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 miss her creativity and that special touch she added to our library. (Lunch Witch!) Some of our most popular programsRead More →

We met the first Wednesday of October and had a very productive evening making fall themed pins using felt fabric.  Each person decided on a design and glued or stitched a crafty masterpiece. Everyone had a lovely evening making new friends and greeting old friends as we crafted and chatted. Here is what the crafty collective made this month – If you would like to join us for the nextRead More →

Congrats to Gina and Hilary!

The City of Brentwood awarded Gina and Hilary for their years of service, 10 and 5 respectively. We are so proud that they make our library a welcoming place!Read More →

Operation Food Search

Food for Fines Update During National Library Week you gave 226 pounds of quality food.  Operation Food Search values these donations at $381.94, and they represent enough to feed 56 people for one day. This was definitely one of our more successful food drives. Thank you!Read More →


We are still tidying up a few things but we are excited to present our new website! Please update your bookmarks to reflect our new URL: and send us an email if you have any problems!Read More →

River Styx Creative Writing Workshops

We are excited to announce a new series of creative writing workshops from River Styx at the Brentwood Public Library!  The eight week session will be on Sundays from 1-3 pm beginning 3/19 and running until 5/14 (no workshop on 4/16 due to Easter). The session will cost $115. Follow the link now to reserve your spot.Read More →

Brentwood Bookworms 2016 Wrap Up!

We have completed a full year of our Kids Book Club–now renamed Brentwood Bookworms! We have read some fantastic novels, had interesting discussions, and really tapped our creativity making fun crafts and activities to go along with the books we've read. These were our top three favorite books we read this year:Read More →


Wowbrary is a new service we are offering. You can follow the link for an interactive website listing the newest additions to our catalog or you can sign up to have it delivered to your inbox weekly! We may also tuck in some recent book reviews or news items so sign up to keep in touch.Read More →

10 of us met to discuss Dead Wake by Erik Larson. Other books we are busy reading: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult The Whistler by John Grisham Don’t forget to turn in your ballot in December for next year’s book club selections. If you need a ballot, we have some at the front desk in the library.Read More →


We had a great turnout last night at Olympia for our third YA² meeting. Thank you to everyone who participated and contributed to the discussion of Croak. It’s great to hear so many people enjoyed this fun and creepy book and that you’re interested in pursuing the rest of the trilogy (Scorch and Rogue). Here are some other books and movies mentioned during the discussion: The Imperial Radch series byRead More →