The latest news from Saint Paul Public Library.

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Knight Foundation invests $100,000 in Innovation Center

Six St. Paul initiatives focused on building community through arts, culture, education and outreach will share $2.15 million in grants.

Resources for homeless individuals to seek housing

Learn about a program in Ramsey County for homeless individuals to seek housing.

SPPL, Reach Out and Read MN launch new multilingual poster

Saint Paul Public Libraries and Reach Out and Read Minnesota are thrilled to share with you our new multilingual and posters.

Amazing Libraries: PBS Books highlights 2019 Drag Story Hour

PBS Books highlights the library's Drag Story Hour series as part of its national Amazing Libraries series.

Celebrate the State Fair with book reviews...on a stick!

We've updated the tradition of every food imaginable on a stick for the library. Enjoy these quick staff book reviews...on a stick!

Youth Services will be closed in September for renovations

The Youth Services department at George Latimer Central Library will be unavailable to the public for all of September 2019.

PBS Books Profiles the Innovation Lab

PBS Books profiles the Innovation Lab at George Latimer Central as part of its "Amazing Libraries" series.

The Role of Libraries in Creating Nature-Rich Communities

Libraries are perfect, if unexpected, institutions to connect people to nature.

Pioneer Press: Unblocking cards boosted library use

Ditching library fines this winter resulted in the first circulation boost for the St. Paul Public Library system in years.

Northern Spark at Rondo Community Library

Rondo Library will be a satellite site for Northern Spark, a late night art festival that lights up the Twin Cities, June 14-15.

Saint Paul Public Library announces 2019 summer activities

y! Summer Spark, the library's flagship summer learning program, kicks off on June 1.

Our City, Our Budget

Help us move Saint Paul forward with a budget that meets our needs today and gives all of us the chance to thrive in the future.

Looking for books that reflect diverse students

Educators at several St. Paul schools with large Hmong populations struggled to find materials in their own language and with portrayals of…

Local artists selected to transform Rondo Library's exterior

Artists and collaborators Gita Ghei, Melvin Giles, and Aki Shibata have a vision for Rondo Community Library.

Seeking Home MN: Valerie's Story

Listen to Seeking Home MN, recorded at SPPL. This episode features Valerie, a woman who is currently experiencing homelessness.
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