Welcome to Youth Services

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Celebrate the season with crafts, games, & treats.
Friday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m.
2018 Summer Reading Program

439 Readers and 99 Volunteers read a total of 10,753.75 hours.
157 Readers
completed 24 hours+ to become OUTSTANDING READERS.
42 Preschoolers listened to a total of 1745 books.
99 Teen Volunteers from 28 different schools worked 1450 hours.

Now at UCPL
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.  
Tablets Just for Kids 3 - 7

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



My First Library Card
For ages 1-5.
Check out Juvenile (Children's) Books, 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 second 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 or email: kyoung@ucitylibrary.org

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

Ms. Karen (Karen Young): Children's Librarian & Youth Services Department Head
Ms. C: Senior LIbrarian Assistant & Webmaster
Stephanie: Librarian Assistant, Storytime, Outreach, & Prize Procurement
Amber:  Assistant & Graphic Novel Specialist
Matt: Assistant
Sue Anne: Assistant, Storytime, & Outreach