grand Glaize and Rock Road branches opens February 11 and closes on March 15, 2020. Learn more.

Book Buddies

Book Buddies pairs teen volunteers with kids to help improve reading skills. Volunteers and participants are now being accepted, submit an application through February 17, 2020.  Learn more