ABCmouse.com now offered at St. Louis Public Library

St. Louis Public Library now offers free access to ABCmouse.com for Libraries in all of our locations. Winner of numerous awards from national education, parent and media organizations, ABCmouse.com offers a highly engaging, expert-designed curriculum for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten and beyond. With more than 5,000 individual learning activities, 650 lessons and more than 300 online books,…

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Streaming Music Comes to SLPL

St. Louis Public Library is proud to announce that you can now stream five hours of music per day through the Library’s Freegal Music service. In addition to having streaming access to over 13 million songs, you can also download up to five songs per week. Downloaded songs are yours to keep: you can listen…

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St. Louis Public Library October’s Authors @ Your Library

St. Louis Public Library’s October’s Authors @ Your Library presents Richard Garey, Angela Barnes, Ridley Pearson, Bob Brody, Dennis Minner and Another Author Shout Out! Actor and Mark Twain impersonator Richard Garey will discuss and read from his new book, “Hannibal at the Door” on October 5 at 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1301 Olive…

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St. Louis Public Library’s Not So Quiet! Concert Series welcomes Kim Massie

St. Louis Public Library’s Not So Quiet! Concert Series welcomes Kim Massie on September 21 at 7 p.m. on the steps of Central Library, 1301 Olive Street. The free, outdoor concert concludes the summer lineup for the LIVE ON OLIVE series. Kim Massie is one of the most recognizable vocalists in the Midwest. This proud…

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Shakespeare in the Streets performs Sept. 15-17 at Central Library

The 6th annual Shakespeare in the Streets’ production “Blow, Winds,” a play artfully adapted from William Shakespeare’s “King Lear,” will be performed at 8 p.m. on September 15, 16 and 17 on the front steps of the St. Louis Public Library’s Central Library, 1301 Olive Street.  Central Library will remain open until 7 p.m. on September…

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Two-Minute Film Festival

Calling all young aspiring filmmakers! Make us a movie! More like a Two-Minute Film. Inspired by any book from our youth catalog, create an original short film under two minutes using animated, stop-motion or live-action and submit it to St. Louis Public Library’s Two-Minute Film Festival.  The festival is open to anyone 17 years of…

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SLPL and Operation Food Search provided summer lunch to area children

St. Louis Public Library and Operation Food Search partnered together this summer to provide free lunches to area children. Together, SLPL and OFS provided 4,043 lunches from June through August. Meals were provided for kids during the lunch hour, every weekday at five SLPL locations. According to Operation Food Search, One in four children in the St. Louis…

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Total Solar Eclipse

On August 21, the continental United States will witness the first solar eclipse since 1979. The last total eclipse in St. Louis was in 1442! The eclipse should be an amazing spectacle and an important scientific event. You can find information and resources about this event here. St. Louis Public Library will hold viewing events…

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St. Louis Public Library’s Not So Quiet! Live On Olive welcomes Rearview Mirror-a tribute to Pearl Jam

As iconic as The Doors, as complicated as Steely Dan, as underrated as Harry Nilsson – Pearl Jam is the undisputed champion of the 1990 Grunge bands. That is what makes a band like Rearview Mirror-a Tribute to Pearl Jam so special. Every note must be perfect, each song a tribute unto itself. St. Louis…

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