Your Library Podcast S1E1: Step For Fitness

https://soundcloud.com/yourlibrarypodcast/your-library-podcast-s1e1?in=yourlibrarypodcast/sets/your-library-podcast-season-1 Every Tuesday a group of dancers comes together for Step for Fitness at Schlafly Library. This modern step-dance class has been happening at the library for over a decade, and a close-knit group of regulars shows up each week for exercise, fellowship, and fun. Many of these dancers describe the group as a family, but…
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Live Looping at Central

Regulars to Creative Experience know Thomas Park as a helpful staff person who works in Creative Experience most Tuesdays and Fridays. A Public Technology Assistant who has worked at The Library for nearly 10 years, Thomas is also an artist and musician. Last Tuesday, those roles merged as he presented a live looping performance and…
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SLIFF Kids Film Camps

And...action! Today, a murder mystery unfolded in the Center for the Reader. Upstairs, an action-drama played out. Teens directed and recorded the scenes, following the actors—also teens—with large cameras and boom mics. This is the second week of the sixth annual SLIFF Kids film camps, which Cinema St. Louis hosts in Creative Experience every summer…
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Studio One

If you’ve logged into one of the Pods in Creative Experience or used the Recording Room lately, you might have noticed an addition to the audio software offerings. Creative Experience recently added Studio One 3 Professional, thanks to a generous donation from PreSonus. Studio One is a versatile digital audio workstation with recording and mixing…
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New Virtual Reality programs

Creative Experience has offered virtual reality programming using the library's HTC-Vive headset since fall 2016. This winter and spring, we present two new programs: Virtual Nature Experience (all ages)  offers participants of all ages an opportunity to relax, de-stress, explore, and create your own worlds in the stunningly immersive environments of Nature Treks VR, using…
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Jake of All Trades

Jacob L.E. Oliver is a visual artist, poet, and musician. He lives a couple of blocks away from Central and is a regular in Creative Experience, coming at least a few days a week to work on digital art or music. “There are too many resources in this place to just do one thing,” he…
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