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Karen Book Launch

Celebrating the publication of a third children's book in the S’gaw Karen language.

SPPL Publishes New Book of Karen Folk Tales and Stories

SPPL has published “Children’s Stories,” by five local writers from the Karen community in Minnesota.

Pride Storytime: "Julián is a Mermaid"

Featuring "Julián is a Mermaid" by Jessica Love and "When Aidan Became a Brother" by Kyle Lukoff.

Picture Books for Pride

Picture books for young readers to help spark a conversation, connection, and new understanding.

LGBT Pride Month: Poetry

Taste the rainbow of queer poets from the 19th century to today.

Juneteenth 2021 Storytime with Tim!

SPPL's Tim reads: Black is a Rainbow Color by Angela Joy & Hey Black Child by Useni Eugene Perkins.

Juneteenth 2021 Read Aloud: Tim "Freedom Over Me"

Tim reads stories from Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life, written and illustrated by Ashley Bryan.

Mental Health Awareness for Kids: The Developing Self

The following books help nurture a child's developing identity and concept of self with messages and affirmations of love and acceptance.

Jewish American Heritage Month: Fiction

Explore these fictional stories about Jewish Americans or written by Jewish-American authors.

Beyond Cinco de Mayo: Mexican History and Culture

Mexican history, culture, food, art, archeology, and mythology.

Jewish American Heritage Month: History and Online Resources

Explore these resources about Jewish history, heritage and contributions to American culture.

Jewish American Heritage Month: Music and Movies

May is Jewish-American Heritage Month. Explore these CDs, movies, and books featuring Jewish American musicians, performers, and directors.

Jewish American Heritage Month: Children's Books

Celebrate and learn about the Jewish experience with this selection of both picture books and biographies for children.

Resources for Healing, Self-Care, and Accountability

Saint Paul Public Library is committed to creating a community where all feel safe and seen.

Mapping Prejudice in Ramsey County

The Mapping Prejudice project studies the history and legacies of racism and housing segregation in St. Paul.

Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource List

Books for all ages to provide context of Asian American history, stories, and experiences.
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