St. Louis Public Library’s opens new exhibit, STL Symphony: 50 Years at Powell Hall

St. Louis Public Library's new free exhibit “STL Symphony: 50 Years at Powell Hall," on display January 16 through March 17 at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street, celebrates the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s last 50 years. The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is the second-oldest orchestra in the country, but it lacked a permanent home for most of…
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St. Louis Public Library celebrates Black History Month through month-long programming

The St. Louis Public Library celebrates Black History Month by hosting various programming throughout February, focusing on and honoring African-Americans in Times of War. SLPL’s Black History Month programming includes: On the Home Front: Victory Gardens February 1 4:30-6 p.m. Divoll, 4234 N. Grand Blvd. Learn about the importance of victory gardens on the home…
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SLPL’s Black History Month celebration to feature Rev. Jesse Jackson

The St. Louis Public Library is proud to celebrate Black History Month with featured speaker Reverend Jesse Jackson, for two special appearances on February 18 at Christ Church Cathedral, 1210 Locust Street. FOX 2’s Kim Hudson will interview Rev. Jackson about his life as a Civil Rights pioneer and his thoughts on the work yet…
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Board of Directors – November 13, 2017

In attendance were John Dubinsky, President, presiding; Alison Ferring, Jacque Land, Nina North-Murphy, Janet Rainford, Thomas Schlafly, and David Sweeney. Also present were Executive Director Waller McGuire and staff members Diane Freiermuth and Kathy Leitle; and John Fox Arnold, Lashly & Baer. The meeting was called to order at 5:15 p.m. by Mr. Dubinsky. Minutes…
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Board of Directors – September 27, 2017

In attendance were John Dubinsky, President, presiding; Alison Ferring, Jacque Land, Nina North-Murphy, Janet Rainford (via phone), Keith Savage, Thomas Schlafly, and David Sweeney. Also present were Executive Director Waller McGuire and staff members Kyle Criner, Tiffany Davis, Carrie Dietz, Jon Drakesmith, Diane Freiermuth, Cathy Heimberger, William Jackson, Charles Jefferson, Kathy Leitle, Brenda McDonald, Jen…
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St. Louis Public Library celebrates MLK by presenting a month of programming

In celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the St. Louis Public Library hosts several programs throughout January at various locations to recognize Dr. King’s amazing accomplishments. MLK 2018 Programs @Your Library includes displays, history mapping, book clubs, spoken word performances and much more. For a complete list of Library programs, go…
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St. Louis Public Library’s Not So Quiet! concert series welcomes Sadie Hawkins Day

The St. Louis Public Library invites you to share the holiday season with a concert for the whole family. Folk music quintet Sadie Hawkins Day will take the stage December 21 at 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street. Sisters Anne and Colleen Williamson, musician about town Dave Black, banjo man Dan Higgins, and…
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