Calendar

Check here for all of the upcoming events at UCPL. If you have questions about any of them, give us a call at 314-727-3150.

Jun
3
Mon
Online Author Visit: Matt Shindell
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

You’re invited to come learn alongside Matt Shindell, National Air and Space Museum Curator, as he introduces viewers to historical figures who have made sense of Mars and its secrets, in an online discussion of the book For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet on Monday, June 3 at 1 p.m. via digital live-stream.

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Jun
13
Thu
Online Author Visit: Freida McFadden
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a free online visit from the queen of plot twists, bestselling author Freida McFadden, as she chats about writing psychological thrillers and her mega-bestselling hit The Housemaid series on Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m.

The third installment in the series, The Housemaid Is Watching, continues to follow Millie Calloway. She used to clean other people’s houses—now, she can’t believe this new home is actually hers. The charming kitchen, the quiet cul-de-sac, the huge yard where her kids can play. She and her husband saved for years to give their children the life they deserve.

Even though she’s wary of their new neighbor, Mrs. Lowell when she invites them over for dinner, it’s their chance to make friends, so they accept the invitation. Mrs. Lowell’s maid opens the door wearing a white apron, her hair in a tight bun. Millie knows exactly what it’s like to be in her shoes. But the maid’s cold stare gives her chills…

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Jun
20
Thu
Online Author Visit: Tiffany Jewell
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us online at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 20 as New York Times bestselling author Tiffany Jewell highlights the inequities Black and Brown students face from preschool through college as she presents lessons and knowledge from her new book Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School.

From preschool to higher education and everything in between, Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School focuses on the experiences Black and Brown students face as a direct result of the racism built into schools across the United States.

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Jul
15
Mon
Orcs & Aliens Book Group
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of Son of the Storm by Suyi Davies Okungbowa at 7 p.m. Monday, July 15 in the UCPL makerspace. Email Kara at kkrekeler@ucitylibrary.org for more info.

Aug
12
Mon
Orcs & Aliens Book Group
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of Goliath by Tochi Onyebuchi at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12 in the UCPL makerspace. Email Kara at kkrekeler@ucitylibrary.org for more info.