St. Louis Public Library http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Overdue Books? Pay Your Fine With Food http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/overdue-books-pay-your-fine-food <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The St. Louis Public Library has renewed a popular program for forgiving overdue book fines.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">All through July, adult card holders with late fines can pay with food. Every can or box brought in will knock a dollar off of their fines up to $25. The food goes to the St. Louis Area </span>Foodbank<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:39:03 +0000 Maria Altman 37866 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Overdue Books? Pay Your Fine With Food St. Louis Public Library http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-public-library <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Photo taken at the newly restored St. Louis Public library in downtown St. Louis by John Langholz on <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ioensis/8311543971/">Flickr.com</a>.</p><p>Join the <a href="http://www.flickr.com/groups/kwmu/">St. Louis Public Radio Flickr group</a> to see interesting photos taken in the St. Louis region and submit your own. Each week on our website and Facebook page we feature one outstanding photo from the group.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 22:30:28 +0000 Madalyn Painter 7782 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Public Library St. Louis Central Library Restoration Complete, Reopens To Public http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-central-library-restoration-complete-reopens-public <p>The main location of the St. Louis Public Library system has reopened after a $70 million renovation and restoration.</p><p>The downtown landmark was unveiled to the public on Sunday, December 9, 2012 after more than two years of construction.</p><p>Host Don Marsh talked with Waller McGuire, Executive Director of the St. Louis Public Library and George Nikolajevich of Cannon Design.</p><p></p><p>As <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/early-look-past-and-present-meld-renovated-st-louis-central-library">St. Louis Public Radio’s Rachel Lippmann reported</a>:</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 16:35:55 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 7212 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Central Library Restoration Complete, Reopens To Public St. Louis Public Library remodel on time and budget http://news.stlpublicradio.org/node/262 <p>$70 million renovation of headquarters building in downtown will be completed in 2012 - the centennial anniversary of its construction.</p> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 23:58:57 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 262 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Public Library remodel on time and budget