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Jamie Brenner | Blush

Jamie Brenner | Blush

Video premiere: Monday, June 28, 7:00 p.m. on Facebook.com/STLCoLibrary For decades, the Hollander Estates winery has been a premier destination on the North Fork of Long Island. But behind the lush vineyards, the Hollander family fortunes have suffered. Family matriarch Vivian knows selling their winery to strangers will expose a dark secret she’s harbored for […]

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Jenny Price | Stop Saving the Planet!: An Environmentalist Manifesto

Jenny Price | Stop Saving the Planet!: An Environmentalist Manifesto

Video premiere: Monday, June 21, 7:00 p.m. on Facebook.com/STLCoLibrary We’ve been “saving the planet” for decades while accomplishing little to nothing–and low-income communities continue to suffer the worst consequences. St. Louis author and artist Jenny Price presents an environmentalism that is hugely more effective and a whole lot fairer. Concise, funny, and radical in the truest […]

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Daniel Levin | Proof of Life: Twenty Days on the Hunt for a Missing Person in the Middle East

Daniel Levin | Proof of Life: Twenty Days on the Hunt for a Missing Person in the Middle East

Video premiere: June 14, 7:00 p.m. on www.facebook.com/STLCoLibrary A lawyer turned armed-conflict negotiator, Daniel Levin was at his office when he got a call from an acquaintance with an urgent, cryptic request to meet in Paris. A young man had gone missing in Syria. No government, embassy, or intelligence agency would help. So begins a suspenseful, […]

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Francesca Gino in conversation with Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studio | Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and In Life

Francesca Gino in conversation with Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studio | Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and In Life

Video premiere: Thursday, June 3, 7:00 p.m. on Facebook.com/STLCoLibrary Do you want to follow a script — or write your own story? Award-winning Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino shows us why the most successful among us break the rules, and how rebellion brings joy and meaning into our lives. Gino has spent more than a […]

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Stephanie Malia Krauss – “Making It: What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s World”

Stephanie Malia Krauss – “Making It: What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s World”

Video premiere: Thursday, May 25,  7:00 p.m. on Facebook.com/STLCoLibrary Stephanie Malia Krauss, “Making It: What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s World” St. Louis based mother, educator and social worker, Stephanie Malia Krauss knows firsthand how hard it is to balance school requirements with young people’s needs. In “Making It: What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s World,” […]

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Cory Anderson – “What Beauty There Is”

Cory Anderson – “What Beauty There Is”

Video premiere: May 22, 2:00 p.m. on facebook.com/STLCoLibrary Cory Anderson, “What Beauty There Is” Young Adult author Cory Anderson presents a stunning novel of brutality and beauty. Living in harsh poverty, Jack Dahl and his younger brother have nothing—except each other. And now Jack faces a stark choice: lose his brother to foster care or find […]

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Peter H. Raven, “Driven By Nature: A Personal Journey from Shanghai to Botany and Global Sustainability”

Peter H. Raven, “Driven By Nature: A Personal Journey from Shanghai to Botany and Global Sustainability”

Video premiere: Thursday, May 20,  7:00 p.m. on Facebook.com/STLCoLibrary Peter H. Raven, “Driven By Nature: A Personal Journey from Shanghai to Botany and Global Sustainability” Presented in partnership with the Missouri Botanical Garden Press It’s safe to say that few people have lived lives as thoroughly devoted to plants as Peter H. Raven has. The longtime […]

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David O. Stewart – “George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father”

David O. Stewart – “George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father”

Video premiere: May 17, 7:00 p.m. on www.facebook.com/STLCoLibrary David O. Stewart, “George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father” In conversation with Amanda Clark, Missouri Historical Society – Community Tours Manager Award-winning historian presents a fascinating account of how George Washington became the single most dominant force in the creation of the United States of […]

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Stephanie Dray – “The Women of Chateau Lafayette”

Stephanie Dray – “The Women of Chateau Lafayette”

Video premiere: May 10, 7:00 p.m. on www.facebook.com/STLCoLibrary Stephanie Dray, “The Women of Chateau Lafayette” Interview moderated by Ashley Hasty, creator of the book review website HastyBookList.com Bestselling historical novelist Stephanie Dray presents an epic saga based on the true story of an extraordinary castle in the heart of France and the remarkable women bound by […]

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Ally Carter – “Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery”

Ally Carter – “Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery”

Video premiere: May 8, 2:00 p.m. on facebook.com/STLCoLibrary Ally Carter, “Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery” Bestselling YA author Ally Carter presents the second installment in her thrilling middle grade series–a story of five extraordinary orphans, one mansion and no rules! The kids of Winterborne House are the only ones who know that Gabriel Winterborne—famous billionaire […]

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