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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.
Big Book Discussion 1a: The Bluest Eye

Wednesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. in the Library auditorium
 
Discuss The Bluest Eye with your fellow readers.  Enjoy refreshments, ask questions, and share your thoughts. We will discuss the entire book.
Big Book Discussion 1b: The Bluest Eye

Thursday, June 27 at 3 p.m. in the Library auditorium
 
Discuss The Bluest Eye with your fellow readers.  Enjoy refreshments, ask questions, and share your thoughts. We will  discuss the entire book.
Big Book Discussion 1c: The Bluest Eye

Friday, June 28 at noon in the Library auditorium
 
Discuss The Bluest Eye with your fellow readers.  Enjoy refreshments, ask questions, and share your thoughts. We will discuss the entire book.
Red Cross Blood Drive
Monday, July 1 from 3pm 7pm in the Library auditorium

Help the Red Cross save lives! We'll be having a Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, July 1 from 3-7 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please visit redcrossblood.org; use sponsor code: ucitylibrary or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Closed for Independence Day

Thursday, July 4, 2019

The library will be closed for Independence Day.
Orcs & Aliens Book Group

Monday, July 8 at 7 p.m.
 
Join us for a discussion of  The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins at 7 p.m. All are welcome!
Film Screening: American Creed

Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m.
 
Join us for a screening of the PBS documentary American Creed, which features former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy coming together from different points of view to investigate the idea of a unifying American creed. Their spirited inquiry frames the stories of citizen-activists striving to realize their own visions of America’s promise across deepening divides. A discussion will follow the screening, moderated by Cathy Griner, a teacher consultant at the Gateway Writing Project, specializing in American Creed-themed projects.

The event is free and open to all.

This event is part of the Library's summer-long American Creed: Community Conversations program series. American Creed: Community Conversations is a project of Citizen Film in partnership with the American Library Association and the National Writing Project, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
 
Big Book Discussion 2a: Moby Dick

Wednesday, July 24 at 7 p.m. in the Library auditorium
 
Discuss Moby Dick with your fellow readers.  Enjoy refreshments, ask questions, and share your thoughts. We will be discussing chapters 1-61.
Big Book Discussion 2b: Moby Dick

Thursday, July 25 at 3 p.m. in the Library auditorium
 
Discuss Moby Dick with your fellow readers.  Enjoy refreshments, ask questions, and share your thoughts. We will be discussing chapters 1-61.
Big Book Discussion 2c: Moby Dick

Friday, July 26 at noon in the Library auditorium
 
Discuss Moby Dick with your fellow readers.  Enjoy refreshments, ask questions, and share your thoughts. We will be discussing chapters 1-61.
Storytelling Event: The Ville and The Hill

Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m.
 
Emmy award-winning storyteller Bobby Norfolk, a black man from The Ville, and Beverly Brennan, a white woman from The Hill, will entertain as they answer the familiar question, “Where did you go to high school?” while helping us dig into the deeper meaning of St. Louis’ favorite question, and the questions that lie behind it: what role have redlining and restrictive covenants played in our city’s development? Where has desegregation brought us? Can communication promote healing? Featuring material ranging from Robert Frost to rap, the work of the Temptations as well as local teens, and including a post-presentation dialogue session, we promise an evening unlike any other. 

 
Orcs & Aliens Book Group

Monday, August 12 at 7 p.m.
 
Join us for a discussion of The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison at 7 p.m. All are welcome!
Film Screening: Moby Dick

Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m.
 
Join us for a screening of the 1956 version of Melville's classic, directed by John Huston, starring Gregory Peck and with a screenplay by Ray Bradbury. Running time is 116 minutes. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.
Health Screening

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 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.
Big Book Discussion 3a: Moby Dick

Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Library auditorium
 
Discuss Moby Dick with your fellow readers.  Enjoy refreshments, ask questions, and share your thoughts. We will be discussing chapters 62-end.
Big Book Discussion 3b: Moby Dick

Thursday, Aug. 29 at 3 p.m. in the Library auditorium
 
Discuss Moby Dick with your fellow readers. Enjoy refreshments, ask questions, and share your thoughts. We will be discussing chapters 62-end.
Big Book Discussion 3c: Moby Dick

Friday, Aug. 30 at noon in the Library auditorium
 
Discuss Moby Dick with your fellow readers.  Enjoy refreshments, ask questions, and share your thoughts. We will be discussing chapters 62-end.
Closed for Labor Day


Monday, September 2, 2019 - All day


The library will be closed for Labor Day.

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