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Local artists to transform Rondo facade Local artists to transform Rondo facade

Artists and collaborators Gita Ghei, Melvin Giles, and Aki Shibata have a vision for Rondo Community Library.
Artists and collaborators Gita Ghei, Melvin Giles, and Aki Shibata have a vision for Rondo Community Library.
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Seeking Home MN: Valerie's Story Seeking Home MN: Valerie's Story

Listen to Seeking Home MN, recorded at SPPL. This episode features Valerie, a woman who is currently experiencing homelessness.
Listen to Seeking Home MN, recorded at SPPL. This episode features Valerie, a woman who is currently experiencing homelessness.
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Teens Know Best selected as Top 10 group Teens Know Best selected as Top 10 group

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected 16 public and school libraries from across the country.
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected 16 public and school libraries from across the country.
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Read Brave Takes on Tough Topics Read Brave Takes on Tough Topics

How can a community have brave, challenging conversations? That was the question St. Paul, MN Mayor Melvin Carter III posed to the library.
How can a community have brave, challenging conversations? That was the question St. Paul, MN Mayor Melvin Carter III posed to the library.
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A Lexicon Around Intimacy A Lexicon Around Intimacy

By Cmaxwell
Read a Q&A with the Guthrie Theater's first-ever intimacy consultant for "As You Like It," followed by a recommended staff reading list.
Read a Q&A with the Guthrie Theater's first-ever intimacy consultant for "As You Like It," followed by a recommended staff reading list.
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Millennial explains career as librarian Millennial explains career as librarian

Whoever said libraries are lame was wrong.  Or maybe, they just haven't been to one in awhile.
Whoever said libraries are lame was wrong.  Or maybe, they just haven't been to one in awhile.
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Strib: No more fines for overdue books? Strib: No more fines for overdue books?

The idea is to encourage families who have stayed away because of accumulated fines to return to the library and the worlds that it opens.…
The idea is to encourage families who have stayed away because of accumulated fines to return to the library and the worlds that it opens.…
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Twin Cities Agenda on Library Budget Twin Cities Agenda on Library Budget

By: Jeremy Laue, Twin Cities Agenda: I don’t remember exactly how old I was, but I remember going to the library in my hometown to get a…
By: Jeremy Laue, Twin Cities Agenda: I don’t remember exactly how old I was, but I remember going to the library in my hometown to get a…
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MPR: Carter recommends shelving fines MPR: Carter recommends shelving fines

MPR News Staff · Aug 29, 2018 St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter says he's making the city's library system the first in the state to eliminate...
MPR News Staff · Aug 29, 2018 St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter says he's making the city's library system the first in the state to eliminate...
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PiPress: No more late fines at library? PiPress: No more late fines at library?

It’s a penalty almost as old as the American public library system itself. You check a book out from your local library, and return it a…
It’s a penalty almost as old as the American public library system itself. You check a book out from your local library, and return it a…
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Meg Medina wins Newbery Medal Meg Medina wins Newbery Medal

Meg Medina, the 2019 Read Brave Saint Paul author of Burn Baby Burn, was awarded the prestigious John Newbery Medal.
Meg Medina, the 2019 Read Brave Saint Paul author of Burn Baby Burn, was awarded the prestigious John Newbery Medal.
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Beth Burns: Proud to Support Fine Free Beth Burns: Proud to Support Fine Free

Beth Burns, President of The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, is proud to support Mayor Carter’s proposal to eliminate late fines
Beth Burns, President of The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, is proud to support Mayor Carter’s proposal to eliminate late fines
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Saint Paul Paul Library goes fine-free Saint Paul Paul Library goes fine-free

By FREDERICK MELO | fmelo@pioneerpress.com | Pioneer Press PUBLISHED: December 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm | UPDATED: December 20, 2018 at 8:25 am…
By FREDERICK MELO | fmelo@pioneerpress.com | Pioneer Press PUBLISHED: December 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm | UPDATED: December 20, 2018 at 8:25 am…
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Fireside Series features Sarah Stonich Fireside Series features Sarah Stonich

Built in 1930, the Hamline Midway Library in St. Paul is a lovely old brick building with bay windows, a grand front entrance and a…
Built in 1930, the Hamline Midway Library in St. Paul is a lovely old brick building with bay windows, a grand front entrance and a…
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