Monday, September 3, 2012
The September exhibit in the THE GALLERY features whimsical cartoons.
The September exhibit in THE GALLERY of the University City Public Library titled “Homage to Dad” features whimsical cartoons of the last chapter of his dad’s life by local artist Frank Enger. Enger gives a personal perspective of aging, care-giving, dementia and families. A reception will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, in THE GALLERY. The work is on display Sept. 5 - 29 and may be viewed during normal library hours: Exhibits in THE GALLERY are made possible in part by a grant from the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Hampton, a St. Louis native, has written dozens of novels, including the popular Naughty series. The reading from her new memoir "In Her Shoes" will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at the University City Library.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Hampton will discuss her new memoir "In My Shoes."
The University City Public Library will welcome Essence bestselling author Brenda Hampton on Aug. 27. Hampton, a St. Louis native, has written dozens of novels, including the popular Naughty series. The reading will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27. Hampton will discuss and read from her new memoir, In My Shoes, which relates her life-changing discovery of the power of writing. Known as a writer who “brings the heat,” Hampton has over 20 books to her credit, and was listed by Upscale magazine as a favorite female fiction writer. She is also the founder of VOICES Books & Publishing. According to Hampton, VOICES is the place where every voice can be heard, and she uses her company to assist writers through the POD process. As a literary …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Residents will have an opportunity to ask questions about the project.
University City is hosting a public meeting on the Loop Trolley project at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, in the auditorium of the University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar Blvd. Mayor Shelley Welsch will be running the meeting on behalf of the City. The city invited the Loop Trolley Company and the East-West Gateway Council of Governments to attend this meeting to provide additional feedback to residents on this important project, and to take questions. For more information, please contact Rich Wilson, director of public works and parks for the City of University City, at 314-505-8566. You might be interested in these other Loop Trolley stories:
Monday, June 18, 2012
The exhibit, Express Yourself: Community, Civility and Compassion, presented by the American Library Institute (ALA) Public Programs Office and the Fetzer Institute.
The University City Public Library, in partnership with AARP Chapter 4048 University City/Clayton, is making a special opportunity available to young adults and senior citizens. Artists ages 16-21 and 55+ are encouraged to submit artwork to be displayed in The Gallery at the UCPL during the month of August. Artwork should be a creative exploration of the themes of community, civility and compassion and can be presented in a variety of media: pencil, watercolor, oil, acrylics, mixed media, collage, photography, printed computer-generated art, or 3-dimensional pieces that can be fit into a display case. A reception to celebrate the show will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 in The Gallery. Art may be dropped off at the Library July 22-30…
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Runners ran the streets of University City Monday.
Runners tookd to the streets Monday to benefit University City Public Library, U City in Bloom, University City Children's Center and the Green Center. The 38th annual University City Memorial Day run brought out 1,400 runners to the streets of University City.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The author will be at the University City Public Library at 7 p.m. tonight.
Renowned author Nick Reding will be at the University City Public Library at 7 p.m. tonight for a discussion and signing of his book, Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town. Based on Reding's four years of reporting in the agricultural town of Oelwein, IA, and tracing the connections to the global forces that set the stage for the meth epidemic, Methland offers a vital perspective on a contemporary tragedy. It is a portrait of a community under siege, of the lives that meth has devastated, and of the heroes who continue to fight the war. Click here to read an interview with Nick Reding in the Huffington Post. Nick Reding is the author of The Last Cowboys at the End of the World, and his writing has appeared in Outside, …
Monday, May 28, 2012
The 38th annual run is Monday, May 28.
Runners will take to the streets today to benefit University City Public Library, U City in Bloom, University City Children's Center and the Green Center. The 38th annual University City Memorial Day run is today, with the first race beginning at 7:30 a.m. The event was started in 1974 and taken over by the University City Library in 1984. For the next 16 years, the library was the sole organizer. It raised roughly $150,000 over those years, according to Linda Ballard. "It was a good fundraiser for us," she said. In 1999, Ballard found she couldn't organize the run as it coincided with her son's graduation. That was the only year the race has not been run since 1974. The University City Children's Center came on board in 2000 and U City …
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Interested runners can register from noon to 5 p.m. today at the University City Public Library.
There's still time to register for the 38th annual University City Memorial Day run. A registration booth will be open today from noon to 5 p.m. at the University City Public Library. The 5K and 10K runs begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday, May 28, in front of the Library on Delmar. The fun run for children begins at 9:15 a.m. for children ages 8-12 and 9:30 a.m. for those ages 8 and under. The run benefits the University City Library, U City in Bloom, University City Children's Center and the Green Center. Check out a gallery of pictures from the 2011 Memorial Day run. Come back tomorrow for a full preview of the race.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Here's what's happening in and near Ladue, Clayton and University City this week.
University City Patch teams up with neighboring Patch sites each week to round up events and happenings in the area. Here are our picks for this week. Tuesday, May 8 Wednesday, May 9 Thursday, May 10 Friday, May 11 Saturday, May 12 Sunday, May 13