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Searching for Sailors Searching for Sailors

By SLPL_Genealogy
It’s relatively simple to search for sailors in training in the 1940 federal population census. In the bottom right corner of the Ancestry…
It’s relatively simple to search for sailors in training in the 1940 federal population census. In the bottom right corner of the Ancestry…
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Lighthouse Keepers Lighthouse Keepers

By SLPL_Genealogy
The loneliest guy around probably isn’t the Maytag repairman: he’s probably a lighthouse keeper. It’s relatively simple, though, to search…
The loneliest guy around probably isn’t the Maytag repairman: he’s probably a lighthouse keeper. It’s relatively simple, though, to search…
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A neo-impressionist and a social… A neo-impressionist and a social…

By SLPL_FineArts
Now that we have your attention, are you wondering what the two artists have in common? If you are thinking of Georges Seurat and Diego…
Now that we have your attention, are you wondering what the two artists have in common? If you are thinking of Georges Seurat and Diego…
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Playdate Theater Presents: A Christmas… Playdate Theater Presents: A Christmas Carol

By SLPL_LibraryParents
Did you know that you and your family can attend free plays at the St. Louis Public Library? Almost every month, the Central Library hosts “Play Date Theater” where actors put on live performances designed for the whole family, but focused on the short attention span of young…
Did you know that you and your family can attend free plays at the St. Louis Public Library? Almost every month, the Central Library hosts…
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The Missouri Botanical Garden The Missouri Botanical Garden

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

By SLPL_LibraryParents
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…
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…
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You’ve Got Homework, We’ve Got Helpers! You’ve Got Homework, We’ve Got Helpers!

By SLPL_LibraryParents
The St. Louis Public Library has more to offer than just books and websites to help with student’s homework. We have Homework 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;…
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Week of the Young Child Week of the Young Child

By SLPL_LibraryParents
The Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC),…
The Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC),…
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Introducing Vocabulary to Young Readers Introducing Vocabulary to Young Readers

By SLPL_LibraryParents
An early literacy component for young children is vocabulary, or knowing the meanings of words. Babies and young children take in…
An early literacy component for young children is vocabulary, or knowing the meanings of words. Babies and young children take in…
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Scribble, Explore - Let's Go! Scribble, Explore - Let's Go!

By SLPL_LibraryParents
Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play: Help Your Child Gain the Early Literacy Skills Needed Before Starting Kindergarten A common question that…
Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play: Help Your Child Gain the Early Literacy Skills Needed Before Starting Kindergarten A common question that…
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Putting the "A" Back in "STEM" Putting the "A" Back in "STEM"

By SLPL_LibraryParents
Many have heard of the term STEM when referring to educational projects or programs that focus on the importance of science, technology,…
Many have heard of the term STEM when referring to educational projects or programs that focus on the importance of science, technology,…
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Look Who's Talking with Sign Language Look Who's Talking with Sign Language

By SLPL_LibraryParents
Before they are capable of speech, babies begin communicating with gestures. A great way to benefit from this tendency is to introduce…
Before they are capable of speech, babies begin communicating with gestures. A great way to benefit from this tendency is to introduce…
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Full STEAM Fun Every Monday at… Full STEAM Fun Every Monday at…

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

By SLPL_LibraryParents
Hoopla is a free streaming and digital content app that allows St. Louis Public Library cardholders  to borrow movies,  music, audiobooks,…
Hoopla is a free streaming and digital content app that allows St. Louis Public Library cardholders  to borrow movies,  music, audiobooks,…
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Celebrating the Life and Work of Julius… Celebrating the Life and Work of Julius…

By SLPL_LibraryParents
"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…
"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…
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