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What's New @ SLCL


Keep your kids entertained and learning at home! Check out TumbleBooks–an online collection of animated, talking picture books. Learn more

Flipster Digital Magazines

Get all your favorite magazines for free using Flipster. Titles include People, Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple and more. All you need is your library card and a device to get started. Learn more.


Census 2020

What is the 2020 Census and why is it important? We've compiled a variety of resources to help you learn more about the Census and how it impacts Missouri. Learn more.

Drive-thru Meals for Kids

St. Louis County Library and Operation Food Search are providing drive-thru food pick-up for children starting Monday, March 30 from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at nine SLCL branches. Participating branches will provide two shelf-stable breakfasts and two lunches every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Meals will be available free of charge for children ages 18 and under. Meals will be distributed in the branch parking lots. Learn more.

Virtual Branch

St. Louis County Library branches are temporarily closed, but you can visit our Virtual Branch 24/7! Stream content, start a research project, download an audiobook, get an online library card and more. Limited tech support is also available. Learn more

All Library Locations Closed Until Further Notice

St. Louis County Library branches will remain closed until further notice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Library Administration is working closely with County government and public health officials to determine when it is safe to reopen. Due dates on materials have been extended during the closure. All holds will be left in place until the library reopens. Patrons are asked to keep materials at home until the library reopens. Book drops are not available during the closure. 


Use your library card to stream on-demand films through Kanopy! You'll have access to over 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. Learn more


Need extra assistance with your family history research? Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a History & Genealogy staff member! Get suggestions for tackling a specific problem or developing a research plan. Learn more

Take Your Child to the Library Day

SLCL will celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Multiple SLCL branches are participating in the event, offering free activities for families throughout the day including visits by costume characters, scavenger hunts, story time, crafts and games. Learn more.