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FAMILY DISTANCE LEARNING SUPPORT @ SPPL

Saint Paul Public Library and Saint Paul Public Schools are partnering to provide support services for Saint Paul students and families doing distance learning.

The Family Distance Learning Support services at the library are for Pre-K students and their families who are seeking technological, academic, and literacy support.

LOCATIONS & HOURS

Family Distance Learning Support services are available at three locations by appointment only:

George Latimer Central Library

  • Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Appointments available in Hmong and English)

Riverview Library

  • Thursdays 1:00 – 7:30 p.m. (Appointments available in Spanish and English)

Rondo Community Library

  • Tuesdays 1:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Appointments available in Karen and English)

Appointments are made on the hour and are a maximum of 45 minutes long. 

Reservations are Required

To make an appointment at George Latimer Central Library, call 651-266-7000.

To make an appointment at Riverview Library, call 651-292-6626.

To make an appointment at Rondo Community Library, call 651-266-7400.

OR

Reservations must be made at least 1 day in advance.

Only one appointment per student can be made at a time.

SERVICES

Services offered during in-person appointments may include:

  • one-on-one support from library staff
  • assistance with accessing technology and school learning platforms
  • basic academic support
  • literacy support for student and caregiver
  • engagement activities for student
  • answering basic reference questions and reader's advisory
  • brief time for browsing and checking out library materials

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ARRIVE

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The safety of our patrons and staff is a priority.

Everyone is required to wear a mask. If you do not bring a mask, one will be provided for you.

Appointment stations are set up to practice social distancing.

Spaces, stations, and supplies will be cleaned in between reservations.

RESOURCES

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