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Note About Programming
Missouri CLAIM Counselors Are Here for You!

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.

Counseling can also be obtained via telephone assistance by calling CLAIM at 800-390-3330, or 314-250-3464.  
Health Screening

Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m.-noon
Volunteer doctors and nurses from Health Protection and Education Services will hold a free health screening event in the UCPL parking lot from 8:30 a.m.-noon. The event will feature free flu shots, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, and hemoglobin tests, as well as opportunities to videoconference with physicians one-on-one at no charge. HPES will also provide free legal services via videoconferences with an attorney. The attorney will be able to answer questions relating to food stamps, child care assistance, Gateway to Better Health, and Medicaid for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled.

Appointments are required. Please call 314-448-7373 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Appointments must be scheduled by Oct. 16.
UCity Book Group

Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. ONLINE
Join us online for a lively discussion of the award-winning This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone. Email for information on how to participate in the Zoom discussion.
Lift Every Voice: African American Poetry and the Freedom Struggle

Monday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. online
Join us for an online discussion about African American poetry, the freedom struggle, and their role in current events led by Dr. Treasure Shields Redmond. Dr. Redmond is a published poet whose doctoral research focuses on the recorded performances of foundational Black Women poets, and the ways they deployed sound to impact the canon and justice movements. This discussion will center around the three poems found in "The Freedom Struggle" chapter of the Lift Every Voice Project Reader. Are you inspired by these poems? You may email Dr. Redmond your artistic response (e.g. a poem, a painting, a video, etc.), which will also fuel the discussion. Email for information on joining the Zoom discussion.

This program is part of Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters, a national public humanities program dedicated to enhancing appreciation of the extraordinary range and richness of the 250-year-long African American poetic tradition.

Lift Every Voice is an initiative presented by Library of America in partnership with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library, the Academy of American Poets, Cave Canem Foundation, Center for African American Poetry and Poetics, The National Book Foundation, The Poetry Foundation, Poetry Society of America, and Poets House. This program has been made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Emerson Collective.
Closed for Election Day

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020
For the health of our staff and patrons, and to help ensure a safe and free election, University City Public Library will be closed for library services on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The Library will be used as a polling place for the general election, so voters will be coming into the building, but no library services will be available.
Orcs & Aliens Book Group

Monday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. ONLINE
Join us for a discussion of The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders at 7 p.m. online. For information on joining the Zoom meeting, email
Closed for Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - All day

The library will be closed for Veterans Day.

Closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday & Friday, November 26, & 27, 2020 - all day

The library will be closed for Thanksgiving.

Orcs & Aliens Book Group

Monday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. ONLINE
Join us for a discussion of The Devourers by Indra Das at 7 p.m. online. For information on joining the Zoom meeting, email