Join Jefferson County Library from October 11 through November 5 as we highlight the heritage of Indigenous Peoples through a series of programs and activities at all three branches. Patrons who participate can sign up for the library's Highlighting Heritage Challenge for a chance to win gift cards or a themed, all-ages book bundle!

Join the Challenge through Beanstack or at your local branch

Go to our Beanstack page now to register and be ready to start logging activities on October 11 or click on the links below to download the app. (Once you download the app, search for Jefferson County Library to finish setting up an account.) You can also print a paper log or pick one up at your nearest JCL branch to participate. All activities must be recorded online by the end of the day on November 5. Paper logs must be turned in at your nearest JCL branch by 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 5.

Highlighting Heritage Prizes

Patrons who participate in the Highlighting Heritage -- Indigenous Peoples Challenge could win:

A $75 gift card to Amerinkas in West County Center or the Saint Louis Galleria

A $75 gift card to Trickster Company's online store

A themed, all-ages book bundle valued at $75

Highlighting Heritage Events & Activities 

Check out the calendar below for a complete list of events at all three JCL branches:

Calendar of Events


These activities will be available throughout the Highlighting Heritage Challenge or while supplies last:

Highlighting Heritage Scavenger Hunt - Check it out here and complete it at your nearest branch!

Play an Indigenous-inspired game at your nearest JCL branch.

Work on a puzzle that features art created by an Indigenous artist at your nearest JCL branch.

*Natural Cord Bracelet Craft (age 10+) - Windsor Branch

*Paper Strawberry Craft (age 10+) - Arnold Branch

*Corn Husk Dragonfly (age 10+) - Arnold Branch 

(*While supplies last.)

Online Activities & Resources

Virtual Story Time with Miss Amy

Virtual Story Time with Beth

Highlighting Heritage Reading List

Highlighting Heritage Crafts

“Digadohi: Lands, Cherokee, and the Trail of Tears” - a documentary presented by Missouri Humanities  

Indigenous-Inspired Games to Try at Home

Featured Events