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What's New @ SLCL

Black History Month Celebration

St. Louis County Library will celebrate Black History Month with special programming throughout February. Valerie Jarrett, author of “Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward” will deliver the keynote address on February 7, 2020 at Library Headquarters. Other events include dance performances, a jazz concert, a gospel celebration and more. Learn more.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

SLCL will celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Multiple SLCL branches are participating in the event, offering free activities for families throughout the day including visits by costume characters, scavenger hunts, story time, crafts and games. Learn more.

STArt @ Your Library

Looking for a way to make steam activities fun for you and your child? Check out STArt @ Your Library–a year long program series featuring a variety of fun, hands-on science, technology and art programs for kids. Learn more.

Career Online High School

SLCL offers adults a second chance to earn their high school diploma. 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.

Fine-free in 2020

Say Goodbye to Overdue Fines

Starting in January 2020, St. Louis County Library will no longer charge fines on late materials. Eliminating fines will allow patrons greater access to all of the resources available at the library including books, DVDs, online classes, eMedia and more. Cardholders will still be responsible for returning items and paying for any lost or damaged materials. Learn more.

Sensory Saturdays

Sensory Saturdays, a new program for families with children on the autism spectrum, will begin in January 2020. Sensory Saturdays will take place the second Saturday of each month from 8:00-9:00 a.m. at the Library’s three Discovery Zones located at the Daniel Boone, Florissant Valley and Meramec Valley branches. Branches offering Sensory Saturdays will open one hour early, allowing children with special needs and their families to explore the Discovery Zones and engage in special activities. Learn more.

eMedia Help

Did you get a new eReader or tablet over the holidays? SLCL offers a variety of free eMedia to download or stream including books, audiobooks, magazines and more. Learn how to download free eMedia to your device at these upcoming workshops. Learn more.    

Online Learning

Get a head start on your New Year's resolutions–sign up for an online class! SLCL offers cardholders a variety of free, online classes that are self-paced and led by expert instructors. Develop a new computer skill, learn a new language or just expand your horizons. Learn more.

2020 Census Hiring Events

St. Louis County Library is hosting hiring events for the 2020 Census at several branches this winter. Meet a Census Recruiter, ask questions about working for the Census, and submit your application. Learn more.

Winter Gear Drive

St. Louis County Library is hosting a Winter Gear Drive for local kids and teens in need. Stop by any SLCL branch from December 1-January 31 to donate hats, gloves, mittens or scarves. Donations will benefit the Little Bit Foundation.