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New and Upcoming Music - September 2018 New and Upcoming Music - September 2018

recommended by SPPL_Featured
A few highlighted new and/or classic titles from the September CD order.
A few highlighted new and/or classic titles from the September CD order.

New Books for September 2018 New Books for September 2018

recommended by SPPL_Featured
Here are some of the fiction and nonfiction titles we are excited about for September!
Here are some of the fiction and nonfiction titles we are excited about for September!

Stories by Meg Medina Stories by Meg Medina

recommended by SPPL_ReadBrave
Read more books by Meg Medina, the 2019 Read Brave Saint Paul young adult fiction author of Burn Baby Burn.
Read more books by Meg Medina, the 2019 Read Brave Saint Paul young adult fiction author of Burn Baby Burn.

These Books Are Dangerous These Books Are Dangerous

recommended by SPPL_Anna
Just some of the books that have been frequently challenged and banned in school and public libraries.
Just some of the books that have been frequently challenged and banned in school and public libraries.

Opus & Olives 2018 Opus & Olives 2018

recommended by SPPL_Friends
Going to Opus & Olives on Sunday, October 14, 2018? Here's your ultimate reading list, including titles from all of the authors.
Going to Opus & Olives on Sunday, October 14, 2018? Here's your ultimate reading list, including titles from all of the authors.

Batty Reads Batty Reads

recommended by SPPL_Anna
Great books about the world's favorite (and only) flying mammal
Great books about the world's favorite (and only) flying mammal

New & Upcoming for Kids New & Upcoming for Kids

recommended by SPPL_Featured
Check out these brand-new books for kids!
Check out these brand-new books for kids!

Shark Week Killer Reads! Shark Week Killer Reads!

recommended by SPPL_Cate
To celebrate Shark Week, find some killer books and movies that showcase these predators of the deep.
To celebrate Shark Week, find some killer books and movies that showcase these predators of the deep.

I Want To Go To That School! I Want To Go To That School!

recommended by SPPL_Aura
Check out these kids movies that take place in school. Some magical, some ridiculous, some fun, and some terrifying, but all entertaining!
Check out these kids movies that take place in school. Some magical, some ridiculous, some fun, and some terrifying, but all entertaining!

Just another unrealistic day in School Just another unrealistic day in School

recommended by SPPL_Aura
Let's face it. High school movies are not very realistic, but that is what make them so much fun! Who wants the boring truth, let's enjoy…
Let's face it. High school movies are not very realistic, but that is what make them so much fun! Who wants the boring truth, let's enjoy...

The Eagle Flies at Midnight The Eagle Flies at Midnight

recommended by SPPL_Jessica
For no particular reason at all, I've been thinking about true life spy dramas...
For no particular reason at all, I've been thinking about true life spy dramas...

Make It Sparkle: Art of Costume Design Make It Sparkle: Art of Costume Design

recommended by SPPL_Recommends
When the Guthrie Theater heard about the buzz surrounding our Drag Story Hour series in June, they approached us to create a book list.
When the Guthrie Theater heard about the buzz surrounding our Drag Story Hour series in June, they approached us to create a book list.

Croatia 101 Croatia 101

recommended by SPPL_Jessica
Croatia made it to the World Cup Final! Here is a smattering of history, fiction, travel information, and music if you are interested in…
Croatia made it to the World Cup Final! Here is a smattering of history, fiction, travel information, and music if you are interested in…

Terrible and lovely Terrible and lovely

recommended by SPPL_Z
Beautifully rendered horror, from the gently eerie to the gruesome and grotesque. Spooky graphic novels, online comics, and illustrations…
Beautifully rendered horror, from the gently eerie to the gruesome and grotesque. Spooky graphic novels, online comics, and illustrations…

Dayton's Bluff Neighborhood Dayton's Bluff Neighborhood

recommended by Sppl_emily
Books with references to Saint Paul's East Side neighborhood, past and present.
Books with references to Saint Paul's East Side neighborhood, past and present.

Sideways into Classical Music Sideways into Classical Music

recommended by SPPL_Joey
A few years ago, as my 20s were ending, I got kind of stuck musically. Very little was grabbing me the way it used to.
A few years ago, as my 20s were ending, I got kind of stuck musically. Very little was grabbing me the way it used to.
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