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Information for Possible SPPS Strike

Read Brave: Our Climate CrisisRead Brave: Our Climate Crisis

Read Brave is the library's citywide reading program that focuses on a theme important to the community. The 2020 theme is "Our Climate Crisis."


Information for possible Saint Paul Public Schools strike

Key Information

The City of Saint Paul Parks and Recreation and Saint Paul Public Library serve as important resources for children and their families, especially outside of regular school-day schedules. In the event of a Saint Paul Public Schools strike: 

  • All Saint Paul Public Library locations will have normal business hours. Find a list of hours and locations here.
  • Select recreation centers, libraries, and schools will be offering free meals to youth ages 18 and under. Find an interactive map here.
  • Drop-in library programs will be available, including Homework Centers, Reading Together, Createch, and storytimes.
  • Saint Paul Parks and Recreation S’more Fun sites will offer full-day programming for registered families.
  • The strike may impact Read Brave. The Read Brave team is preparing a contingency plan for Cherie Dimaline’s school visits if the strike moves forward. Find the latest information at or follow the library's social media accounts: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube.
  • Find more information, including a full list of meal sites at



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