Homeless Population Increases at Downtown LibraryExecutive Director Waller McGuire says typically more than 20 percent of the people at the downtown library appear to be homeless - sometimes more.
Health Director Clears Out Homeless Park Citing Fears of Rats, FleasA downtown park popular with the homeless -- drawing complaints from neighbors -- was declared a nuisance due in part to an infestation of rats and fleas.
Top Upcoming Exhibits For Kids In St. LouisInspire your kids' sense of wonder and imagination with these kid-friendly exhibits around the city.
Charlie Brennan - January 9 - Dennis Northcott on History of Your Home; Mo. State Rep. Keith English; Mouth Trumpeter Victoria Vox; and Weight Loss Contestant Dr. Bob FarmerCharlie and Debbie talk with Dennis Northcott about learning the history of your home; Charlie talks with Mo. State Rep. Keith English about banning energy drinks from food stamp use; with "Mouth Trumpeter" Victoria Vox; and with Weight Loss Contestant 4, Dr. Bob Farmer.
Christ Church Cathedral Dean: Culture of Violence Needs to Be AddressedA homeless man was stabbed to death outside the central library in downtown St. Louis yesterday morning after an altercation, across the street from Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral.
Man Fatally Stabbed Outside Downtown LibraryPolice believe they know who stabbed a man to death outside the main library in downtown St. Louis late this morning, but they haven't found him yet.
Top Summer Reading Events For Kids In St. LouisHow can you encourage kids to maintain their reading habit during their vacation months? Here are several ideas to make reading fun this summer in St. Louis.
Kevin Killeen's Whole 'nother Story -- Temple of Books
Charlie Brennan - Wednesday, May 8th - Brentwood MO Received Lowest Rating from State AuditorrCharlie talks with Mo.State Auditor Tom Schweich; with Historian/Constitutional Scholar Richard Beeman; with Cass Gilbert Authority Sharon Irish; with Hip Hop Chess Federation Founder Adisa Banjoko; and with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon.
St. Louis Public Library Accepts Food Instead of FinesIts the fifth year the library has accepted canned food donations in lieu of fine payments.
Top Book Clubs To Join In St. LouisCan 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.
Monsanto Donates 1/2 Million to Downtown Library Monsanto Senior Vice President, Jan Holloway said the St. Louis Public Library is an important community resource, and we are proud to play a role in its future.”