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Date: Mar 3rd, 2013
The Saint Paul Public Library will be hosting a free series of events celebrating diversity in families. The I ART Families series invites kids and their parents to celebrate families through art.Read More...
Date: Feb 18th, 2013
Library director Kit Hadley appeared on The Daily Circuit on Minnesota Public Radio to talk about the future of libraries in the digital age.Read More...
Date: Feb 14th, 2013
It's time to pick a winner! Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award voting will be held at Hamline Midway, Highland Park, and Central Libraries March 1-April 6.Read More...
Date: Feb 8th, 2013
Saint Paul Public Library customers now have access to online magazines from Zinio. Full digital copies of nearly 100 popular magazines are available, including Consumer Reports, Newsweek, Clean Eating, O-The Oprah Magazine, Men's Health, Hot Rod, Economist, Esquire, and more.Read More...
Date: Jan 22nd, 2013
From the East Side Review: Early ideas for a renovation of St. Paul's Sun Ray library share common themes: streamline services, enhance technology and design flexible spaces that can change as patrons' needs change.Read More...
Date: Jan 22nd, 2013
From the St. Paul Pioneer Press and TwinCities.com:
Ramsey County Library patrons often make a beeline for the branches' catalog-search terminals and public-access PCs, as they have for years.
But now, increasingly, they'll reach out to tap or swipe the displays in a mistaken assumption that the old-style terminals are touchscreens, like an iPad.
This is an example of how metro-area public libraries haven't always kept up as digital access to information has changed.
Public-library leaders in the Twin Cities acknowledge this -- and are obsessed with getting caught up.Read More...
Date: Jan 18th, 2013
When her Born This Way Ball tour rolls into St. Paul, Minn., on February 6, Lady Gaga will be bringing more than music to her fans - known as Little Monsters. The pop icon's Born This Way Foundation has teamed up with the St. Paul Public Library for a program called Read Brave, which is designed to encourage youth empowerment.Read More...
Date: Jan 15th, 2013
Teens can earn a chance to board Gaga’s Born Brave Bus during her concert tour.Read More...
Date: Jan 8th, 2013
This winter, families can enjoy a story while exploring one of Saint Paul's beautiful parks. The Saint Paul Public Library and Saint Paul Parks and Recreation are partnering to bring the StoryWalk program to Saint Paul.Read More...
Date: Dec 13th, 2012
Saint Paul Public Library will be hosting a series of free cultural events for kids in January and February. The Global Passport series features programs from Japanese Kite Making to African Drumming.Read More...
Date: Dec 6th, 2012
The Saint Paul Public Library will be hosting collaborative storytelling workshops for grade school kids during winter break.Read More...
Date: Nov 13th, 2012
There is a group of teens in Saint Paul that will soon be helping to shape the publishing industry. Teens in this group will read and review advance copies of young adult books, and their reviews will be submitted to publishers to help guide publishing decisions.Read More...