Welcome to Youth Services


NOTE: Some dates have changed from previous flyer:
Download our November - January Events Flyer.

Mondays, January 7 - March 11
(no camp 1/21 & 2/18)
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Grades 4 - 6
Registration is required.

Representatives of local preschool & childcare centers will be on hand with information about their facilities and services. Children are welcome to a short storytime at 6:30.
Tuesday, January 15 at 6:30 p.m.

The countdown to kindergarten has started. Is your child ready? This parent-child interactive workshop is for children entering kindergarten in Fall of 2019. An early childhood professional will focus on the essential skills needed for your child to be successful when entering school.
Registration is required. Call 314-727-3150
Tuesday, January 29 at 6:00 p.m.
See our list of 157 Summer Reading Program OUTSTANDING READERS.

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.

Pre-loaded with educational games & apps, each with a different educational theme.
Ages 3 - 7.
7 day checkout.




   My First Library Card
   For ages 1-5.
   Check out Juvenile (Children's)
Audiobooks, & CDs.
   No Fines for late returns
   (at UCPL only).
    Parent/Guardian is responsible for lost or damaged items.

We are located on the north side of the 2nd 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: kyoung@ucitylibrary.org

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

Ms. Karen (Karen Young): Children's Librarian & Youth Services Department Head
Ms. C: Senior LIbrarian Assistant & Webmaster
Stephanie: Librarian Assistant, Storytime, Outreach, & Prize Procurement
Amber:  Assistant & Graphic Novel Specialist
Matt: Assistant
Sue Anne: Assistant, Storytime, & Outreach