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What's New @ SLCL

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.

Library Card Sign-up Month

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month! To celebrate, we're introducing two new library card designs. Stop by your local branch to sign up or renew your card. Learn more.

Grand Glaize Branch Reopens in September

The renovated Grand Glaize Branch will reopen on Thursday, September 13 at 9:00 a.m. The new and improved branch will be 5,500 square feet larger, and will feature a colorful children's area, private study rooms, updated meeting rooms, comfortable seating and more. Learn more.

Podcasting Workshops

Several SLCL branches are hosting a podcasting workshop in September. Attendees will get an introduction to the different aspects of podcasting including research, marketing and hosting, and how library resources can help you get started. Learn more.

Explore Virtual Reality

SLCL will host a series of virtual reality programs starting in September using Google Expeditions. Participants use virtual reality headsets to explore a variety of scenarios and landscapes including oceans, volcanoes, space and college campuses. The programs are taking place at multiple branches and are open to all age groups. Learn more.

Career Online High School

SLCL now 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.

Destination Moon

SLCL is offering lots of fun outer spaced-themed programs this summer in conjunction with the the Saint Louis Science Center's "Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission" exhibit. Learn more

Check Out a Musical Instrument

Use your library card to check out a musical instrument! Ukuleles, acoustic guitars, banjos and bongos can be checked out for two weeks with a valid St. Louis County Library card. Instruments are available for check-out at: Library Headquarters, Daniel Boone, Florissant Valley and Grant’s View. Learn more.

eMedia Spotlight

If you’re planning a vacation this summer, be sure to load up on eMedia for the trip! You can stream audiobooks, music and movies with your library card. There are several platforms to choose from–Hoopla, OverDrive and RBDigital. If you need help getting starting, call, chat or book a one-on-one session with one of our eMedia specialists. Learn more.