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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St. Louis Public Library Foundation to Host Biannual ‘Stranger Than Fiction: When Words Collide’ Fundraiser

The St. Louis Public Library Foundation will host its literary-themed fundraiser, Stranger Than Fiction: When Words Collide, celebrating the golden era of science fiction on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The intergalactic celebration will be held at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., and will offer stellar fare by Butler’s Pantry, signature…

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Board of Directors – July 10, 2017

In attendance were John Dubinsky, President, presiding; Jacque Land, Nina North-Murphy, Keith Savage, Thomas F. Schlafly, David Sweeney, and Vince Volpe. Also present were Executive Director Waller McGuire and staff members Walter Coleman, Tiffany Davis, Cathy Heimberger, Chiquetta Hunter, William Jackson, Kathy Leitle, Jen Ohzourk, Justin Struttmann, and Ed Witkowski; John Fox Arnold, Lashly &…

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