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Mo Willems, Author and Illustrator

Most preschoolers (and a lot of people who are older than that) would know him for his books about a pigeon and for his beginning reader…

The Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a place where one can truly engage all of the five senses. With breathtaking scenery, botanical perfumes…

Explora

Looking for a research paper topic? Explora For Kids is an easy-to-use database perfect for students! Whether you are looking to find a…

You’ve Got Homework, We’ve Got Helpers!

The St. Louis Public Library has more to offer than just books and websites to help with student’s homework. We have Homework Helpers;…

Week of the Young Child

The Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC),…

Introducing Vocabulary to Young Readers

An early literacy component for young children is vocabulary, or knowing the meanings of words. Babies and young children take in…

Shakespeare is for Everyone

Did you know that you and your family can attend free plays at the St. Louis Public Library? Every month, the Central Library hosts “Play…

Scribble, Explore - Let's Go!

Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play: Help Your Child Gain the Early Literacy Skills Needed Before Starting Kindergarten A common question that…

Putting the "A" Back in "STEM"

Many have heard of the term STEM when referring to educational projects or programs that focus on the importance of science, technology,…

Look Who's Talking with Sign Language

Before they are capable of speech, babies begin communicating with gestures. A great way to benefit from this tendency is to introduce…

Full STEAM Fun Every Monday at…

If science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics are spokes on the wheel of STEAM-centered learning, the axle they rotate around…

Hoopla for Kids

Hoopla is a free streaming and digital content app that allows St. Louis Public Library cardholders  to borrow movies,  music, audiobooks,…

Celebrating the Life and Work of Julius…

"I write because the lives of all of us are stories.  If enough of those stories are told, then perhaps we will begin to see that our…

SLPL's FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team…

St. Louis Public Library’s FIRST LEGO League team, the Master Builders, celebrated their rookie year in 2017. The Master Builders…
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