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Welcome to SLCL’s Virtual Branch!

St. Louis County Library branches are currently closed, but our virtual branch is always open! To access content you will need a valid library card. Staff are available via email, text and chat to answer questions.

Apply for an online library card


Available Assistance

Library staff are available via phone, email, text and chat. 

Phone: 314-994-3300*
*Available 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Chat *
*Available 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday.

Text: 314-309-2333*
*Available 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday. Please note that standard text message rates may apply.

Email: Complete our Contact Us form and a staff member will get back to you with the answer.


Digital Books and Entertainment

OverDrive
OverDrive
eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies/Videos
Limit: 20 titles
Get Assistance

OverDrive for Teens
OverDrive for Teens
eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies/Videos
Limit: 20 titles
Get Assistance

OverDrive for Kids
OverDrive for Kids
eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies/Videos
Limit: 20 titles
Get Assistance
Tumblebooks
TumbleBooks
eBooks
Get Assistance

Hoopla
Hoopla*
eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies/Videos, Music
 Limit: 10 titles
Get Assistance

Kanopy
Kanopy*
Movies
Limit: 10 titles per month
Get Assistance

RBdigital
RBdigital
Audiobooks & Magazines
Limit: 5 titles
Get Assistance

Flipster
Flipster
Magazines
Get Assistance
 

EBSCO eBooks
EBSCO eBooks
eBooks
Limit: 5 titles
Get Assistance
 

Online Learning

Creativebug 
Creativebug
Over 1,000 art and craft video classes for
adults and kids, taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Gale Courses
Gale Courses
Interactive, instructor led courses
that you can take entirely online.

LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library
Access to more than 800 tutorials, practice exams
and eBooks for academic and career advancement. 
lynda.com
lynda.com
Video tutorials on software, technology,
business and more.

Mango
Mango Languages
Access to 60+ foreign language
courses and 17 English courses taught
completely in the user's native language. 


Driving-Tests.org
Practice for your DMV test by using
these online tools.


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