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We Belong Together at Saint Paul Public Library.


At Saint Paul Public Library, we believe in the power of belonging.

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Welcoming America: Picture Books about Immigrant Experiences

Explore picture books about immigrant and refugee experiences through their stories.

In a New World: The Immigrant and Refugee Experience in YA

These YA books tell stories of immigrants and refugees from all across the world seeking a new place to live in the U.S.

The Refugee and Immigrant Experience | Grades 4 - 6

Learn more about the immigrant and refugee experience with these resources and engaging stories. Includes fiction and nonfiction.

Read: World Refugee Day

Reading about the refugee experience can help us understand the complex reasons behind people seeking asylum.

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.

LGBTQIA+ Non-Fiction

“Think before you speak. Read before you think.” – Fran Lebowitz

LGBTQ+ Books for Kids

Check out these chapter books and graphic novels for kids that include characters that are LGBTQ+

See The Rainbow

Picture books that include/support the LGBTQ+ community.

Asian American Experiences

Celebrating the everyday contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the US for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Asian Pacific Heritage Month Teen Books

This is a list of books and movies written by or about Asian Pacific characters like Aquaman's Jason Mamoa, Ms. Marvel, and more.

Children’s Books in Karen, Amharic, and Oromo

Saint Paul Public Library has published two children's books in the Karen language, and one book in Amharic and Oromo.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Books by Asian Pacific American authors who have lived in Minnesota.

Well-behaved women seldom make HERstory.

YA and Children's books about bold women who broke all the rules, pursued their passions, and made HErstory!
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