Prolific arts leader Jim Sitter
named 2016 recipient of
Kay Sexton Award
Finalists for the 28th Annual
Minnesota Book Awards
have been announced!
 
Loud at the Library returns
Thursday, February 25 with
J.E. Sunde Trio, Lydia Liza
22nd annual Fireside Reading Series
Returns Wednesday, Jan. 20
to Hamline Midway Library
The Friends and The Advocates
for Human Rights present a
series of thought-provoking films
 

Featured Posts

28th Annual Minnesota Book Awards Finalists Announced

We’re pleased to announce the finalists in all eight categories for the 28th Annual Minnesota Book Awards, chosen on Saturday, January 30, by 24 judges from around the state.

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Upcoming Events

Feb
10
Wed
Fireside Reading Series: Erika Lee @ Hamline Midway Library
Fireside Reading Series: Erika Lee @ Hamline Midway Library
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm
Fireside Reading Series: Erika Lee @ Hamline Midway Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. The Making of Asian America tells the little-known history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, from the arrival of the first Asians in the Americas to the present-day. Published to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the passage of the United States’ Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 that has remade our “nation of immigrants,” this is a Read the Rest...
Feb
11
Thu
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Saint Anthony Park Library
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Saint Anthony Park Library
Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm
Women's Human Rights Film Series: “Llévate Mis Amores (All of Me)” @ Saint Anthony Park Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Arturo González Villaseñor’s documentary “Llévate mis Amores” offers an intimate view of Las Patronas, a group of Mexican women who for 20 years have organized to offer food, drink and support to thousands of migrants traveling northward to the United States on the freight train “La Bestia” (The Beast). In the midst of a country at war, in a world where all hope seems lost, the Patronas embody human kindness, caring for total strangers as they go hurtling past on a fast-moving train to an unknown destiny. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Friends and The Advocates for Human Rights return for Read the Rest...
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: ... @ St. Paul JCC
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: ... @ St. Paul JCC
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: Anthony David @ St. Paul JCC | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
An Improbable Friendship - The Remarkable Lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and Their Forty-Year Peace Mission An Improbable Friendship is the dual biography of Israeli Ruth Dayan, now ninety-eight, who was Moshe Dayan’s wife for 37 years, and Palestinian journalist Raymonda Tawil, Yasser Arafat’s mother-in-law, now 74. It reveals for the first time the two women’s surprising and secret 40-year friendship and delivers the story of their extraordinary and turbulent lives growing up in a war-torn country. An award-winning biographer and historian, Anthony David brings us the story of unexpected friendship while he discovers the true pasts of Read the Rest...

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