Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr. is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. These titles from our digital collections show you how he fought for justice. "The radical King was a democratic socialist who sided with poor and working people in the class […]

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Soup’s On!

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As the air gets crisp and cool, hot steaming soups become more attractive. The aroma of homemade soup creates a great atmosphere in your home; its delicious taste makes life seem better. Make up a pot of soup with these titles from our digital collection. Whether it's a bowl of chicken soup when you're sick, […]

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The Benefits of Houseplants

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Bring the outdoors inside with houseplants. Not only can they brighten up a space in your house, they can filter the air around you and help you breathe and feel better. These digital titles can show you how to keep your houseplants healthy. It's a whole new world of houseplants, so make yourself at home […]

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Walk for Better Health

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Walking is an easy, and fun, way to improve your physical and mental health. The St. Louis area offers many attractions for the walker.  A walk through any of St. Louis' neighborhoods, parks or trails is more than exercise.  Bad weather is no excuse to curtail a walk.  Malls, shopping areas and schools offer special […]

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St. Louis Walk of Fame: Golden Globe Past Winners

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The St. Louis Walk of Fame honors notable people from St. Louis, Missouri, who made contributions to the culture of the United States. All inductees were either born in the Greater St. Louis area or spent their formative or creative years here. The St. Louis Walk of Fame is located in the Delmar Loop where […]

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Sounds Around Town for January

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Can't get a ticket to a sold out show or you went to the show and can't get the song out of your head?! Here are some bands and performers that are playing around the St. Louis area during the month of January, whose albums you can download for FREE with your St. Louis Public […]

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Get Connected – eBook, eAudibook, and Downloadables Training

St. Louis Public Library is offering “drop-in” training sessions where technology staff will be available to provide you with one-on-one assistance accessing the library’s excellent collection of downloadable materials. With a valid library card, you have the option to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, movies, comics and even music…all for free. No need for registration – […]

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Appetizing Nibbles

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What do you call the bite-sized finger foods served at parties and receptions? The answer to that question can depend on the party's location or menu. Called appetizers by many, the French refer to these tasty morsels as 'hors d'oeuvres', (translates to 'outside of the work.') The Swedes call them "smorgasbord," the Italians "antipasto," and […]

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Family Movies

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It's the end of the year and the kids are off from school. Spend some time together and make some popcorn, download a movie from our digital collections. A full-length animated feature, based on the tv show, starring the wildly eccentric Scrooge McDuck and Huey, Dewey and Louie. The duck mansion goes cuckoo when Scrooge […]

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Classic Christmas Stories

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Have you read these Christmas classics from our digital collections? Whether it's your first time or 100th time reading these holiday favorites, they are perfect for reading aloud with family and friends. Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol under financial duress, but it became one of his most popular and enduring stories. The old miser Ebenezer […]

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