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What's New @ SLCL

Summer Reading Club 2017

St. Louis County Library’s popular summer reading clubs will kick-off on May 21 and run through August 4. Last year over 43,000 people participated in the program, which offers fun activities and great prizes for the whole family. Participation is free and registration begins May 21. Learn more.

Science Fest

Don't miss Science Fest at the Jamestown Bluffs Branch! This month-long celebration features fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Learn more.

Free Comic Book Day

SLCL will participate in Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 5 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Stop by your local branch to receive a free comic book, while supplies last. We’ll have a selection of titles for all ages! 

New & Improved Mobile App

Check out the new and improved SLCL mobile app! Browse the catalog, renew and request items, and stream eMedia directly from your device. Learn more.

Read While You Ride!

St. Louis County Library is teaming up with the St. Louis Promise Zone and Metro Transit to bring community library boxes to four transit locations throughout the region. The boxes will be stocked with novels, children’s books and magazines that transit riders can pick up to enjoy while they ride MetroLink, MetroBus and Metro Call-A-Ride. No library card is required, and there is no cost, no fines or due dates. Borrowers are asked to simply return the materials to a community library box when they are finished.

Playaway Launchpads

Playaway Launchpads are now available for in-library use. These devices will help keep your little one entertained while you use the library. Just ask at the Circulation Desk. 

Lewis & Clark Offers After School Meals

Starting February 26, the Lewis & Clark Branch will be the third location to offer after school meals. Operation Food Search provides a healthy grab and go light meal to children Monday-Friday at the Lewis & Clark, Weber Road and Natural Bridge branches. Stop by after school and enjoy a free meal along with activities for kids and teens, such as LEGOs, crafts and movies. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 5-18. Learn more.

We Stories Discussion Kits

We Stories Discussion Kits help families discuss issues of race and cultural diversity. The kits include 4­6 different books, interactive activities and a discussion guide. Each kit is centered on a different theme such as, "Everybody Counts," "Girl Power," "Celebrating the Skin You're In" and "Who are the People in Your Neighborhood." Learn more.

 

Born to Read Parties

If you have a child born in January, February or March of 2017 your child is invited to a very special 1st birthday party. Parents and children who attend will receive a free book to take home, courtesy of the library’s Born to Read program. The parties will feature snacks, stories and fun activities for parents and kids. Learn more.

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