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What's New @ SLCL

New Streaming Service Available

Use your library card to stream your favorite films! Kanopy showcases more than 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. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. Learn more.

Small Business and Nonprofit Expo

Library Headquarters is hosting a Small Business and Nonprofit Expo for aspiring business owners and nonprofits on Friday, November 30 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. The free event will feature classes on topics such as social media marketing, writing a business plan, grant writing and more. There will also be a free legal help clinic, door prizes and an opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs and local agencies. 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.

Auto Renewal Starts in November

Starting November 12, SLCL will begin automatic renewals on eligible items. If there are no holds or if the item hasn’t reached the max number of renewals, SLCL will automatically renew your non-digital items two days before the due date, for an additional 14-day period. Learn more.

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. SLCL is celebrating with a series of programs exploring the history and influence of Native Americans in our region. Learn more.

National Novel Writing Month

Celebrate National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) at SLCL in November. All across the country, individuals are taking the challenge to write a novel in one month. SLCL will support participants with writing workshops and write­-ins at several branch locations. Learn more.

Table Top Games

A variety of table top games are now available for check-out at your local branch. Titles include Catan, Star Wars Rebellion, Kingdom Builder and Karuba. The games can be checked out for 14 days. Visit your local branch to learn more.

Clothing Drive Provides Socks & Underwear for Local Kids

St. Louis County Library’s clothing drive benefiting The Little Bit Foundation provided over 5,500 donations of socks and underwear for kids and teens. The clothing drive took place during Summer Reading Club and wrapped up at the Dav Pilkey author event on September 21. The donated clothing will be distributed to students throughout St. Louis area this fall. Thanks to everyone who participated! 

Sensory Story Time

Sensory Story Time is geared towards families with children ages 3­-9 who are on the autism spectrum or who have multi­sensory needs. The program provides a soothing environment for children to enjoy a story and other fun activities. Sensory Story Time takes place monthly at the Daniel Boone, Prairie Commons and Weber Road branches. Learn more.

History & Genealogy 20th Anniversary

The History & Genealogy Department will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Saturday, September 29 with a day of activities and classes at Library Headquarters. An open house begins at 10:00 a.m. in the Headquarters Auditorium with tours of the department to follow. Classes of interest to family history seekers begin at 1:00 p.m. The open house is free and open to the public, but registration is required for each of the classes. Learn more.