Join us for the fifth annual
Minnesota Crossword
Tournament on June 12!
 
Thanks to all of our 2015 supporters!
You helped us provide almost
$2 million in support for the library.
 
Congratulations to the 2016
Letters About Literature
Student Essay Contest Winners!
 
Congratulations to the finalists
and winners of the 2016
Minnesota Book Awards!
 
In celebration of National Labor
History Month, we present
Untold Stories labor history series.
 

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Letters About Literature: State Winners Announced

The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, as …

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Upcoming Events

Jun
2
Thu
A Celebration of History Day Pro... @ East Side Freedom Library
A Celebration of History Day Pro... @ East Side Freedom Library
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
A Celebration of History Day Projects @ East Side Freedom Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Middle and high school students have created great projects — essay papers, story boards, websites, videos, and skits — which reveal many of the formerly “untold” stories of local history.  Join us as we learn from these projects and celebrate the young historians who have created them. This event will also celebrate the second anniversary of the East Side Freedom Library. Return to Series >>
Jun
5
Sun
FitzFirst@Four: “Financing Finne... @ Common Good Books
FitzFirst@Four: “Financing Finne... @ Common Good Books
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm
FitzFirst@Four: “Financing Finnegan” or Financing Fitzgerald?  @ Common Good Books | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Deborah Schlacks, Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, will present a talk on Fitzgerald’s lively short story, Financing Finnegan, on Sunday, June 5, at 4:00 p.m.  The program is part of FitzFirst@Four, the free monthly discussion series on F. Scott Fitzgerald, held at Common Good Books in Saint Paul and coordinated by Fitzgerald in Saint Paul. Financing Finnegan is set in the office of Mr. Cannon, a beleaguered literary agent who must cope with Finnegan, the famous author whose “career had started brilliantly … or at least it started brilliantly all over again every few years.”  The story Read the Rest...
Jun
7
Tue
Books & Bars: “A Man Called Ove” @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Books & Bars: “A Man Called Ove” @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Bars: "A Man Called Ove" @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
With The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, moderator Jeff Kamin brings his unique take on a public book club show to Saint Paul every first Tuesday of the month (with some exceptions: July and August will be held on the third Tuesday). Even if you don’t like the featured book, he “guarantees a good time at our entertaining discussions.” All are welcome to try this moderated reinvention of the book club. 5:00 Social Hour | 6:15 Discussion A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if Read the Rest...

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