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In alignment with the latest guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Health, we are closing all Saint Paul Public Library facilities March 16 through March 27. 


Free online resources.

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Learn a New Language

Use Transparent Language Online to learn 90+ languages (including English) -- available for free with your library card!

Explore Careers, Craft your Resumé, and Find a Great Job!

Tools and expert guidance to help you find a great job. Explore careers, search for jobs, create resumés and cover letters, and more.

Niche Academy

Learn to use digital services with step-by-step how-to video tutorials. Tutorials include OverDrive, Cloud Library, RBdigital, and more!


One-to-one help from online job experts, including live interview coaching, resources, resumé assistance, templates, and more.


The latest events and resources for kids from birth to 11.

San Juanito Dance Tutorial

Learn how to do the dance of the San Juanito—a traditional rhythm that represents the identity of Ecuador. Available through August 2.


The latest for tweens and teens.

LGBTQIA+ Fantasy Fiction for Teens

If you're looking for fantastic (in all senses of the word) LGBTQIA+ YA fantasy, then look no further.

Graphic Adaptations

There are many great novels, and these stories can be brought to life in comic form with the right artist.


The latest news from the library.


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.

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