Free Programs

This page lists free kids programs and classes in the St. Louis, Missouri area.
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a new program from St. Louis County Library that encourages families and caregivers to read 1000 books with their yo ...

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool
Area: North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton), South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville), Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur), West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
St. Louis County Library Branches
APA Adoption Center Story Time

APA Education Director Jennifer Blome and special guests will lead story time for community children and their parents. No reservations are necessary, ...

Free: Yes
Tuesday's 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Grades: Preschool
Age: 2 - 5
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
1705 S. Hanley Road, Brentwood, MO, 63144
Barnes & Noble Story Times

Story times vary by location. Check your local store for events and times.

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool, Elementary
Area: St. Louis City, North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton), South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville), Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur), West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
Brentwood Public Library Story Time

The mission of the Brentwood Public Library is to provide the community access to print and multimedia materials, information services and outreach pr ...

Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
8765 Eulalie Ave., Brentwood, MO, 63144
Butterfly House Free Tuesday's

St. Louis City/County residents enjoy free admission on the first Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Proof of residency is required. Due ...

Free: Yes
First Tuesday of every month
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
15193 Olive Blvd, Chesterfield, MO, 63017
Catholic Supply of St. Louis Story Times

Georgy Rock is here on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. for story time.

Free: Yes
Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.
Grades: Preschool
Area: St. Louis City
6759 Chippewa St., St. Louis, MO, 63109
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

In 1995, Dolly Parton launched an exciting new effort to benefit the children of her home county in east Tennessee. Dolly wanted to foster a love of r ...

Free: Yes
Age: birth to age 5
Multiple Locations
Early Learning Readiness

The YMCA's FREE Early Learning Readiness program provides a place for young children to play, learn and develop the skills they'll need for school. T ...

Free: Yes
Age: 0-5
Multiple Locations
Every Kid in a Park

As part of the nation’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy ...

September 1 to August 31
Multiple Locations
Ferguson Municipal Public Library Story Time

Ferguson Public Library is committed to providing information services and fostering community growth and enrichment. Join Amy for Story Time at th ...

Area: North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton)
35 North Florissant Road, Ferguson, MO, 63135
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

The National Park Service just turned 100 years old! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a park in 2017. During ten days of the year ...

Multiple Locations
Home Depot Kids Workshops

The Home Depot offers free workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all ages and experience levels. Several store locations throughout the St. Louis metr ...

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School
Area: St. Louis City, North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton), South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville), Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur), West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
Kirkwood Public Library Story Times

The Kirkwood Public Library inspires a life-long commitment to learning and creativity, for a more prosperous and connected community. Join us for ...

Free: Yes
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
140 E Jefferson Ave., Kirkwood, MO, 63122
Left Bank Books Story Time

Join us for Storytime with Miss Jonesey at 10:30am on Saturdays. Sometimes we have an author, or an activity and so will take more time. Our activiti ...

Free: Yes
Saturday at 10:30am
Grades: Preschool, Elementary
Area: St. Louis City
399 N Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63108
Library Cards for Newborns

Every baby born in St. Louis County will now receive an SLCL library card thanks to the Born to Read program. SLCL is partnering with 17 area hospital ...

Maplewood Public Library Story Time

A weekly Preschool Story Time is offered for 3 - 5 year olds. It's a fun introduction to books and stories, and helps increase a child's attention spa ...

Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
7550 Lohmeyer Ave., Maplewood, MO, 63143
Missouri Botanical Garden Free Admission Days

In appreciation for their ongoing support of the Garden through the Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District, St. Louis City/County residents ...

Free: Yes
Saturday mornings before noon
Area: St. Louis City
4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63110
Missouri History Museum Story Times

These programs engage our youngest visitors and their families in historic objects and museum settings by using traditional and contemporary storybook ...

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool
Area: St. Louis City
5700 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63112
Novel Neighbor Story Time

Join us every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30 for story time.

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
7905 Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63119
Pottery Barn Kids Story Times

Join us each week for story time as we read aloud some of your favorite books. Become a book club member and receive a special gift after attending fi ...

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool, Elementary
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
1745 South Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63131
Richmond Heights Memorial Library Story Times

A separate children's room ensures a comfortable, nurturing venue, and parents will find a variety of story hours, crafts, bookclubs and computer acti ...

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
8001 Dale Ave., Richmond Heights, MO, 63117
RISE Coffee House Story Time

Children’s Book Reading with Candace Glass Meets on 2nd Friday of every month at 10:00-10:45

Free: Yes
2nd Friday of every month
Grades: Preschool
Area: St. Louis City
4180 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63110
Rock Hill Public Library Story Times

A Municipal Library Consortium member, offering library services including children's events and story time. Please check the website for times.

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
9811 Manchester Rd., Rock Hill, MO, 63119
Saint Louis Science Center Story Times

Join us for Science Story time presented by Ready Readers. Story time is on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:15am. Enjoy an interactive reading of a s ...

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool
Area: St. Louis City
5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 63110
St. Louis County Library Story Times

Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they can read or write. It's never too early to start laying the foundation for ...

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool, Elementary
Area: North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton), South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville), Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur), West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
Multiple Locations
St. Louis Jewish Community Center Story Times

Join us for interactive storytelling of Jewish tales, music and dance with Brodsky Library Director, Barb Raznick. This program also includes a fun ar ...

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool
Age: 1-5
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur), West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
2 Millstone Campus Dr., St. Louis, MO, 63146
St. Louis Public Library Story Times

Programs exist to bring in popular and timely speakers and authors to branches throughout the city. Please check the calendar to find a schedule o ...

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool, Elementary
Area: St. Louis City
1301 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO, 63103
STAGES Story Time

Bring your child and experience your favorite classic kids' stories in a whole new way! Stories@STAGES feature an interactive reading and performance ...

Free: Yes
1st Wednesday of each month September-May, 10:00 am & 1...
Grades: Preschool, Elementary
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
1023 Chesterfield Pkwy E, Chesterfield, MO, 63017
Subterranean Books Story Time

Veteran story time lady, Georgy Rock, joins us each Tuesday morning from 10:30-11am to read stories, sing songs, laugh, and be silly. For babies up t ...

Free: Yes
Every Tuesday, 10:30-11
Grades: Preschool
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
6275 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63130
University City Public Library Story Time

Storytime is free to U. City residents and non-residents, but parents/caregivers should have a U. City library card. Advance Registration is Required ...

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
6701 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130
We Stories

We Stories uses the power of children’s literature to create conversation, change and hope in St. Louis, and a stronger, more equitable and inclusive ...

Free: Yes
Webster Groves Public Library Story Times

The Children's Room has books for all age levels, from pre-school through junior high. Check the calendar for scheduled story times.

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
301 E Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, MO, 63119
Whole Foods Market Story Times

Every Tuesday at 10am join us for story hour. Kids will enjoy a book and an activity.

Free: Yes
Grades: Preschool, Elementary
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
1160 Town & Country Crossings, Town and Country, MO, 63017