Welcome to Adult Services!


Your one-stop shop for all the cool programs UCPL has for adults!



Join us for a series of online programs about opera, featuring presentations by the docents of Opera Theatre of St. Louis!
  • Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m. — Voices Lifted: Two Centuries of Black Composers of Opera
  • Thursday, April 22 at 7 p.m. — Gianni Schicchi
  • Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m. — Highway 1, U.S.A.
  • Thursday, May 6 at 7 p.m. — La Voix Humaine
Email reference@ucitylibrary.org to receive an invitation to the Zoom Q&A sessions. All programs will also be live-streamed on the UCPL Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Each month, UCPL hosts three themed book groups, which are free and open to all. Call the Library at 314-727-3150 to get more information on participating in these Zoom-based discussions, or email the leader of each book group, listed below:
  • Orcs & Aliens Book Group — This group focuses on new voices in science fiction and fantasy and meets on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Email Kara at kkrekeler@ucitylibrary.org for information on participating.
  • Read the Classics Book Group — As the name suggests, this group focuses on classic novels, poetry, and short stories, and meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. Email Kathleen at kmgallagher@ucitylibrary for information on participating.
  • U City Book Group — Led by UCPL Director Patrick Wall, this group reads and discusses newer award-nominated or buzzed-about books, both fiction and non-fiction, and meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Email Patrick at pjwall@ucitylibrary.org
Upcoming titles for each book are listed on the events calendar, and are available for checkout at UCPL.