Job Opening for a Youth Services Librarian

September 12, 2018

Brentwood Public Library Youth Services Librarian The Brentwood Public Library in St. Louis, Missouri, is seeking a Youth Services Librarian. We are a small, independent suburban library with a population of 8,000 and a staff of 12. We are a member of the Municipal Library Consortium of St. Louis County. …


Recommended reading courtesy of the Brentwood Book Club’s August participants

August 8, 2018

We all read The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick this month because I thought we should read a graphic novel this year. Though this book is not technically a graphic novel, it uses drawings and photographs and movie stills in new and exciting ways that are not just …


June Book Club Meeting

June 18, 2018

16 of us met to discuss Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. We’re going to need a bigger room! This selection was an enlightening one. We learned about the further atrocities committed against the original Americans. It’s hard to have faith in humanity after reading what people will …


Magazines on the RB Digital app and at your fingertips.

May 25, 2018

Going on a road trip this summer? Hanging out by the pool? Looking forward to a vacation? Need something to read? Look no further than your tablet, laptop, desktop or smart phone.  Did you know that with a valid Municipal Library Consortium library card you can access our database of …


Libraries Rock! 2018 Summer Reading Club

May 21, 2018

Summer Reading Club has started! We have a club for every age and everybody is welcome to join. Your Challenge in 2018: Babies and Toddlers- complete 10 activities Elementary school kids- read for 20 hours Teens and Adults- read 5 books Check out our calendar for all of the fun …


Adult Craft Night Feburary 2018. Embroidered notebooks.

February 18, 2018

We designed and embroidered some very pretty notebook covers in adult craft night this month.  Everyone took home an embellished book to write notes or lists in. Don’t forget that we now offer adult craft once a month in the morning as well as the evening.  Check the library website …


January Book Club Meeting

January 23, 2018

12 of us met at Lester’s in Ladue for good food, drink and conversation about books in January. Here is an in-exhaustive list in no particular order of books that we enjoyed in 2017: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey A …


New Children's Librarian coming in January

Coming in January—a New Children’s Librarian!

December 14, 2017

We welcome Cherie LeMay to our library family starting on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018. Cherie comes to us from Lutheran High School North where she manages the school media center. She has experience with all kinds of cool tech toys! She also comes to us from St. Charles City County …


Adult craft night, November. Map magnets.

November 3, 2017

A lovely crafty evening was had on this cold November night as we rifled through vintage maps and made some fabulous magnets ready to adorn any fridge. In December we are adding a craft morning as well as craft night, on December 6th at 6pm and December 7th at 10am. …


We will miss you, Lindsay B.

October 24, 2017

Lindsay Beckman, our Youth Services Librarian, was hired at St. Louis Public Library as the Manager for the Center for the Reader and Writer at the Central Library downtown. Lindsay started working at Brentwood in 2009 at the circulation desk. In 2015, she moved to the children’s room. We will …