St. Louis County Library is a vital community resource, supporting literacy and partnering with other organizations to support and enrich our community. In addition to books and other library materials, we offer free programs and services including computer classes, small business assistance, job help, story times, STEM programming, summer and winter reading clubs, individualized help and more. SLCL has recently renovated or replaced 11 library branches as part of the Your Library Renewed campaign. Upgrades include colorful children’s areas with a family restrooms, quiet reading rooms, comfortable seating, private study rooms, teen spaces, updated community meeting rooms and more.
A father reads with his children at a recent author event with YA writer Shannon Hale at SLCL.
Coding 101 teaches kids basic programming skills. At the end of the 8-week session kids take home a free Chrome book.
The Born to Read program makes sure every baby born in St. Louis County receives a library card. The program provides new parents at participating hospitals and clinics with a bag containing a free book, early literacy information, a library card and other items.
SLCL has teamed up with Operation Food Search for the past four years to provide summer lunches to kids at select library branches throughout the County.