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The Influence of Kanye West

My personal favorite album of 2018, Ye, explores Kanye West's thoughts of murder and contemplates his life, career, and marriage.

Teen Review: American Street

“American Street” is one of the best novels for teens or anyone who enjoys books that touch you at both the emotional and story level.  It…

Tyler, The Creator's "Cherry Bomb" Is…

Opening with loud, messy, distorted production, "Cherry Bomb" is considered Tyler, The Creator’s most “experimental” album.   Most of the...

"The Bluest Eye," a Life Changing Read

The story takes place in Lorain, Ohio. Nine-year-old Claudia and her ten-year-old sister Frieda live with their parents, a tenant named…

Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" May Be…

With Frank’s storytelling of romance, drug addiction, and luxury, over Stevie Wonder style keyboard instrumentals and smooth, breezy…

Two YA Books You Should Read

"The Kissing Booth" is a good book.  It has some romance, drama and a hint of comedy.  There are best friends with rules they have to...

Q&A: Tyler, Teen Genealogy Researcher

Tyler has been using the books and databases at Central Library to research his family's history ever since his school visited on a field...

3 Manga Series You Should Be Reading

Manga is a style of comic book created in Japan and even in their English translations the books are read back to front, right to left, as…

Read It Forward:

St. Louis Public Library presents our spring 2018 Read It Forward with Nnedi Okorafor featuring her fantastic young adult novel “Akata…

Transitioning from High School Senior…

Congratulations High School seniors! You have officially hit your last semester of high school. This semester will past by quickly, which m…

Halloween ComicFest

Halloween ComicFest Receive a free comic book and participate in a comics-themed craft. Comics will be available for kids, teens and adults…

Read It Forward: Yaqui Delgado Wants to …

Read It Forward Award-winning Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina is the St. Louis Public Library’s fall 2017 Read It Forwar…

Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week! Meet local author DuEwa Frazier and Skype with G. Neri. DuEwa Frazier is a local author, educator and award nomin…

Connections: Voices of the People

Connections: Robert Burns and Paul Laurence Dunbar - Voices of the People  William Ray, multi-instrumentalist and Americana specialist, and…

Injustice 2 Tournament

Injustice 2 Tournament Saturday, September 23rd 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Central Library's Creative Experience Battle it out to determine who…

FIRST LEGO League

Become a member of the St. Louis Public Library’s FIRST LEGO® League team (up to 10 members, grades 4-8).  Learn how to build and program r…
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