REOPENING BY THE BOOK: Returns accepted 24/7 at all book drops. Extended use fees will be charged beginning July 16. Contactless pickup of items placed on hold begins July 8. March holds will be filled first; expect delays of three business days when placing a hold. Book donations will not be accepted until further notice. Thank you for your patience as we safely reopen the library.
Due to safe materials handling, items may still show on your account for at least a period of 5 days after returning. We will backdate your checkin to reflect the day we received your items. Thanks for your patience.
THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Due dates for all items have been extended through July 15. Please take a moment to review your holds and cancel any you may no longer need. Please return your items before fees and fines begin accruing on July 16. Library staff members are available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (until 7 on Thursdays) by chat, by phone (314-635-0410) or via email to answer questions and help you with resources.
"Previous works written by Anna Quindelen were enjoyable so I thought I'd give this one a try. The first third of this book was slow and drawn out as Rebecca's life story methodically unfolded, and the characters around her, both present and past, ..."