“Becoming King: The Inspiration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr” panel discussion at Schlafly

Next Monday, January 15, will be the 89th anniversary of the birth of the most influential civil rights leader in American history, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year will also mark the 50th anniversary of his death. What trials and experiences formed this young man, whose name and memory are now celebrated as…
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Wizards of the Weird

This Halloween, get ready for a celebration of cinema at the Schlafly Library. Just in time for the St. Louis International Film Festival and the Contamination Pop Culture Festival, Wizards of the Weird celebrates short films in the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror genres. Each director will screen their films and then answer audience questions. Here…
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Staff Pick: Braiding Sweetgrass

Robin Wall Kimmerer, a Native American author, has a Ph.D. in Biology; she is also a professor and mother. Rooted in multiple places and identities, she weaves stories of family, students, Native Americans, plants, land and wigwams--and Native stories of origins and thanksgiving. Braiding Sweetgrass is a wonderfully human and earthy book that connects readers not only to earth, roots and Native respect…
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