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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Congratulations to the 2018 I Read! I Vote! Bookmark Contest Winners

On Sunday, April 15, 2018 Library Director Catherine Penkert unveiled the winners of Saint Paul Public Library's annual I Read! I Vote! bookmark contest. I Read! I Vote! is SPPL's program celebrating the Minnesota Youth Reading Awards (MYRA). The contest challenges students to design bookmarks based on one of the nominated MYRA titles. This year…
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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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