The Friends and The Advocates for
Human Rights present
"Not My Life" on Nov. 19th
 
Join us for a new series by The Friends
Women's History Lectures:
Seeds of Suffrage with Jill Zahniser
 
Announcing the 2013 Friends and SPPL
shared Annual Report.
Download an interactive version online.
 
Nominations are now open for
the 27th Minnesota Book Awards.
Submit nominations online.
 
The 11th Annual Opus & Olives
surpassed all expectations!
Opus & Olives returns Oct. 13, 2015

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Saint Paul Public Library Wins Knight Green Line Challenge

Saint Paul Public Library’s “Borrow the Internet” project will offer loans of Wi-Fi hotspots with free Internet service, focused on neighborhoods along the Green Line transit corridor.

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Upcoming Events

Nov
2
Sun
Fitz First @ Four: The Scandal D... @ Common Good Books
Fitz First @ Four: The Scandal D... @ Common Good Books
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm
Fitz First @ Four: The Scandal Detectives @ Common Good Books | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About the Event Dave Page, Fitzgerald scholar, co-editor of The St. Paul Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, and editor of The Thoughtbook of F. Scott Fitzgerald, A Boyhood Diary, will help us separate fact from fiction in the story The Scandal Detectives. Page will explore the real Summit Avenue neighborhood locations, families and children who animate Fitzgerald’s delightful story. About FitzFirst@Four Fitz First @ Four is free and open to the public, and takes place the first Sunday of each month at 4 o’clock at COMMON GOOD BOOKS, located at the corner of Snelling and Grand Avenues, 38 South Snelling Read the Rest...
Nov
3
Mon
Seeds of Suffrage #3: The Uprisi... @ Merriam Park Library
Seeds of Suffrage #3: The Uprisi... @ Merriam Park Library
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm
Seeds of Suffrage #3: The Uprising of the 20,000: The Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike and the Triangle Fire, 1909-1911  @ Merriam Park Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About the series Join Professor Jill Zahniser at Merriam Park Library (1831 Marshall Ave.) for a series of fall lectures on women’s history leading up to the suffrage movement. All events begin at 7 p.m. J.D Zahniser  is an independent scholar who holds a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. She has taught at the Universities of Iowa and Minnesota, St. Cloud State University, and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.  Dr. Zahniser also authored the And Then She Said series of quotations by women. She resides on the west side of St. Paul. The Uprising of the 20,000: The Shirtwaist Read the Rest...
Nov
10
Mon
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series a... @ Saint Paul JCC
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series a... @ Saint Paul JCC
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series and Mount Zion Temple presents Walter Mosley @ Saint Paul JCC | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series and Mount Zion Temple presents Walter Mosley Walter Mosley, one of America’s most celebrated and best-known writers will be reading from Rose Gold, his latest work featuring beloved sleuth Easy Rawlins, kicking off the 2014-2015 Twin Cities Jewish Book Series at the St. Paul JCC on Monday, November 10 at 7 pm. Born in 1952 in South Central Los Angeles, Mosley is the son of a black man and an Eastern European Jewish woman and explores the themes of race, persecution and defiance in his work. In his new mystery, set in the Patty Hearst era of radical black nationalism Read the Rest...

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