Welcome to Youth Services!

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This program is in partnership with the University City Public Library.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Early Literacy Program
Birth - Age 5

Reading to your children is the best and easiest way to prepare them for school. Pick up a 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Packet at the Youth Services Desk to get started on this fun way of introducing your child to books. You may also download and print the Parent Letter, Log Sheets, and Sticker Reward Sheet from your computer.

Pre-loaded with educational games & apps, each with a different educational theme.
Ages 3 - 7.
7 day checkout.


   My First Library Card
   For ages 1-5.
   Check out Juvenile (Children's)
Audiobooks, & CDs.
   No Fines for late returns
   (at UCPL only).
    Parent/Guardian is responsible for lost or damaged items.

We are located on the north side of the 2nd floor of UCPL

We do our best to provide a child and family friendly environment for kids to discover the joys of books.

If you have any questions or concerns call us at 314-727-3150.

Our friendly staff is here to help you with your reading & research needs:

Ms. Erin (Erin Hood): Children's Librarian & Head of Youth Services
Ms. C: LIbrarian Assistant, Teen Volunteer Coordinator, & Webmaster
Stephanie: Librarian Assistant, Storytime, Outreach, & Prize Procurement
Amber:  Assistant & Graphic Novel Specialist
Matt: Assistant
Sue Anne: Assistant, Storytime, & Outreach