All Saint Paul Public Library locations will be closed September 3 - 5.
The West 7th Library will be closed September 2 - 5.

General Reference

Research Databases



  • Encyclopedia of Religion

    A cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture.

Selected Websites


Fact Files

  • Fugitive Fact File

    Hard-to-find and miscellaneous information. From Hennepin County Library.

  • Did You Know?

    Answers to commonly-asked questions and hard-to-find information on many subjects. From Santa Cruz Public Libraries.

Abbreviations & Acronyms

  • Acronym Finder

    Find out what any acronym, abbreviation, or initialism stands for.



    Reference, verse, fiction, and nonfiction books online.



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