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What's New @ SLCL

Mid-County Branch Closes for Renovations

The Your Library Renewed campaign continues this fall when three branches close for construction. Please note the Mid-County Branch will close on November 18 at 5:00 p.m. Patrons will be directed to the Indian Trails Branch during the temporary closures. Learn more.

Daniel Boone Branch Reopens

The renovated Daniel Boone Branch will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25. The branch is 10,000 square feet larger and will feature a Discovery Zone–an entire floor dedicated to children with engaging and educational activities. Additional updates include private study rooms, a quiet reading room, a new teen space and a business center. Learn more.

SLCL Receives Community Partnership Award

SLCL was honored to receive the Missouri Library Association’s 2017 Community Partnership Award for our work with Operation Food Search to provide free summer lunches. Library Director Kristen Sorth (left) and OFS Director Sunny Schaefer (right) accepted the award at the association’s annual conference held in October in St. Louis. Learn more.

New Rhythm & Tunes Videos

Watch videos of your favorite Story Time staff performing songs and finger plays! Twenty-four new Rhythm & Tunes videos are now available. These short videos teach a variety of fine and gross motor skills, as well as vocabulary and early literacy skills. Learn more.

Sunday Hours at Daniel Boone

The Daniel Boone Branch will be open on Sundays from 1:00-5:00 p.m. starting October 29, 2017. Please note that Sunday hours will discontinue at the Grand Glaize Branch after October 22, 2017. 

Grand Glaize Closes for Renovations

The Your Library Renewed campaign continues this fall when three branches close for construction. The first branch to close will be Grand Glaize on October 28 at 5:00 p.m. The Mid-County and Thornhill branches will close later this fall/winter; more details TBA. Patrons will be directed to nearby branches during the temporary closures. Learn more.

eMedia at Your Fingertips

Your library card gives you access to thousands of titles available to download or stream directly to your device. SLCL offers a variety of eMedia for all ages–including audiobooks, magazines, eBooks and more. Learn more.

King Tut

This fall we're offering a fun series of programs in conjunction with the Saint Louis Science Center’s “The Discovery of King Tut” exhibit. The line-up include stories, crafts and other activities all about ancient Egypt. Learn more

Know Your News

Don't be fooled by foolish news! Several branches are hosting Know Your News programs this fall. Learn to fact check and discover sources you can count on to stay informed. Learn more.

Recycle Your Eclipse Glasses

All SLCL branches are collecting gently used eclipse glasses during the month of September. The St. Louis Eclipse Task Force and Astronomers Without Borders will send the glasses to school children in South American and Asia for upcoming eclipses in 2019. Learn more.