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Outreach Services

We are committed to creating a meaningful experience for all members of the community. Through community outreach, we increase access and lower barriers to our materials and services for customers who are unable to easily visit their local library.

Homebound Services School Partnerships Community Groups & Organizations
Living Communities and Residential Care Centers Lunch @ the Library Volunteering
Homebound Services: Library toYou

Let us come to you. If you or your residents are unable to visit the Library due to advanced age, illness, or disability, our Library to You services provides a way for individuals and facilities to receive materials.

Individual Service
Library staff will mail your library materials to you free of charge or match you with a volunteer who will bring items to you home as well as select items based on your material preferences.  To request individual Library to You service for yourself or someone you care for, click here.
Facility Services

If your organization cares for or houses individuals who are unable to visit the Library, we can bring library materials to your facility through Library to You Library Stops or Deposit Collections.  Both services provide residents with the ability to receive library services in the comfort of their own homes. To request Library to You Services at your facility, click here.

Programming

We are happy to present specialized programs on topics of high interest to your residents.  We offer a variety of options including multisensory reminisce and adult reading programs, creative storytelling, armchair travel, and many others!  To request a Library Outreach program, click here.

School Partnerships

We can provide a variety of services to your school, preschool, or daycare.

Kindergarten-Grade 12

Library Tours: Bring your class to the Library today! We will give you a tour of your local library, explain how the library works, and briefly talk about some of our great resources. To schedule a tour, click here.

Story Programs and Booktalks: We are available to present story programs and give booktalks either in your classroom at the library. To schedule a visit, click here.

Research Workshops: The Library has a variety of research tools and databases that students can use.to have a library staff member lead a workshop on databases and resources for a wide range of grade levels and subjects. To request a workshop, click here.

Library Representation at Events: Would like Library representation at your next event or fair to talk about the services our Library offers and sign individuals up for library cards? Click here to schedule us!

Preschools and Daycares

Library Tour: Bring your kids to the Library today! A library staff member will give you a tour of your local library, explain how the library works, and end with storytime. To schedule a tour, click here.

Storytime: Library staff members are available to present a storytime to your kids either at your preschool/daycare or at your local Library. To request a library storytime, click here.

Library Representation at Events:  Would you like Library representation at your next event or fair to talk about the services our Library offers and sign kids and families up for library cards? Click here to schedule us!

 

 

 

 

Community Groups and Organizations

The Library offers a variety of services to community groups and organizations such as scout troops, Rotary Clubs, PTOs, church groups, non-profits, etc.

Library Tour
Bring your community group or organization to the Library today! A library staff member will give you a tour of your local library, explain how the library works, and briefly talk about some of our great resources. To request a tour, click here.
Book a Speaker
Library staff are available to speak to community groups and organizations about the Library in general or on a variety of specific topics such as Business, Nonprofit Services, Genealogy, Local History, Government Documents, eMedia, Consumer Health, Children’s Literature or other topics as arranged. Click here to book a Library speaker.
The Library at your Event
Would you like Library representation at your next event or fair to talk about the services our Library offers and sign individuals up for library cards? Click here to schedule us!
Grow Your Reader Parent Workshops
A children’s librarian will present a workshop to parents on the importance of reading to their children at an early age and discuss how to incorporate the five early literacy skills (reading, singing, talking, writing, and playing) into that activity. To request a workshop, click here.
Ready to Read
The Library provides Early Literacy Kits to various organizations in St. Charles County that serve children ages 0-5 through our Ready to Read program. These kits provide children and their caregivers with information about literacy and the Library as well as three books for the child to take home with the goal to help the youngest members of our community grow into lifelong learners. Ready to Read is funded in part by our Library Foundation.  To find out more about Ready to Read, contact us below.
The Storybook Walk

The Storybook Walk provides a new outdoor adventure that champions family connection, early childhood development, and health and wellness.

Stories are hand-picked by library staff with a child’s enjoyment in mind. Pages are posted at several stations along a trail, allowing families and friends to enjoy a story as they walk the path and take in the scenery. New stories are featured frequently so that the fun continues year-round. Take a walk with us and read a new story each month! Click here for a list of all our locations and list of books today!

 

Living Communities and Residential Care Centers

The Library offers a variety of services to living communities and residential care centers including senior living communities, rehabilitation centers, group homes, adult day cares, etc.

Book a Speaker

Library staff are available to speak to community groups and organizations about the Library in general or on a variety of specific topics such as Business, Nonprofit Services, Genealogy, Local History, Government Documents, eMedia, Consumer Health, Children’s Literature or other topics as arranged. Click here to book a library speaker.

Facility Services

If your organization cares for or houses individuals who are unable to visit the Library, we can bring library materials to your facility through Library to You Library Stops or Deposit Collections.  Both services provide residents with the ability to receive library services in the comfort of their own homes. To request Library to You Services at your facility, click here.

Programming
We are happy to present specialized programs on topics of high interest to your residents.  We offer a variety of options including multisensory reminisce and adult reading programs as well as creative storytelling, armchair travel and many, many others! To request a Library Outreach program, click here.

 

Lunch @ the Library

In partnership with Operation Food Search, we provide lunch at qualifying branches during the summer for all children ages 18 and under to ensure low income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Click here to find a location.

Volunteering

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of people in your community? Consider volunteering for one of our Outreach services. We are always looking for volunteers for Library to You and Ready to Read as well as Lunch @ the Library during the summer. Click here to view the volunteer job descriptions and apply.
 

Contact Us

Email: outreach@stchlibrary.org
Phone: 636-441-2300 x 1640
Mail: 77 Boone Hills Dr. St. Peters, MO 63376