Fast Foods

With almost 50,000 fast food chains across the United States it's quick and easy to grab food on the go. Find some ways to eat a well-balanced, nutritious meal at a fast food restaurant with these titles from our digital collections. Review provided by Hoopla Spurlocks social experiment in fast food gastronomy sees him attempting […]

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German Traditions

There's one time of the year when everyone's German, during Oktoberfest. Experience the German culture with food and drink with these titles from our digital collections. Review provided by Hoopla You don't have to be a kitchen connoisseur to make homemade sausage. As the saying goes, if you can make a hamburger, you can make […]

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New Music Friday (9/22/17)

It's Friday, and It's time to kick off your weekend with some new music releases! These brand new records can be downloaded now, for FREE, with your St. Louis Public Library card. The Library's subscriptions to Freegal Music and Hoopla Digital give you 24/7 access to free music and music videos for download to your […]

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What to Take to Potluck?

Potlucks are the quintessential American gathering. Church suppers, neighborhood block parties, tailgate parties and office parties—who among us doesn’t attend these a few times each year? Take the guessing out of what to bring with these titles from our digital collections. Review provided by OverDrive Modern Potluck is a cookbook and guide for today's potluckers […]

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Sign With Your Baby

Crying, smiling, and cooing are the ways babies know how to communicate their wants and needs. Toddlers who sign are less frustrated because they can communicate their wants and needs. You and your child can communicate before they start talking by using baby signs with the help from these titles from our digital collection. Since […]

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Shakespeare Musicals

William Shakespeare's theater works of art have inspired modern day musical films. Download and listen to the contemporary music from our digital collections. West Side Story   Kiss Me Kate   Boys From Syracuse The Lion King

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Up up and away…

...my beautiful, my beautiful balloon," sang the Fifth Dimension in 1967. A hot air balloon race is like no other race. The beginning of the race will be mesmerizing to watch with its mass ascension of the balloons as they launch one after another. Instead of the winner being the first over a finish line, […]

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New Music Friday (9/15/17)

It's Friday, and It's time to kick off your weekend with some new music releases! These brand new records can be downloaded now, for FREE, with your St. Louis Public Library card. The Library's subscriptions to Freegal Music and Hoopla Digital give you 24/7 access to free music and music videos for download to your […]

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Influenced by Shakespeare

Shakespeare writings have influenced others to write about his written works. Discover what caught the inspiration for others with these titles from our digital collections. Review by Overdrive Ranging ambitiously across four continents and four hundred years, Worlds Elsewhere is an eye-opening account of how Shakespeare went global. Seizing inspiration from the playwright's own fascination […]

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Deal me in

Card playing has been popular for over six-hundred years. The origin of playing cards grew from Chinese money cards that have four suits, coins, strings of coins, myriads of strings, and tens of myriads. The four suits with which we are familiar with today, spades, hearts, clubs, and diamonds, originated in France. Acquaint yourself with […]

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