Welcome to Youth Services

Click on the Events to get more details.
Special Events for Children
Winter Storytime
Book Clubs for 2nd - 3rd & 4th - 6th Graders
Teen Events


Now at UCPL:
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Early Literacy Program
Birth - Age 5

Reading to your children is the best and easiest way to prepare them for school. Pick up a 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Packet at the Youth Services Desk to get started on this fun way of introducing your child to books. You may also download and print the Parent Letter, Log Sheets, and Sticker Reward Sheet from your computer.  

New Techonology for Kids 3 - 7

Pre-loaded with educational games & apps,
each with a different educational theme.
7 day checkout.


Download a printable copy of our latest Flyer
2017 Youth Services March-May Flyer Letter Size (8-1/2" x 11")
2017 Youth Services March-May Flyer Legal Size (8-1/2" x 14")


TumbleBooks are here!!!



My First Library Card
For ages 1-5.
Check out Juvenile (Children's) Books, Audiobooks, & CDs.
No Fines for late returns (at UCPL only).

Parent/Guardian is responsible for lost or damaged items.

Check out our New Books:

Picture Books

Chapter Books

Teen Books

We are located on the north side of the second floor of UCPL

We do our best to provide a child and family friendly environment for kids to discover the joys of books.

If you have any questions or concerns call us at 314-727-3150 or email  mpp@ucitylibrary.org

Our friendly staff is here to help you with your reading & research needs:

Mrs. P (Marilyn Phillips): Children's Librarian & Youth Services Department Head
Ms. W: Senior Librarian Assistant & Storyteller
Ms. C: Senior LIbrarian Assistant & Webmaster
Cynthia: Assistant & Graphic Designer
Amber:  Assistant & Graphic Novel Specialist
Stephanie: Assistant, Outreach Storytime, & Prize Procurement
Matt & Malik: Shelvers
Sue Anne: Outreach Assistant