Friends With Benefits

Young Friends of the St. Louis Public Library are looking for Friends With Benefits. Join us on February 10 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street, for  a Friday night pregame at featuring food and drinks. It’s fun. It’s hot. It’s casual. And it’s for anyone with a fear of commitment. Nothing…

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Larry Wilmore and ’Steppin’ into Higher Ed’ highlight SLPL’s Black History Month events

The St. Louis Public Library presents two featured events highlighting the Library’s 2017 Black History Month celebration. SLPL will host featured speaker Larry Wilmore on Sunday, February 12 at 2 p.m. at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street. Wilmore is an Emmy Award-winning producer, actor, comedian, writer and former host of “The Nightly Show” on Comedy Central. He…

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SLPL celebrates Black History Month with ‘The Crisis in Black Education’

The St. Louis Public Library is proud to celebrate Black History Month 2017 with a full calendar of events and programming honoring the achievements and bringing awareness to the struggles of African-Americans. Throughout the month of February, Library Branches will hold programs focusing on this year’s national theme, “The Crisis in Black Education.” The programs…

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St. Louis Public Library Foundation Elects New Board Leadership

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Public Library Foundation has elected Lawrence K. Otto, Missouri President for U.S. Bank, as chair; Andreas Wolf, Vice President and General Manager at Young Dental, to serve as vice-chair; Deborah J. Patterson, retired President of the Monsanto Fund, as secretary; and Lee Rodgers, President at Select Publications, as treasurer.…

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Reading Pays – Pass it On! With Neil Swaab

Neil Swaab’s illustrated novel, The Secrets to Ruling School (Without Even Trying), is the feature of Reading Pays—Pass It On! this fall. Kids in Grades 3-6 can pick up a free copy of The Secrets to Ruling School (Without Even Trying) at any St. Louis Public Library, while supplies last. Middle school life coach Max Corrigan can guide…

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Central To Your World Campaign For Central Library Exceeds Goal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:     FEBRUARY 26, 2016 RELEASED FOR:  ST. LOUIS PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION FOR MORE INFO:  ELIZABETH REEVES / 314.340.2403 / ereeves@slplfoundation.org   FOR IMMEDIATE  RELEASE                                                                                        February 26, 2016   ANDREW CARNEGIE’S VISION CONTINUES: ST. LOUIS PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION ENDS CENTRAL TO YOUR WORLD CAPITAL CAMPAIGN St. Louis, MO… The St. Louis…

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St. Louis Public Library and Pi Pizzeria announce results of “Bookmark” Promotion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2016 LOUIS PUBLIC LIBRARY AND PI PIZZERIA ANNOUNCE RESULTS FROM LIMITED EDITION “THE BOOKMARK” PIZZA PROMOTION IN CELEBRATION OF LIBRARY’S 150TH ANNIVERSARY   St. Louis, MO… The St. Louis Public Library and Pi Pizzeria are proud to announce the results from the limited edition “The Bookmark” Pizza promotion that occurred…

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Stranger Than Fiction Raises Funds for Library Programs

SLPL Foundation Raises $188,540 for St. Louis Public Library Fairytale-themed Event draws 400-Plus Library Supporters ST. LOUIS –The St. Louis Public Library Foundation hosted 400-plus Library supporters at downtown’s Central Library November 21st for its 2015 fall fundraiser, Stranger Than Fiction: Into the Woods. (photo captions below.) A total of $188,540 was raised to support literacy programs…

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A Taste of Fiction – A Must-Read, Must-Eat Event

For more information, contact: John A. Koniak Office: (314) 539-0305 jkoniak@slpl.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                      January 27, 2015   ST. LOUIS PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION PRESENTS SPRING FUNDRAISER—A Taste of Fiction: A Must-Read, Must-Eat Event   St. Louis, MO… The St. Louis Public Library Foundation is proud to bring back a unique fundraising event to kick…

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