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Friends of the St. Louis Public Library provide annual support for the St. Louis Public Library, a living cultural institution that…

SLPL's 2018 Summer Camps

St. Louis Public Library's Summer Camps are FREE, but registration is required.  

Kids/Teens

Family Night at the Garden Family Night at the Garden

May 10th | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Missouri Botanical Gardens
All St. Louis Public Library patrons and their families are invited to this annual event in celebration of the partnership between the…
All St. Louis Public Library patrons and their families are invited to this annual event in celebration of the partnership between the…

Wordless Stories Wordless Stories

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In the hands of a great illustrator, a story does not need words to cast its spell. Wordless picture books are a fascinating and unique…
In the hands of a great illustrator, a story does not need words to cast its spell. Wordless picture books are a fascinating and unique…

Nine Books to Celebrate Arab American… Nine Books to Celebrate Arab American…

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April is Arab American Heritage Month. Celebrate and explore the history, culture, and contributions of Arab Americans with this…
April is Arab American Heritage Month. Celebrate and explore the history, culture, and contributions of Arab Americans with this…

Introducing Vocabulary to Young Readers Introducing Vocabulary to Young Readers

An early literacy component for young children is vocabulary, or knowing the meanings of words. Babies and young children take in…
An early literacy component for young children is vocabulary, or knowing the meanings of words. Babies and young children take in…

Extreme Weather Extreme Weather

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It’s spring! The flowers are blooming, temperatures are getting warmer (usually), and there will be rain--lots and lots of rain. And…
It’s spring! The flowers are blooming, temperatures are getting warmer (usually), and there will be rain--lots and lots of rain. And…

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A Conversation: Without A Net: The… A Conversation: Without A Net: The Digital Divide In America

May 2nd | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a screening of Rory Kennedy's documentary, "Without A Net: The Digital Divide In America" and a discussion on addressing the...
Join us for a screening of Rory Kennedy's documentary, "Without A Net: The Digital Divide In America" and a discussion on addressing the digital divide in St. Louis. Rory Kennedy is one of America's most prolific documentary filmmakers. "Without A Net" focuses on the lack of...

SLPL: The Original Search Engine SLPL: The Original Search Engine

The St. Louis Public Library is St. Louis’ Original Search Engine. SLPL has 16 locations across the city and sees more than 2.3 million visitors each year. The Library has more than four million books and items in its collection and more than 83,000 Library cardholders. Visit a …
The St. Louis Public Library is St. Louis’ Original Search Engine. SLPL has 16 locations across the city and sees more than 2.3 million vis…

St. Louis Public Library to open new… St. Louis Public Library to open new exhibit celebrating 200 years of Catholic Sisters in St. Louis

St. Louis Public Library, in conjunction with the Communicators for St. Louis Sisters, will open the new exhibit, “Catholic Sisters: The Spirit of St. Louis," in conjunction with Catholic Sisters Week, which runs annually from March 8 to 14. The exhibit, which celebrates 200...
St. Louis Public Library, in conjunction with the Communicators for St. Louis Sisters, will open the new exhibit, “Catholic Sisters: The…

SLPL’s fleet received a makeover! SLPL’s fleet received a makeover!

St. Louis Public Library’s service vehicles recently received a makeover, which included the SLPL logo. The fleet of 16 vehicles includes vans, a truck and a box truck and serves the St. Louis Public Library system’s 16 locations by providing maintenance, custodial services, boo…
St. Louis Public Library’s service vehicles recently received a makeover, which included the SLPL logo. The fleet of 16 vehicles includes v…

Ask a Librarian Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian allows you to get your questions answered via text, email, chat or phone.
Ask a Librarian allows you to get your questions answered via text, email, chat or phone.

Genealogy

Library of Congress 50,000… Library of Congress 50,000…

This record collection in Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry LE) consists of a list of genealogical publications and local history titles…
This record collection in Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry LE) consists of a list of genealogical publications and local history titles…

War is Officially Our Thing War is Officially Our Thing

Song lyrics may exhort us to “Give Peace a Chance”, but this country seems unlikely to follow their lead. We have been at war 221 years of…
Song lyrics may exhort us to “Give Peace a Chance”, but this country seems unlikely to follow their lead. We have been at war 221 years of…

Chicago Before the Inferno Chicago Before the Inferno

It used to be difficult to research Chicago/Cook County ancestors if you weren’t actually in Chicago (and it wasn’t that much easier if…
It used to be difficult to research Chicago/Cook County ancestors if you weren’t actually in Chicago (and it wasn’t that much easier if…

Family Histories Family Histories

Conduct your genealogical search by using one of our 2,900 family histories arranged by family name.
Conduct your genealogical search by using one of our 2,900 family histories arranged by family name.

St. Louis Obituaries St. Louis Obituaries

Search the current index of St. Louis obituaries.
Search the current index of St. Louis obituaries.

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