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UCPL Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - March 12
In an effort to decrease risk to patrons and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the University City Public Library has taken the following actions, which are effective March 16, 2020 and will remain in effect until further notice.
  • Cancelled ALL programs (including storytimes)
  • Cancelled all room reservations
  • Cancelled outreach efforts by UCPL staff members
We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that everyone stays in good health.
Orcs & Aliens Book Group

Monday, July 13 at 7 p.m. ONLINE
 
Join us for a lively discussion of Arkady Martine's A Memory Called Empire at 7 p.m. online. For information on joining the Zoom meeting, email reference@ucitylibrary.org.
Big Book Challenge: Infinite Jest Book Discussion

Wednesday, July 22 at 7 p.m. ONLINE
 
Join us for an online discussion of David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, pages 321-662 (and associated endnotes!). Email reference@ucitylibrary.org for information on joining the Zoom meeting.
Big Book Challenge: Infinite Jest Book Discussion

Thursday, July 23 at 3 p.m. ONLINE
 
Join us for an online discussion of David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, pages 321-662 (and associated endnotes!). Email reference@ucitylibrary.org for information on joining the Zoom meeting.
Big Book Challenge: Parable of the Talents Q&A Session

Monday, July 27 at 7 p.m. ONLINE
 
Join us for an interactive online discussion with Washington University professor and Octavia Butler scholar Dr. Rebecca Wanzo. Dr. Wanzo will offer up insight on all things Parable of the Talents, and on Butler herself. Email reference@ucitylibrary.org for information on joining the Zoom session.
Big Book Challenge: Parable of the Talents Book Discussion

Wednesday, July 29 at 3 p.m.
 
Join us for an online discussion of Octavia Butler's Parable of the Talents, the second and final book in Butler's Earthseed Duology. Email reference@ucitylibrary.org for information on joining the Zoom meeting.
Orcs & Aliens Book Group

Monday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. ONLINE
 
Join us for a lively discussion of This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone at 7 p.m. online. For information on joining the Zoom meeting, email reference@ucitylibrary.org.
Big Book Challenge: Infinite Jest Book Discussion

Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. ONLINE
 
Join us for an online discussion of David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, pages 663-end (and associated endnotes!). Email reference@ucitylibrary.org for information on joining the Zoom meeting.
Big Book Challenge: Infinite Jest Book Discussion

Thursday, Aug. 27 at 3 p.m.
 
Join us for an online discussion of David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, pages 663-end (and associated endnotes!). Email reference@ucitylibrary.org for information on joining the Zoom meeting.
Closed for Labor Day


Monday, September 7, 2020 - All day


The library will be closed for Labor Day.

Closed for Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - All day

The library will be closed for Veterans Day.

Closed for Thanksgiving


Thursday & Friday, November 26, & 27, 2020 - all day


The library will be closed for Thanksgiving.