In Ferguson, when local schools delayed opening due to the riots, the library created an ad-hoc school with grade-appropriate programs staffed by volunteers and teachers.
Part of the effort to save the old branch of the Lewis & Clark library in north St. Louis County was to keep the historic stained glass windows depicting the westward journey of Lewis & Clark from being destroyed, as well.
City officials shut down a 9-year-old’s “free little library” a week after he set it up on his front lawn because it violated an ordinance.
Mizzou begins their moldy cleanup by renting a former design showroom to store about 600,000 books to be cleaned and restored.
A northwest Iowa library is displaying what staff believe are original World War I-era posters hidden for decades in the building’s attic.
A man convicted of setting a fire that caused $1 million in damage to the University of Missouri’s Ellis Library has been granted permission by a federal judge to represent himself during sentencing and a possible appeal.
Some three million items, from books to computers, are being moved back into the building
Can you think of a better way to spend the summer than relaxing with a good book? St. Louis has a multitude of sources for the literature lover who is looking for the right book to read and book club with which to share his or her reading interests. So, join a club and get lost in a good book.
System-wide slate of activities this weekend to mark centennial.
Between 1,200 to 1,500 library books were lost.