Announcing the launch
of the 29th annual
Minnesota Book Awards!
Join us on October 16 for
Dinner, drinks and lit-talk
with 5 of America's top authors
Announcing "Great Lakes Reads"
a Center for the Book
collaboration among 8 states
 
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!
 

Featured Posts

Advocacy Committee Announces its 2017 Platform

Advocates call on City leaders to expand collections, update Rondo Library, continue digitization, and support “ConnectED” Presidential Initiative to get library cards in the hands of every student.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
28
Wed
‘66 – Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation @ Landmark Center, Weyerhaeuser Auditorium
‘66 – Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation @ Landmark Center, Weyerhaeuser Auditorium
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm
‘66 - Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation @ Landmark Center, Weyerhaeuser Auditorium | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
‘66 – Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation is a musical journey through the cultural, social and political events of the year 1966 on its 50th anniversary. Written and performed by vocalists Diana Grasselli, Bradley Greenwald and Prudence Johnson, and pianist Dan Chouinard, this successful troupe of collaborators will present, for the third year in a row to the Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, a workshop and re-imagining of a significant musical and cultural occurrence on the national and world stage—the explosive mid-1960’s and their impact on our perceptions and the social fabrics of the day, then and now. Doors open Read the Rest...
Sep
29
Thu
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: ... @ St. Paul JCC
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: ... @ St. Paul JCC
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: Steven Simon @ St. Paul JCC | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Steven Simon presents The Struggle for the Future of the US-Israel Alliance CLICK HERE for tickets Steven Simon is a diplomat, policymaker, and writer. Now a Professor at Dartmouth College, he previously served as Senior Director for Middle Eastern and North African Affairs at the White House, advising President Obama during a difficult period in US-Israeli relations and amid the upheavals of the Arab Spring. In the Clinton Administration, he was Senior Director for Counterterrorism. Simon will speak on issues including the powerful demographic, cultural, and strategic currents that are driving the US and Israel apart. From politics to spiritual insight, Read the Rest...
Oct
1
Sat
Lauren Stringer, Yellow Time @ Red Balloon Bookshop
Lauren Stringer, Yellow Time @ Red Balloon Bookshop
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am
Lauren Stringer, Yellow Time  @ Red Balloon Bookshop | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Lauren Stringer Presents Yellow Time Kicking off the Litoberfest series, Lauren Stringer celebrates the coming of autumn in her new book – an exuberant, joyful ode to that magical time when the leaves are changing color and the animals are preparing for winter. This lyrical celebration of the beauty and fun of autumn is sure to become a perennial fall favorite. Lauren Stringer is an artist, author of picture books, script writer, and theatrical designer living in Minneapolis. She received her BA in Art and Art History from the University of California, Santa Cruz and continued her art education with the Whitney Read the Rest...

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