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Missouri CLAIM Counselors Are Here for You!

Tuesdays from 1-3:30pm - Starting again in January 2017!

CLAIM is the Missouri State Health Insurance Assistance Program. Trained counselors provide free, unbiased advocacy, education and assistance to people with Medicare and those who help them to make informed decisions about Medicare and related health insurance needs. Our goal is to provide local counselors to help you get the most from your Medicare benefits.
Drop by any Tuesday from 1-3:30; but best to call for an appt. at 314-250-3464.  Counseling can also be obtained via telephone assistance by calling CLAIM at 800-390-3330.
Songs and stories

Tuesday, April 26, 6:30 p.m.

Join Ms W and Robert Bernstein for an evening of songs and stories.  Fun for all ages!
Computer Class - Job Hunting Online

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.

Learn how to look for and apply for jobs online. Computer classes are free and do not require registration.  All classes last an hour.
National Days of Remembrance Observances

Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30pm in the Library auditorium

Join us for the first of two evenings planned in recognition of the 2017 National Days of Remembrance of victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution.  This annual commemoration is established by Congress and led by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.   University City Public Library is proud to participate in this annual recognition.

Wednesday's event is a discussion of contemporary issues concerning refugees, both in St. Louis and worldwide.  We are pleased to welcome P. Ariel Burgess, Vice President of the International Institute of Metro St. Louis, and Jessica Mayo, an attorney with M.I.C.A., the Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project.  Both speakers will share their expertise and experience, and will take questions from the audience.

There is no charge for this program.  Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.
 
U City Book Group

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7 p.m.
 
Join us for a discussion of Viet Dinh's After Disasters. We'll also have copies of next month's title available. All are welcome!
National Days of Remembrance Observances

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6:30pm in the Library auditorium

Join us for the second of two evenings planned in recognition of the 2017 National Days of Remembrance of victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution.  This annual commemoration is established by Congress and led by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.   University City Public Library is proud to participate in this annual recognition.

Thursday's event features a screening of the film Denial, starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Wilkinson and based on the Deborah Lipstadt book History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier.  Lipstadt, a Holocaust scholar, was sued by Holocaust denier David Irving for libel.

The film will be moderated by Daniel Reich, curator and director education at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.  

This film is rated PG-13 and has a running time of 111 min.  

There is no charge for this event.  Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.
Computer Class - Intro to Computers

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 @ 2:30 p.m.

Learn computer basics and how to use the mouse. Computer classes are free and do not require registration. All classes last an hour. Advanced classes require comfort working with computers and the Internet.
Readings in History

Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m.
 
Join us for a lively discussion of Rick Perlstein's The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan at 7 p.m. All are welcome!
Computer Class - Intro to the Internet

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 @ 2:30 p.m.

Intro to the Internet: Learn how to find info using search engines. Computer classes are free and do not require registration. All classes last an hour.
Closed for Mother's Day

Sunday, May 14, 2017

The library will be closed for Mother's Day.
Computer Class - Web Email Accounts

Wednesday, May 17 at 2:30 p.m.

Sign up for a free email account and learn the basics.  Computer classes are free and do not require registration.  All classes last an hour.
Health Screening

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - Registration is 9:00 - 10:30 am

Volunteer doctors and nurses from Health Protection and Education Services will be in the library today conducting free health screenings. Screenings check heart, liver, kidney, cholesterol, skin, teeth, and more! No advance registration is required, but spots fill up quickly, so attendees may want to arrive promptly at 9am. For more information, email info@hpes-stl.org or call the library at 314-727-3150.
Friends of the Library Trivia Night

Saturday, May 20 — Doors are at 6:30 p.m., Questions start at 7 p.m.

 
The Friends of the University City Public Library’s popular Trivia Night is back! Join us Saturday, May 20. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the first question will be posed at 7 p.m. Tables for 8 are $160, or come by yourself and meet new friends — an individual admission is $20. Prizes, great food, and fun are promised. Trivia Night is a fundraiser to support Friends’ programs for the library. Register at the Library in person or calling 314-727-3150. 
 
Thinking Money Opening Reception

Tuesday, May 23 from 6-8 p.m.; artist talk at 7 p.m.
 
Join us for an opening reception for Thinking Money, an interactive family-friendly exhibition focused on financial literacy, and Thinking Money: Piggy Banks, a portrait series featuring UCPL friends, family and patrons, by local photographer Kristi Foster. Foster will discuss her project in an artist talk at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to all.

Thinking Money is funded by a grant from the American Library Association and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. Both exhibits will be on display in The Gallery through June 24.
Computer Class - Intro to Word 2013

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 2:30 p.m.

Intro to Word 2013: Learn Word 2013 Basics. Computer classes are free and do not require registration. All classes last an hour.
U City Book Group

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7 p.m.
 

Join us for a lively discussion of Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to all.
Mad City Money

Thursday, May 25 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium
 
Teens are invited to join us in Mad City Money, an interactive program that challenges participants to create a realistic budget based on real-world situations and learn some helpful financial skills along the way. This 90-minute program is presented by the University of Missouri-St. Louis' Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education in conjunction with the Thinking Money exhibition in the Gallery. Free and open to all!

Thinking Money is funded by a grant from the American Library Association and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
 
Memorial Day Run

Monday, May 29, 7:30 a.m.

The Memorial Day Run benefits The GreenCenter, U City in Bloom and the University City Public library.  Register or volunteer online for this great community event.

Closed for Memorial Day

Monday, May 29, 2017

The library will be closed for Memorial Day.
Computer Class - Digital Library Resources

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.

Learn how to use the many digital resources available through the library.  Computer classes are free and do not require registration.  All classes last an hour.

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