Check Out Our Upcoming Events!

Missouri CLAIM Counselors Are Here for You!

Tuesdays from 1-3:30pm - Starting again in January 2017!

CLAIM is the Missouri State Health Insurance Assistance Program. Trained counselors provide free, unbiased advocacy, education and assistance to people with Medicare and those who help them to make informed decisions about Medicare and related health insurance needs. Our goal is to provide local counselors to help you get the most from your Medicare benefits.
Drop by any Tuesday from 1-3:30; but best to call for an appt. at 314-250-3464.  Counseling can also be obtained via telephone assistance by calling CLAIM at 800-390-3330.
Computer Class - Intro to Computers

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 @ 2:30 p.m.

Learn computer basics and how to use the mouse. Computer classes are free and do not require registration. All classes last an hour. Advanced classes require comfort working with computers and the Internet.
Readings in History

Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m.
 
Join us for a lively discussion of Rick Perlstein's The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan at 7 p.m. All are welcome!
Computer Class - Intro to the Internet

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 @ 2:30 p.m.

Intro to the Internet: Learn how to find info using search engines. Computer classes are free and do not require registration. All classes last an hour.
Closed for Mother's Day

Sunday, May 14, 2017

The library will be closed for Mother's Day.
Computer Class - Web Email Accounts

Wednesday, May 17 at 2:30 p.m.

Sign up for a free email account and learn the basics.  Computer classes are free and do not require registration.  All classes last an hour.
Health Screening

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - Registration is 9:00 - 10:30 am

Volunteer doctors and nurses from Health Protection and Education Services will be in the library today conducting free health screenings. Screenings check heart, liver, kidney, cholesterol, skin, teeth, and more! No advance registration is required, but spots fill up quickly, so attendees may want to arrive promptly at 9am. For more information, email info@hpes-stl.org or call the library at 314-727-3150.
Friends of the Library Trivia Night

Saturday, May 20 — Doors are at 6:30 p.m., Questions start at 7 p.m.

 
The Friends of the University City Public Library’s popular Trivia Night is back! Join us Saturday, May 20. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the first question will be posed at 7 p.m. Tables for 8 are $160, or come by yourself and meet new friends — an individual admission is $20. Prizes, great food, and fun are promised. Trivia Night is a fundraiser to support Friends’ programs for the library. Register at the Library in person or calling 314-727-3150. 
 
Thinking Money Opening Reception

Tuesday, May 23 from 6-8 p.m.; artist talk at 7 p.m.
 
Join us for an opening reception for Thinking Money, an interactive family-friendly exhibition focused on financial literacy, and Thinking Money: Piggy Banks, a portrait series featuring UCPL friends, family and patrons, by local photographer Kristi Foster. Foster will discuss her project in an artist talk at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to all.

Thinking Money is funded by a grant from the American Library Association and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. Both exhibits will be on display in The Gallery through June 24.
Computer Class - Intro to Word 2013

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 2:30 p.m.

Intro to Word 2013: Learn Word 2013 Basics. Computer classes are free and do not require registration. All classes last an hour.
U City Book Group

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7 p.m.
 

Join us for a lively discussion of Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to all.
Mad City Money

Thursday, May 25 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium
 
Teens are invited to join us in Mad City Money, an interactive program that challenges participants to create a realistic budget based on real-world situations and learn some helpful financial skills along the way. This 90-minute program is presented by the University of Missouri-St. Louis' Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education in conjunction with the Thinking Money exhibition in the Gallery. Free and open to all!

Thinking Money is funded by a grant from the American Library Association and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
 
Memorial Day Run

Monday, May 29, 7:30 a.m.

The Memorial Day Run benefits The GreenCenter, U City in Bloom and the University City Public library.  Register or volunteer online for this great community event.

Closed for Memorial Day

Monday, May 29, 2017

The library will be closed for Memorial Day.
Computer Class - Digital Library Resources

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.

Learn how to use the many digital resources available through the library.  Computer classes are free and do not require registration.  All classes last an hour.
Talking to Your Kids About Money

Wednesday, May 31 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium
 
Parents and caregivers of young children are invited to attend this moderated discussion focusing on how to introduce the ideas of saving money and making a budget to their children. Meanwhile, their children will participate in a story time focused on saving, and each child will go home with a book of their own! This program is presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in conjunction with the Thinking Money exhibition in the Gallery.

The program is free and open to all, though registration is required.

Thinking Money is funded by a grant from the American Library Association and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
 
Historical Society of University City - Lecture


Sunday, June 4, 2017, 2:00 p.m.


The Historical Society of Unversity City presents Genevieve Cortinovis of the St. Louis Art Museum giving a talk Reigning Men on men's wear from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries.

Computer Class - Safe Web Surfing

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.

Learn how to avoid scams, evaluate news stories, and keep your information secure online.  Computer classes are free and do not require registration.  All classes last an hour.
Figuring Out How to Pay for College

Wednesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium
 
This interactive and informational program will help teens and their parents understand the FAFSA, financial aid sources, and how to put together the puzzle of paying for college. The program is presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in conjunction with the Thinking Money exhibition in the Gallery. The program is free and open to all.

Thinking Money is funded by a grant from the American Library Association and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
 
Readings in History


Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7 p.m.


Join us for thoughtful discussion of Julia Baird's Victoria the Queen. We'll also have copies of next month's title. All are welcome!

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