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.

May
26
Thu
Youth Summer – Teen Take and Make Available
May 26 all-day

Grab a Take and Make kit from the library! This summer’s kits for teens are:

Bath Bombs – Relax at Home
Bake & a Book – Dinosaur Edition
Miniature Masterpieces – Library Art Showcase
STL Selfie Bingo – Bonus prize for silliest photos!

Jun
2
Thu
Martika Daniels Fire Eating & Stunt Show
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

With over a decade of sideshow entertainment industry experience, Martika Daniels is one of the most in-demand sideshow performers in the Midwest. Fusing Fire Eating, Circus Performance, and Interactive Stunts, this Teen-centered program is sure to be an experience to remember!

Join us as we proudly present The Martika Show in the courtyard of University United Methodist Church on June 2 at 6:30 p.m.

Jun
7
Tue
Youth Summer – Family Night
Jun 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join Youth Services in the courtyard of the former University United Methodist church at the corner of Trinity and Washington Aves for a wet and wacky Family Fun Night! The littles can play water games while the older kids can dunk on Ms Erin at Water Balloon Basketball. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. on June 7. Can’t wait to see you there!

Jun
8
Wed
Adult Summer Reading Keynote Kickoff with Melody Jue
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Help us kick off our Secrets of the Deep Adult Summer Reading Program at 7 p.m. ONLINE. Melody Jue is an associate professor of English at UC Santa Barbara working across the fields of ocean humanities, science fiction, science studies, and media theory. Her lecture “Diving into Reading” will explore themes of experiencing culture and the arts through water and prepare us for a summer of reading!

Most of the Adult Summer Reading programs will take place online and all are free and open to all. Email reference@ucitylibrary.org to receive an email invitation to the Zoom event. Each event will also be live-streamed to UCPL’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Jun
9
Thu
Youth Summer – Teen Game Night
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

June 9 is the night we bring out the VR headsets, the projector, the Switch, and the snacks! Its a laid back hang out with plenty of digital fun. See you at 6:30 p.m.!

Jun
13
Mon
Orcs & Aliens Book Group
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of We Are Satellites by Sarah Pinsker at 7 p.m. Monday, June 13 ONLINE. For information on joining the Zoom meeting, email reference@ucitylibrary.org.

Jun
16
Thu
Youth Summer – Teen Take and Make Available
Jun 16 all-day

Grab a Take and Make kit from the library! This summer’s kits for teens are:

Bath Bombs – Relax at Home
Bake & a Book – Dinosaur Edition
Miniature Masterpieces – Library Art Showcase
STL Selfie Bingo – Bonus prize for silliest photos!

Jun
21
Tue
Read the Classics Book Group
Jun 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 21 ONLINE for an in-depth discussion of Katherine Anne Porter’s debut novel, Ship of Fools. For information on joining the Zoom meeting, email reference@ucitylibrary.org.

Jun
22
Wed
UCity Book Group
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 22 ONLINE for a discussion of The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, a National Book Award-finalist by Deesha Philyaw. Email reference@ucitylibrary.org for an invitation to the Zoom event.

Jun
28
Tue
Youth Summer – The Spirit of Angela West African Dance
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Spirit of Angela brings the rhythms and stories of West African Dance and Drum to the courtyard of the former University United Methodist church on June 28 at 6:30 p.m. This exciting edutainment presentation combines music, dance, and story. Can’t wait to see you there!