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 (included) and equipped with a universal headphone jack…
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Read It Forward: “American Street” Author Ibi Zoboi Visits

The St. Louis Public Library presents the fall 2018 Read it Forward with Ibi Zoboi featuring her novel “American Street.” “American Street” is about a Haitian teen named Fabiola who immigrates to America with her mother—but her mother gets detained in New York and Fabiola has to continue on to Detroit without her. This book tells…
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“Reading Pays — Pass it On!” with Susan Tan’s “Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire”

Meet author Susan Tan on November 15th at 6:30 p.m. at the Buder Branch, 4401 Hampton Ave. Susan Tan’s novel, Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire  has been chosen as St. Louis Public Library’s Fall 2018 Reading Pays – Pass It On! title. Meet Priscilla, “Cilla,” Lee-Jenkins! Soon to be a big sister, Cilla pushes hard…
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Check out a FLIP Kit!

Family Literacy Involvement Program (FLIP) is a program for kids birth through age 8 that offers parents resources to enhance family reading time. FLIP Kits are fun, interactive, free, and easy to use. Kits contain everything parents needs to lead their children in literacy-based learning experiences.  Divided into five age groups, Infant (0-18 months), Toddler…
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