The Brentwood Public Library in St. Louis, Missouri is looking for a customer service oriented individual to fill our Library Associate position.  We pride ourselves on our excellent customer relations.  We are looking for someone who is willing to assist people to find what they need at the library. This could mean helping them with library materials, assisting on the public computers, or finding information online for them. Brentwood PublicRead More →

We are looking for a customer service oriented individual to fill our Adult Circulation and Programming Coordinator position. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer relations.  We are looking for someone who is willing to provide both front line service at the desk and to facilitate adult programming within the building and out in the community. We need a personable and self-motivated individual to join our small but mighty team.Read More →

We have an opening on the Brentwood Public Library Board of Trustees. What does a trustee do? attends board meetings once a month on the first Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. supports the library director in their job helps create and adapt policies that are needed for the operation of the library helps maintain fiduciary responsibility of the library advocates for the library in the community. The library enjoys an activeRead 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 →

Wowbrary

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 →

YA2

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 →

Hoopla

We are excited to announce that Hoopla is now available using your library card! You can stream or download (on mobile devices) movies, music, ebooks, audiobooks, and comics with no wait lists and no fees or fines. You are limited to 8 downloads a month and you have access to your items for a limited period of time depending on the media. Set up your account and check it outRead More →

SELF-e

We are excited to bring a new self-publishing platform to you from Library Journal called SELF-e! Submit your book to add it to our digital collection and the Missouri collection and your book will also be reviewed for possible inclusion in the SELF-e Select collection that is made available to all SELF-e libraries. In addition, we are introducing BiblioBoard – a tool to browse and download self-published books from SELF-e.Read More →

Chromebooks are available for one week checkout!

We now have four Chromebooks that are available to be checked out for one week at a time! What is a Chromebook? It’s a simple laptop that uses Google’s Chrome operating system and is used primarily for internet access. These laptops are made available by a grant from the Missouri State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.Read More →

NoveList Plus

Are you wondering what to read next? NoveList Plus is here to help you!  You can browse by genre or just look up a book you loved recently and get read-alike recommendations. Limit your results by age group or even mood. Want something with a plot that is action-packed and characters that are snarky? How about a lush writing style and a leisurely pace? You can mix and match allRead More →