2017 Not So Quiet! Concert Series Lineup

Not So Quiet! returns this year for its 10th season as St. Louis Public Library’s free concert series. This is a free, all-ages concert series. Seating is first come-first served, no reservations required. All concerts are held at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street. Call 314-539-0347 for more information. Check the SLPL events calendar for more details about…

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Not So Quiet! welcomes the George Sams Experience featuring Shirley LeFlore

Not So Quiet! returns this month for its 10th season as St. Louis Public Library’s free concert series. In celebrate of Black History Month, the Library is proud to present a truly unique and poignant group that embraces the spirit of harmony, good will and great spoken word performance art. The George Sams Experience featuring…

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Star Light, Star Bright

Have you ever wanted to see the night sky through a telescope? Have you wanted to use one yourself? Then join us on February 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street, for a free training and viewing session conducted by amateur astronomers from the St. Louis Astronomical Society. Using a telescope is easier than you might…

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Architecture Around the World’ series

Join us this month as the St. Louis Public Library presents “Unraveling the Mysteries of Theodore Link’s Architectural Practice" on February 28 at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street. The discussion kicks off the first of the 2017 Architecture Around the World series jointly sponsored by SLPL, the Steedman Architectural Library and the local chapter of…

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Get Connected

St. Louis Public Library is happy to announce training sessions on our Downloadables. “Get Connected: eBooks, Movies, Music and More!” is scheduled at locations throughout the Library system. Come by for a “drop-in” training session where technology staff can provide you with one-on-one help accessing the Library’s excellent collection of downloadable materials. With a valid…

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SLPL and MHC present the annual Veterans Writing Workshops

The 4th annual Veterans Writing Workshops, which coincide with the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into World War I, kicks off this month at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street. Now more than ever, veterans’ stories should be told. America has seen its longest stint of wartime over the last decade and a half, and fewest Americans have directly…

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12 Things You Should Know About Your St. Louis Public Library

Think you know all there is about the Library? We guarantee you’ll be surprised by at least one of these facts about the St. Louis Public Library. 1.) A million of anything is great! Every time you need a book, CD, movie or video game, the best place to check first is the catalog at slpl.org. With…

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Hockey memorabilia: Two exhibits, one weekend

The National Hockey League Centennial Fan Arena is coming to St. Louis February 3 through 5. The exhibit will be outside Central Library on Olive Street in between 13th and 14th Streets. The Centennial exhibit coincides with the St. Louis Blues celebrating their 50th season and the St. Louis Public Library’s “50 Years of Blood,…

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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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An update on the ransomware attack

As of today, Monday, January 30, all St. Louis Public Library technology used by patrons has been restored to service after having been interrupted by a ‘ransomware’ attack on January 19.  We were able to restore the ability to check out materials on January 20, and began making “reservable” computers - the hundreds of computers…

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