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, Career Online High School, story times, STEM programming, summer and winter reading clubs, access to free online classes, and more. SLCL has recently renovated or replaced 18 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.
St. Louis County Library partnered with the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide emergency drive-thru diapers.
Library staff shelving materials after book drops reopened to the public on May 26.
Drive-thru meals from Operation Food Search were provided at select library locations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an effort to help bridge the digital divide and keep kids learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Louis County Library provided PBS Kids Playtime Pads, pre-loaded with educational content, at two local school districts. The devices provide accessible educational content, including video clips, songs, educational games and apps, without an internet connection.