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SLCL Names Building after the Robert G. Clark Family

The Clark Family has made a $4 million donation to the St. Louis County Library and St. Louis County Library Foundation to be used toward the new library branch in Ladue. The new branch, to be named the Clark Family Branch, is expected to be completed in late 2023 and will replace the current Headquarters building at 1640 S. Lindbergh Boulevard. The gift includes an additional $2 million dollars for the St. Louis County Library to curate educational programming that furthers the Library’s mission. 

“The generosity of the Clark family truly demonstrates their support of the St. Louis County Library, its mission and the region,” said Kristen Sorth, St. Louis County Library Director & CEO. “This gift will leave a lasting impact for generations of library users and celebrates our efforts to intentionally steer library priorities to support the community through our beautiful buildings, our programs and services, and by promoting literacy and a love of reading. The Clark Family Branch will be a modern, spacious building that celebrates the different patrons who use it. We are so grateful for this incredible gift.” 

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