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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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SPPL Finalist for St. Paul Chamber Award SPPL Finalist for St. Paul Chamber Award

Saint Paul Public Library is a finalist for the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce's Leaders In Local Government Awards for Public Safety
Saint Paul Public Library is a finalist for the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce's Leaders In Local Government Awards for Public Safety
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MinnPost: The most popular books at SPPL MinnPost: The most popular books at SPPL

A plane crashes in a remote part of Minnesota, killing a U.S. senator. No, we’re not recounting one of the sadder episodes in Minnesota…
A plane crashes in a remote part of Minnesota, killing a U.S. senator. No, we’re not recounting one of the sadder episodes in Minnesota…
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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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A Q&A with the Guthrie’s costume artisan A Q&A with the Guthrie’s costume artisan

By Cmaxwell
On the heels of the library’s Drag Story Hour, a Q&A with the Guthrie Theater’s costume artist about “The Legend of Georgia McBride”
On the heels of the library’s Drag Story Hour, a Q&A with the Guthrie Theater’s costume artist about “The Legend of Georgia McBride”
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Drag Story Hour brings glitz to library Drag Story Hour brings glitz to library

From StarTribune: The St. Paul Public Library's Drag Story Hour celebrates Pride while teaching self-acceptance.
From StarTribune: The St. Paul Public Library's Drag Story Hour celebrates Pride while teaching self-acceptance.
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Drag Story Hour slays in St. Paul Drag Story Hour slays in St. Paul

BY HANNAH JONES, CITYPAGES The room was steamy, and not just because there was a summer rain finishing up outside, but also because the…
BY HANNAH JONES, CITYPAGES The room was steamy, and not just because there was a summer rain finishing up outside, but also because the…
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Drag Story Hour: SPPL celebrates Pride Drag Story Hour: SPPL celebrates Pride

Saint Paul Public Library (SPPL) will host three Drag Story Hours for families in June and July in celebration of Pride.
Saint Paul Public Library (SPPL) will host three Drag Story Hours for families in June and July in celebration of Pride.
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Update Your Technology Skills Update Your Technology Skills

This message is NOT just for Nancy who “replies all” to every office e-mail or “I don’t need a cell phone” Joe.
This message is NOT just for Nancy who “replies all” to every office e-mail or “I don’t need a cell phone” Joe.
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Librarians drop gloves in bookish battle Librarians drop gloves in bookish battle

Winnipeg Public Library takes to Twitter to trash talk colleagues in rival cities, including Saint Paul and Minneapolis.
Winnipeg Public Library takes to Twitter to trash talk colleagues in rival cities, including Saint Paul and Minneapolis.
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SPPL open during Rice Park construction SPPL open during Rice Park construction

Getting to downtown Saint Paul—and the George Latimer Central Library—may be a challenge this summer!
Getting to downtown Saint Paul—and the George Latimer Central Library—may be a challenge this summer!
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