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The latest news from Saint Paul Public Library.

Press Contact: stacy.opitz@ci.stpaul.mn.us | 651-266-7006

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SPPL Extends Community Career Labs Through 2021

The Community Career Labs program will be extended through 2021, thanks to Community Development Block Grant funds.

Recycle your broken holiday lights at the library

Got broken strings of holiday lights? Don't throw them away—recycle them at the library! STARTS DECEMBER 1

Saint Paul Public Library Receives Major CARES Act Grant

The grant will support culturally responsive services to Saint Paul’s ethnic and racially diverse communities through December 31, 2021.

Here are the Winners of the Read Brave Kids 2020 Art Contest

We are proud to announce the winners of the Read Brave Kids library card art contest. Art was inspired by the environment and natural world.

Library Journal names Pang Yang a 2020 Mover & Shaker

Saint Paul Public Library is proud to announce that Pang Yang has been named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker.

Read Brave Kids Book Voting Winner Announced

The votes are in! Saint Paul kids ages 0-8th grade voted to choose this year's Read Brave Kids: Our Climate Crisis top reads.

Librarians Recruited for Mask Making

With libraries closed due to COVID-19, library staffers have been redeployed as garment workers to help with the city's pandemic response.

One Book | One Minnesota

A statewide book club that invites Minnesotans of all ages to read the same book and come together virtually to enjoy, reflect, and discuss.

St. Paul libraries see a boost after going fine-free

A year later, circulation has grown 1.8% citywide, with some branches seeing double-digit increases.

Noura in the (Doll's) House!

The Guthrie Theater's new production of Noura is playwright Heather Raffo's take on the Ibsen classic "A Doll's House."

Top Titles of 2019

Top fiction & nonfiction titles by number of check outs for adults in 2019

Top 25 E-books of the Decade

The most checked out titles in our ebook collection during the 2010s, in order of popularity.

SPPL's Decade in Review: 2010-2019

The 2010s were an exciting decade for Saint Paul Public Library, ushering in a new era of e-books, 21st-century upgrades, and more!

The Friends kicks off 75-year celebration

Friends of the St. Paul Public Library, envy of librarians everywhere, kicks off 75-year celebration

Design Your Library: Facilities Master Plan

The library is developing a new facilities master plan that will guide the renovation and use of our buildings. Take the survey!
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