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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.

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.
Computer Drop In Session

Thursdays, 10:00 -11:00 a.m.

Stop in for computer help: Meeting room 2 - UCPL staff is available for computer help.  No reservations needed.
Workshop with Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library
Tuesday, December 10 at 1:00 p.m. in the Library auditorium
Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library Director Leslie Bowman will be on hand at University City Public Library for a special presentation of their services for visually-impaired and print-impaired patrons.  This workshop is for any current or potential Wolfner patrons and their family members from the St Louis-metro area who want to learn more about how to access services and materials from Wolfner.  The workshop is free and will last approximate 60-90 minutes.   No reservations are required, but please feel free to contact Kathleen Gallagher at 314.727.3150 for more information.
 
Film Screening: If Beale Street Could Talk
Wednesday, December 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Library auditorium
University City Public Library is proud to partner with UMSL and its UMSL Common Read program to offer a free film screening of If Beale Street Could Talk, based on the novel by James Baldwin, directed by Barry Jenkins and starring KiKi Layne and Stephan James.

The film is rated R and has a running time of 119 minutes.  Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.
Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant Info Session
Thursday, December 12 at 2 p.m.
 
The Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant is a new state financial aid program for adults.  The grant is designed to help adults pursue a certificate, degree, or industry-recognized credential.  A representative from Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development will be on hand to discuss the program.  

All are welcome.  To learn more visit MOFastTrack.com.
 
Public meeting about Library renovations

Monday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium
 
University City Public Library invites members of the community to participate in a public meeting to discuss upcoming renovations to the building. During the meeting, members of UCPL’s Board of Trustees, as well as Library administration and staff, will describe details of the plans, as well as answer questions and receive feedback from the public. They are free and open to all. For those who are unable to attend the meeting, visit www.ucitylibrary.org/PropL for more information.
Read the Classics Book Group

Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m.
 
Join us for a lively discussion of Mario Vargas Llosa's The Storyteller at 2 p.m. All are welcome!
UCity Book Group

Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m.
 
Join us for a lively discussion of Helen Oyeyemi's Gingerbread. Copies of next month's book will be available at this meeting.
Closed for Christmas Eve - Noon

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - Noon


The library will close at noon today.

Closed for Christmas

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - all day


The library will be closed for Christmas Wednesday, December 25.

Closed for New Year's Holiday

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 close at noon & Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - Closed all day

The library will be closed for the New Year's holiday.

Silent Book Club

Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 6:30 p.m.
 
Join us in the UCPL Board Room for a silent book club. We'll chat a bit, get settled in, and then read whatever we want for a glorious silent hour. Then we'll chat again, discussing what we're reading and offering book recommendations. Free and open to all!
Orcs & Aliens Book Group

Monday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m.
 
Join us for a discussion of Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear at 7 p.m. All are welcome!
Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 20, 2020

The library will be closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. day.
Read the Classics Book Group

Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m.
 
Join us for a lively discussion of The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith at 2 p.m. All are welcome!
Silent Book Club

Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m.
 
Join us in the UCPL Board Room for a silent book club. We'll chat a bit, get settled in, and then read whatever we want for a glorious silent hour. Then we'll chat again, discussing what we're reading and offering book recommendations. Free and open to all!
Orcs & Aliens Book Group

Monday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.
 
Join us for a discussion of Rosewater by Tade Thompson at 7 p.m. All are welcome!
Closed for Presidents Day

Monday, February 17, 2020

The library will be closed for Presidents Day.
Read the Classics Book Group

Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m.
 
Join us for a lively discussion of Cotton Comes to Harlem by Chester Himes at 2 p.m. All are welcome!
Silent Book Club

Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m.
 
Join us in the UCPL Board Room for a silent book club. We'll chat a bit, get settled in, and then read whatever we want for a glorious silent hour. Then we'll chat again, discussing what we're reading and offering book recommendations. Free and open to all!

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