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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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SPPL social worker helps patrons in need SPPL social worker helps patrons in need

"The needs of the community show up in the library. The library is public space. Whatever is happening in the world shows up here.”
"The needs of the community show up in the library. The library is public space. Whatever is happening in the world shows up here.”

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Star Tribune: Library late fees scrapped Star Tribune: Library late fees scrapped

Patrons in St. Paul no longer have to pay late fees, and the policy gets rave reviews.
Patrons in St. Paul no longer have to pay late fees, and the policy gets rave reviews.
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2018 in Photos: Top Moments 2018 in Photos: Top Moments

By Phoebelarson
Happy New Year! 2018 was a transformational year for Saint Paul Public Library.
Happy New Year! 2018 was a transformational year for Saint Paul Public Library.
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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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Mayor Carter's plan to erase late fines Mayor Carter's plan to erase late fines

Melvin Carter has been at the lead in St. Paul for nearly a year. But rarely has Jana Shortal seen him as jazzed as he is about breaking…
Melvin Carter has been at the lead in St. Paul for nearly a year. But rarely has Jana Shortal seen him as jazzed as he is about breaking…
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Council expected to approve 2019 budget Council expected to approve 2019 budget

The St. Paul City Council is expected to approve it's 2019 budget Wednesday.
The St. Paul City Council is expected to approve it's 2019 budget Wednesday.
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St. Paul Launches City Reading Program St. Paul Launches City Reading Program

"Through focused conversations, Read Brave helps us better understand [housing] challenges, so we can address those challenges together."
"Through focused conversations, Read Brave helps us better understand [housing] challenges, so we can address those challenges together."
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Saint Paul set to eliminate late fines Saint Paul set to eliminate late fines

St. Paul residents stand on the cusp of amnesty for library late fees. On Wednesday, the St. Paul City Council is set to approve the…
St. Paul residents stand on the cusp of amnesty for library late fees. On Wednesday, the St. Paul City Council is set to approve the…
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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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