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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…

Storytime Theater: The Elves and the…

Join our professional theater artists for a timeless winter's tale of kindness and compassion. A modest shoemaker shows generosity to a...

UnRavel Exhibit

Nov 8th - Dec 23rd

Visit Central Library to view amazing, one-of-a-kind garments during this unique exhibit, Unravel: Couture Under the Big Top. UnRavel is a…

Digital Content

Downloadables Downloadables

St. Louis Public Library offers several downloadable and digital materials to enhance the electronic library experience.
St. Louis Public Library offers several downloadable and digital materials to enhance the electronic library experience.

Lynda.com Lynda.com

Online learning library that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills from over 3,000 engaging video courses…
Lynda.com is an online learning library that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills from over 3,000 engaging video courses taught by recognized industry experts.

Gale Small Business Builder Gale Small Business Builder

St. Louis Public Library patrons have access to Gale Small Business Builder, a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing…
St. Louis Public Library patrons have access to Gale Small Business Builder, a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing…

Streaming Music Comes to SLPL Streaming Music Comes to SLPL

St. Louis Public Library is proud to announce that you can now stream five hours of music per day through the Library’s Freegal Music servi…
St. Louis Public Library is proud to announce that you can now stream five hours of music per day through the Library’s Freegal Music servi…

Digital Content Digital Content

SLPL offers a large variety of digital content, including downloadables, online resources, courses and tutorials, language classes,…
SLPL offers a large variety of digital content, including downloadables, online resources, courses and tutorials, language classes, exhibi…

Kids/Teens

PBS Kids Family Creative Learning Camps PBS Kids Family Creative Learning Camps

PBS Kids Family Creative Learning Camps engage families with children ages 3-8 in collaborative, interest-driven, and playful learning experiences that integrate PBS KIDS media and technology. These camps are designed to expand children’s science and literacy understanding as…
PBS Kids Family Creative Learning Camps engage families with children ages 3-8 in collaborative, interest-driven, and playful learning…

10 Books About Wilderness Survival 10 Books About Wilderness Survival

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Cold temperatures don’t have to mean an end to wilderness activities. With these books in hand, kids can learn about animal tracking, survival skills, and frozen adventures.
Cold temperatures don’t have to mean an end to wilderness activities. With these books in hand, kids can learn about animal tracking,…

10 Books for Diwali! 10 Books for Diwali!

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Diwali is on November 7th this year! Here are some books to help celebrate this autumnal festival of lights.
Diwali is on November 7th this year! Here are some books to help celebrate this autumnal festival of lights.

Listen to Books! Listen to Books!

Playaway has replaced books on CD, or as some still refer to them, books on tape. Made especially for multi-user environments, there is nothing to download and no need for wifi or additional player. This lightweight device, weighing only 2 ounces, is powered by a AAA battery…
Playaway has replaced books on CD, or as some still refer to them, books on tape.  Made especially for multi-user environments, there is…

Q&A: Tyler, Teen Genealogy Researcher Q&A: Tyler, Teen Genealogy Researcher

Tyler has been using the books and databases at Central Library to research his family's history ever since his school visited on a field trip. In addition to his own family, he has researched the ancestry of over a dozen family friends.    If you asked 13-year-old Tyler what...
Tyler has been using the books and databases at Central Library to research his family's history ever since his school visited on a field...

Events

​Society of Architectural Historians… ​Society of Architectural Historians…

Nov 27th | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Society of Architectural Historians lecture: Richard Mueller will speak about Contemporary Architecture of Mexico City. Mexico City has…
Society of Architectural Historians lecture: Richard Mueller will speak about Contemporary Architecture of Mexico City. Mexico City has…

Not So Quiet! Symptom of The Universe,… Not So Quiet! Symptom of The Universe,…

Nov 29th | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
*Due to the possibility of extremely bad weather, i.e. SNOW, the Not So Quiet! concert featuring Symptom Of The Universe has been…
*Due to the possibility of extremely bad weather, i.e. SNOW, the Not So Quiet! concert featuring Symptom Of The Universe has been…

Jabari Asim - "We Can't Breathe" Jabari Asim - "We Can't Breathe"

Nov 28th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
SLPL and Left Bank Books welcome author and St. Louis native Jabari Asim, who will sign and discuss his new book, We Can't Breathe: On…
SLPL and Left Bank Books welcome author and St. Louis native Jabari Asim, who will sign and discuss his new book, We Can't Breathe: On…

A Night Of Live Looping A Night Of Live Looping

Nov 28th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Thomas Park has been a musician for over 20 years, and an employee with the Saint Louis Public Library for over a decade. In the last…
Thomas Park has been a musician for over 20 years, and an employee with the Saint Louis Public Library for over a decade. In the last…

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