The George Latimer Central Library is closed for renovations.


George Latimer Central LibraryGeorge Latimer Central Library is closed for renovations.

Renovations began Monday, October 5, and are expected to take 8-12 weeks.

  • Some items from the library's collection can be requested online and held at other locations.
  • Book drop will be open.
  • Hold lockers in the tunnel below Central Library will be available for hold pick-up.
  • Classes and programs will take place at other neighborhood libraries.

Hold Pick-Up

If you have items requested for pick-up at the Central Library, you can log in to your account and change the hold pick-up location to another library or to the hold lockers located in the tunnel connecting RiverCentre to the skyway (below Central Library).

If you do not change the location, your items will be held for you at the Dayton's Bluff Library.

About the Renovation

The renovations at George Latimer Central Library include enhancements to the public service and circulation areas, the addition of a new workforce and innovation center, and new spaces for meeting, studying, and instruction. The renovation project is funded by donations raised by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library.

Renovation Concepts

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First Floor

First Floor - click for larger image.

Circulation area concept

Second Floor

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Third Floor

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Third floor concept