The Friends and Park Square Theatre
present an evening with the cast
of "33 Variations"

Join us for a new series by The Friends
Women's History Lectures:
Seeds of Suffrage with Jill Zahniser
The Friends and The Advocates for
Human Rights present
"Call Me Kuchu" on Oct. 15
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.

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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

“Northern Orchards: Places Near ... @ Oakland Cemetery
“Northern Orchards: Places Near ... @ Oakland Cemetery
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm
"Northern Orchards: Places Near the Dead" @ Oakland Cemetery | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Join author James Silas Rogers at Oakland Cemetery (Saint Paul’s oldest cemetery) for a brief tour and selected readings from Northern Orchards: Places Near the Dead, a thought-provoking collection of essays and poems that explore memory, the meaning of place, and sacred space.In case of inclement weather, the program will be held in the cemetery chapel.  Essayist and poet James Silas Rogers is a life-long resident of St Paul. His essays and poems have appeared in a wide range of journals, including New Letters, South Dakota Review, and Minnesota Monthly.  He is the author of a book of poems, Sundogs (2006); a poem from this collection was read Read the Rest...
10 Year Anniversary Reception – ... @ Library, Room 302
10 Year Anniversary Reception – ... @ Library, Room 302
Oct 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
10 Year Anniversary Reception - Dayton's Bluff and Metropolitan State University Libraries @ Library, Room 302 | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Celebrating 10 Years of Connecting Communities! We’ve called 645 East Seventh Street home for 10 years now! Metropolitan State University Library and Information Services Saint Paul Public Library—Dayton’s Bluff Center for Academic Excellence Metropolitan State University Bookstore Gordon Parks Gallery Open House Sunday, Oct. 26, 2–4 p.m. (at the Library and Learning Center) “Celebrity” Storytime Labyrinth Walk Student Readings Building Tours Origami and Haiku Science Saturday Fun Film Screenings and more… Anniversary Reception Tuesday, Oct. 28, 4:30–6:30 p.m. (Library, Room 302) Guest Speakers: Kit Hadley Ginny Arthur Maythee Kantar Evelyn Rolloff Suzanne Nielsen Teens Know Best Both events are open Read the Rest...
Women’s History Lecture: “The Co... @ Merriam Park Library
Women’s History Lecture: “The Co... @ Merriam Park Library
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm
Women's History Lecture: “The Coming of the New Speed”: Everyday Life in America, 1890-1920" @ Merriam Park Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
“The Coming of the New Speed”: Everyday Life in America, 1890-1920  For the first time in history, time began to “fly” around the turn of the 20th century. New technologies changed the face of America and women’s lives in particular. Household inventions eased the drudgery of housework, opening up new opportunities for some women and ending them for others. Learn who won and who lost with the coming of the new speed. 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 Read the Rest...

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