Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Richard Ford, author of "Canada," is one of five authors who will speak at libraries in St. Charles and St. Louis counties and St. Louis city.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford will come to St. Louis in March as one of the authors featured in Read Saint Louis, a community initiative created by the St. Louis City and St. Louis County Library systems to encourage reading and discussion. Leaders of the area library systems met at Kathryn Linnemann Library branch to kick off Read Saint Louis 2013 on Tuesday. Five authors will speak at libraries in the area this year. "The Read Saint Louis program helps to promote literacy by providing fun reading and exciting experiences," said Jim Brown, director of the St. Charles City-County Library District. St. Charles City-County Library system is participating in Read Saint Louis for a second time and will host author Laura …
Friday, February 24, 2012
The Library Foundation's early-opening event has been pushed back because of construction delays.
March 1 won't be the early opening of the new Spencer Road Library. Because of construction delays related to the completion of the library, the sneak-peak preimier event won't happen on the scheduled date. Weather conditions are not favorable to allow asphalt to be poured for the parking area, and without the parking lot being completed the building can't receive its occupancy permit that will allow the St. Charles City-County Library District to open the building to the public. The Library Foundation will announce a new date for the event once the contractor is able to begin the asphalt work. Tickets purchased for the March 1 event will be honored for the new VIP Premiere date. Tickets are still available for the event and can be …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The St. Charles City-County Library will host author Deborah Hopkinson and St. Louis illustrator John Hendrix.
The St. Charles City-County Library is participating for the first time this year in theRead St. Louis initiative, which is an initiative developed by St. Louis County Library and St. Louis Public Library to encourage St. Louisans to read and discuss books. The initiative, which first launched in 2009, features different books and authors each year. St. Charles City-County Library will join the other libraries this year in hosting events showcasing the featured authors and their work. Maggie Preiss, St. Charles City-County Library’s director of children's resources and marketing, said that this year, the St. Louis County Library and St. Louis Public Library invited the library system to participate. “We are very excited about it,” Preiss …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
The old version of the Spencer Road Branch of the St. Charles City-County Library District is being torn down as the new version nears its opening day.
The new version of the Spencer Road Branch of the St. Charles City-County Library District is nearly ready to open. In the mean time, the old version is nearly gone. Workers began tearing down the old building this week. The building has been gutted and walls are coming down. Crews arrived early Thursday morning ready to continue the desconstruction of the building. Library officals said the old building is expected to be completely torn down by the end of the week. The new building should be open in early 2012.
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Kids can join a Lego club, brown-bag a lunch or catch a movie — all at their local library.
Check out the wide variety of children's programming available at the St. Charles City-County Library District's branch libraries in June. Keep in mind that many of these programs have limits on the numbers of participants. Register early! Check with the individual libraries for more information. NORTH COUNTY BRANCH, PORTAGE DES SIOUX KATHRYN LINNEMANN BRANCH, ST. CHARLES KISKER ROAD BRANCH, ST. CHARLES MCCLAY BRANCH, ST. CHARLES SPENCER ROAD BRANCH, ST. PETERS MIDDENDORF-KREDELL BRANCH, O'FALLON DEER RUN BRANCH, O'FALLON LIBRARY EXPRESS AT WINGHAVEN, O'FALLON CORPORATE PARKWAY BRANCH, WENTZVILLE LIBRARY EXPRESS AT DISCOVERY VILLAGE, WENTZVILLE BOONE'S TRAIL BRANCH, NEW MELLE SOUTH COUNTY BRANCH, AUGUSTA