The Friends and The Advocates for
Human Rights present
"Small, Small Thing" on Jan. 6
 
Book Artist Exhibit & Reception
Celebrating Harriet Bart
Dec. 12–Jan. 25 | Reception Jan. 15
 
The Center for the Book invites
Minnesota's 4-12 grade students
to enter the 2015 contest
 
Announcing the 2013 Friends and SPPL
shared Annual Report.
Download an interactive version online.

Nominations are now closed for
the 27th Minnesota Book Awards.
View the full list of nominees
 

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Minnesota Book Awards Announces Recipients of the 2015 Book Artist Award

The Minnesota Book Awards is pleased to announce Harriet Bart and her longtime collaborative partners, printer Philip Gallo and binder Jill Jevne, as the winners of the 2015 Minnesota Book Artist Award for a new piece entitled “Ghost Maps”.

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Upcoming Events

Jan
6
Tue
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Highland Park Community Center Auditorium
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Highland Park Community Center Auditorium
Jan 6 @ 6:30 pm
Women's Human Rights Film Series: "Small, Small Thing: The Olivia Zinnah Story" @ Highland Park Community Center Auditorium | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About “Small, Small Thing: The Olivia Zinnah Story” This award-winning documentary tells the compelling story of the case of 7-year-old rape victim Olivia Zinnah, who died in 2012 despite five years of medical treatments and the intervention of the Liberian government. Originally from deep in the Liberian jungle, Olivia and her mother are shunned from their tribe for seeking outside help. They are left stranded in Monrovia at the mercy of President Sirleaf’s government, facing the most difficult decision of all. What price are they willing to pay for justice?  About the Film Series The Friends and The Advocates for Read the Rest...
Jan
15
Thu
2015 MN Book Artist Reception @ Open Book
2015 MN Book Artist Reception @ Open Book
Jan 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2015 MN Book Artist Reception @ Open Book | Minneapolis | Minnesota | United States
2015 MN Book Artist Reception Celebrate the collaborative work of 2015 Book Artist Award winner, Harriet Bart, with printer Philip Gallo and binder Jill Jevne. View an exhibit featuring their work and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, wine, and live music at this popular annual event, sponsored by Lerner Publishing Group. The reception runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., with a brief program at 6:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ­­­­­­ The exhibit will be on display in the Cowles Literary Commons, on the second floor of the Open Book building, December 12 through January 25. Reception and exhibit are free and open to the public. The Read the Rest...
Jan
21
Wed
Books & Bars: “An Untamed State” @ The Happy Gnome
Books & Bars: “An Untamed State” @ The Happy Gnome
Jan 21 @ 5:30 pm
Books & Bars: "An Untamed State" @ The Happy Gnome | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About Books & Bars Social at 5:30 p.m. | Discussion at 6:15 p.m. With The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library and The Happy Gnome, moderator Jeff Kamin brings his take on a book club to a public bar, where people’s opinions flow freely and everyone has a good time – especially after a little “social lubrication.” Free and open to the public. About An Untamed State Roxane Gay is a powerful new literary voice whose short stories and essays have already earned her an enthusiastic audience. In An Untamed State, she delivers an assured debut about a woman kidnapped Read the Rest...

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