December 24 - 25: All locations closed.
December 26:
Dayton's Bluff and West 7th libraries closed.
The Bookmobile will be out of service December 22 - January 2.

Winter Carnival

Saint Paul Winter Carnival
Event listings and other information about the Saint Paul Winter Carnival.

  • 2014 Dates: January 23 - February 2

Treasure Hunt

TwinCities.com: Treasure Hunt
The latest clues, news, and discussion forums from the Saint Paul Pioneer Press.

Treasure Hunt Headquarters
Clues, rules, and the history of the hunt from 1952 to the present.

Cooler Crew
Explanations of medallion hunt clues back to the 1950s.

Images of Saint Paul Parks
Photographs of potential hiding spots for the Winter Carnival Medallion. Designed to be used with the Saint Paul Parks: A Treasure Hunters Guide book.

Library Resources

Saint Paul Parks: A Treasure Hunters Guide
Available at most library locations. Features maps of city parks in which the medallion may be hidden.

Saint Paul Collection at Central Library
Includes Winter Carnival-produced materials, such as souvenir and commemorative albums, and several pamphlets on ice palaces past. Also includes Library staff or volunteer-produced scrapbooks.

Winter Carnival materials in the Saint Paul Public Library and Ramsey County Historical Society's collections (PDF).