Dinovember @ SLPL

Join staff and patrons at Central's Children's Library for some Dinovember fun! This month, Central Children's is putting a spotlight on dinos with Dinovember. Throughout the month of November you can decorate a dinosaur coloring page at Central Library and add it to the Dinosaur "Park." How big can we make the park grow? Check in…
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Banned Book Week 2017

Banned Book Week is here! Every September, libraries across the country celebrate the freedom to read with Banned Book Week. This week highlights the importance of free and open access to information, an idea that exists as a cornerstone to all libraries. Banned Book Week is all about expressing our right to and support of…
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Chalk the (Side) Walk!

Carondelet's sidewalks got a bit of a makeover this summer. Many children braved the heat to beautify the sidewalk in front of the building.  One girl was so excited about it that her mother said she had been planning what to draw all day! You can check out some of their cool creations below…
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June is Pride Month!

The St. Louis Public Library joins libraries across the county in celebrating GLBT Book Month, a nationwide celebration of the authors and books that reflect the GLBT experience. At Central Library, in the Children’s Library there are many recently published titles on display for Pride month ranging from picture books to chapter books. Worm Loves…
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Watch Out for Gators and Crocs!

Their scaly, green, and probably mean - check out these books about these two cool reptiles: Alligators and Crocodiles! Which one's which? Can you tell? Alligators by Adele Richardson Provides an introduction to alligators, discussing their characteristics, habitat, food, offspring, and dangers. Includes a range map, a life cycle diagram, and more facts. Snappsy the Alligator "Did…
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