Saint Paul Public Library will be closed on Thursday, May 1.

Rice Street Library History

The first Rice Street branch of the Saint Paul Public Library opened on March 1, 1952. It was located just south of the present building.

The building at the present location was opened in 2002.

Photo Album

Rice Street Library interior

 

Rice Street Library interior - March 1, 1952.

Rice Street Library dedication Librarian Perrie Jones speaking at the dedication of the Rice Street Library -- March 1, 1952.
Rice Street Library exterior Rice Street Library exterior - 1952.