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Editorial: A workforce focus Editorial: A workforce focus

The library is spotlighting a powerful theme that unites its work and the fundraising that supports it: preparing St. Paul’s workforce.
The library is spotlighting a powerful theme that unites its work and the fundraising that supports it: preparing St. Paul’s workforce.

Meet this year's Read Brave rock star Meet this year's Read Brave rock star

In a telephone conversation from his home in El Paso, Texas, you hear in Saenz’s voice compassion, love of writing
In a telephone conversation from his home in El Paso, Texas, you hear in Saenz’s voice compassion, love of writing

Aristotle & Dante is 2018 book Aristotle & Dante is 2018 book

The library’s annual one book program for teens culminates with a visit from Sáenz February 28-March 1, 2018
The library’s annual one book program for teens culminates with a visit from Sáenz February 28-March 1, 2018

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…

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.…

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...

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…

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…

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!

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.

SPPL debuts smartphone-friendly website SPPL debuts smartphone-friendly website

Mobile-friendly? Check. Google-like searching? Yep. Wish-list making? You betcha.
Mobile-friendly? Check. Google-like searching? Yep. Wish-list making? You betcha.

SPPL launches new website and catalog SPPL launches new website and catalog

SPPL will launch a new website, online catalog, and integrated events calendar on Tuesday, May 15.
SPPL will launch a new website, online catalog, and integrated events calendar on Tuesday, May 15.

Volunteer of the Year: Jerri Jo Brandt Volunteer of the Year: Jerri Jo Brandt

Jerri Jo Brandt has been volunteering at Riverview Library since 2009.
Jerri Jo Brandt has been volunteering at Riverview Library since 2009.

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…

Library extends to Giant Wash Laundry Library extends to Giant Wash Laundry

The Library’s new “Wash & Learn” program will create pop-up libraries and digital classrooms in the laundromat for families.
The Library’s new “Wash & Learn” program will create pop-up libraries and digital classrooms in the laundromat for families.
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