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Activities for kids at St. Paul Public Libraries (

Nov 14, 2022
St. Paul Public Libraries are hosting events designed for the youngest kids to grow their confidence, character, and creativity.

St. Paul library officials unveil library designs

Nov 01, 2022
St. Paul officials on Monday released final building designs and floor plans for the Hamline Midway, Hayden Heights and Riverview…

Library renderings, open houses for library remodels

Nov 01, 2022
The St. Paul Public Library system has unveiled new renderings for major remodels of the Hayden Heights and Riverview libraries, as well as…
Saint Paul Public Library reveals final building designs and floor plans for the transformation of Hamline Midway, Hayden Heights, and Riverview libraries

Final building designs and floor plans for three libraries

Oct 31, 2022
SPPL today revealed the final building designs and floor plans for Hamline Midway, Hayden Heights, and Riverview Libraries.
Saint Paul Public Library invites community members to provide feedback through new survey, interactive library dream board.

Provide Feedback Through New Survey, Interactive Dream Board

Aug 24, 2022
Your are invited to participate in a 3rd community survey to provide input on interior design elements for library transformation projects.

St. Paul looks to libraries as frontier of community safety

Jul 22, 2022
St. Paul is investing $1.5 million in federal dollars into the public library system to enhance public safety.

SPPL invites community to share feedback at design workshops

Jul 15, 2022
See updated and in-progress designs for the library. LSE Architects will lead attendees through discussions on interior and exterior design.

Celebrate a Transformed Innovation Lab

Jun 15, 2022
Celebrate the ribbon-cutting of the transformed Innovation Lab on Wednesday, June 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at George Latimer Central Library.

SPPL invites feedback through survey, library dream board

Jun 14, 2022
Feedback will shape community-centered vision to transform Saint Paul libraries.

St. Paul to rebuild Hamline Midway Library, remodel 2 others

Jun 01, 2022
A 92-year-old library is set to be demolished to make way for a larger, more accessible branch. Hamline Midway Library in St. Paul will be…

Free reading and learning fun for kids and teens all summer

Jun 01, 2022
Summer Spark learning activities and events from June 1 through August 31 for ages 0-18.

As libraries drop late fees, long-overdue books return

May 31, 2022
Minnesota libraries went fine-free, then waited to see: Would patrons hoard all the books?

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal - May 27, 2022

May 31, 2022
St. Paul will replace Hamline-Midway library, overhaul Hayden Heights and Riverview

3 St. Paul libraries to get major makeovers

May 31, 2022
The St. Paul Public Library has revealed plans to transform the Riverview, Hayden Heights and Hamline Midway branches. "We have spent the…

Big Changes Announced for 3 St. Paul Libraries

May 26, 2022
Following more than a year of outreach and sometimes pitched debate, the St. Paul Public Library system has unveiled renovation plans.

St. Paul reveals final plans for $18M in upgrades

May 26, 2022
St. Paul is planning nearly $18 million in upgrades for 3 libraries, including a complete rebuild of the 92-year-old Hamline Midway branch.
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