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What's Happening @ SLCL

Expanded Hours & No Appointments

SLCL will expand hours and open branches to the public on Monday, May 10, 2021 without requiring appointments. Additional safety guidelines are in place to keep patrons and employees safe. Learn more

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Give your child a head start, sign them up for the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program! You can now track your child's reading online. They will earn prizes and incentives along the way. Learn more.

Virtual Art Show

Celebrate the creativity of the St. Louis County Library community with a month-long virtual art exhibit, showcasing work created during the pandemic at our virtual programs. Visit the gallery online at

Give STL Day

Give STL Day takes place on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Consider a gift to the St. Louis County Library Foundation to help support tutoring and Chromebook and Wi-Fi hotspot kits at the Library. Learn more

Portable Projectors Now Available

Portable projectors are now available for check-out! The projectors are perfect for outdoor movies, business presentations and other creative ideas such as gaming and art projects. Anyone with a valid library card can check-out a projector for 14-days period at any SLCL branch. Learn more.

Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge

Expand your understanding of equity and social justice during this 21-day challenge presented by YWCA Metro St. Louis. Participants are asked to make daily time and space to foster understanding and identify ways to end racism and discrimination. Learn more

Virtual Teen Book Festival

St. Louis Teen Book Festival April 8-18, 2021

St. Louis County Library, HEC Media and the Novel Neighbor bookstore are excited to announce the St. Louis Teen Book Festival taking place online April 8-18, 2021. The event will feature 39 of the hottest writers in YA literature and 11 days of programming dedicated to teen readers. Learn more. 

Women's History Month

SLCL will celebrate Women's History Month with virtual programming throughout March including book and film discussions, art programs, historical lectures and more. Learn more.

Saturday Curbside Service Returns February 13

Curbside service will resume on Saturdays starting February 13. Patrons can use this contact-free service to pick-up books, print-outs and other library items. Curbside hours starting February 13: Monday through Thursday from 1:00-6:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Learn more.