On the heels of the library’s Drag Story Hour, a Q&A with the Guthrie Theater’s costume artist about her work on “The Legend of Georgia McBride”

When the Guthrie Theater heard the buzz around our Drag Story Hour series in June, they reached out to say it was producing a drag-inspired show this summer. “The Legend of Georgia McBride,” now on stage at the Guthrie, tells the tale of an Elvis-impersonator-turned-drag-queen complete with bedazzled outfits and costume changes galore. Library guest…
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Using Your Shelves

Your account includes three Shelves that you can use: Completed, In Progress, and For Later. Items that you rate, tag, or add comments to are automatically added to your Completed shelf. You can also add titles to your Completed shelf from your Checked Out or On Hold lists, search results, title screens, or your other…
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Introducing Libby Academy

The Libby app for e-books from OverDrive has received some fancy upgrades! When opening up the app, you will find Libby’s face in the top right corner, representing the options menu. Tapping that icon enables you to switch and add libraries and library cards. It also lets you select your reading options and, under “Explore…
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Mad Science for Preschoolers

Mad Science Preschool Workshops are unique hands-on, minds-on learning experiences for preschool-age children, 3 ½ to 5 years old. Interactive and age-appropriate, each workshop introduces children to a basic science topic. From animal friends and bugs, to water, weather and worms, dozens of topics are available. Preschool workshops last for 45 minutes, but the interest they…
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Going Mobile

The new SPPL.org was built to be mobile-friendly, so you can do all of the same things you can do on a desktop or laptop computer on your tablet, smartphone, or other mobile devices. The library's website is responsive, so it adapts to the size and orientation of whatever web browser or device you are using…
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Digital Library Highlights: Digital Magazines and Audiobooks

Check out digital magazines and audiobooks from the library using RBdigital.  Saint Paul Public Library’s RBdigital magazine collection contains many popular titles, including some (like Newsweek) that are only available digitally. Downloaded magazines are yours to keep! There are no due dates and you can keep the magazine on your device as long as you like…
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