Minnesota Author Project

Fiction and Young Adult titles submitted on MN Writes MN Reads between now and June 30, 2018, can be entered into our first annual Minnesota Author Project! Winners receive $1,000 and will be featured in Library Journal. Submissions will be accepted through June 30, 2018. Prizes and eligibility The winners of this contest will receive…
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Niche Academy: Learn to Use the Library’s Digital Services

Saint Paul Public Library provides a variety of digital services: e-books, downloadable music, digital magazines, and downloadable audiobooks. You can also use digital library services provided to research your family tree, repair your car, or learn a new language. Keeping up with all of these services can sometimes be a challenge, so we are working…
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Children’s Books in Karen, Amharic, and Oromo

Saint Paul Public Library has published two children's books in the Karen language, and one book in Amharic and Oromo. The two Karen books, Elephant Huggy and The Hen and the Badger were written by authors from Saint Paul.  The translation of Teach Me to Love into Amharic and Oromo was made possible by a community effort. The library commissioned original texts…
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Publish Your Book at the Library!

Local authors – indie, self-published, aspiring, and mainstream – can now create ebooks and share them with readers across the state and potentially across the country using free tools provided by the Saint Paul Public Library! Create Your Book You can design and export a professional quality version of your own ebook using Pressbooks. Share…
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