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Date: Jan 3rd, 2014
Red Balloon Bookshop and Saint Paul Public Library are hosting an afternoon with Laurie Halse Anderson, one of the most acclaimed authors of young adult literature. Anderson will speak, answer questions, and sign books on Sunday, January 12, at 4:00 p.m. at the Harriet Island Pavilion. The event is free and open to the public.Read More...
Date: Dec 18th, 2013
Meteorologist and newspaper columnist, Mike Lynch, will host three free Star Party events in Saint Paul in January sponsored by Saint Paul Public Library and Saint Paul Parks and Recreation.Read More...
Date: Dec 12th, 2013
The Saint Paul Public Library is offering free circuitry classes for kids this winter break. The Science Museum of Minnesota will present the Creative Circuitry classes at three library locations.Read More...
Date: Dec 12th, 2013
The Saint Paul Public Library seeks to support Karen-speaking families in our community by publishing two bilingual children's picture books in English and Karen. We are seeking authors and illustrators to submit work in English or Karen. The target audiences are beginning readers, from birth to kindergarten. Each book will have to have 20 pages of text and illustrations.
Date: Nov 25th, 2013
Saint Paul Public Library Offers Free Technology Skills Development Program
SAINT PAUL, MN - Saint Paul Public Library has begun offering a technology skill development program called Treehouse, an online learning platform that teaches learners coding and web development skills, like building websites or creating mobile apps, through the use of engaging videos, tutorials, and course modules.
Date: Oct 10th, 2013
Saint Paul Public Library presents Rainbow Rowell in a free book talk and signing event featuring her young adult novel, Eleanor & Park, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30, at the Clarence W. Wigington Pavilion on Harriet Island in Saint Paul. Eleanor & Park has been selected for next year's Read Brave, the Library's citywide program that encourages youth and adults to read and discuss a book that explores issues facing teens today.
Date: Oct 3rd, 2013
This week, the Saint Paul Public Library unveiled LSE Architects' new designs for 2014 renovations to Highland Park and Sun Ray libraries. "These designs show libraries that are inviting and light-filled and provide the flexible spaces and technology needed by today's library users," said Kit Hadley, director of Saint Paul Public Library. "With these renovations, Highland Park and Sun Ray libraries are transforming into learning centers and community destinations for the 21st century."Read More...
Date: Sep 12th, 2013
Saint Paul Public Library is hosting five free True Crime events this October exploring the gangster era during the Prohibition years of the early 20th century as well as the infamous murder case of Edward Phalen, one of the founding fathers of the City of Saint Paul.Read More...
Date: Sep 3rd, 2013
The Saint Paul Public Library will host two public events to showcase new designs by LSE Architects for renovations at Highland Park Library and Sun Ray Library.Read More...
Date: Aug 15th, 2013
Downloadable music with easier access to over five million songs
Saint Paul, MN - Saint Paul Public Library launched the 4.0 update to its highly-successful Freegal Music Service, providing patrons significant new content.
Date: Aug 14th, 2013
Nice Ride Minnesota will be coming to four Saint Paul Public Library locations to demonstrate the basic skills needed to safely ride a bike in the city. Following each of these free workshops, Nice Ride will lead a one-hour ride to practice these skills. Participants must be 18 years or older, and a limited number of Nice Ride bikes will be available at no cost.
Survey Invites Community Input on Highland Park and Sun Ray Libraries--with Renovations Planned for 2014Date: Aug 6th, 2013
The Saint Paul Public Library seeks input from community members and library users on the programs and amenities that will make the Highland Park and Sun Ray libraries great assets for their communities. Renovation projects are planned for 2014 at both libraries.