The Friends and The Advocates for
Human Rights present
"Light Fly, Fly High" on Dec. 10
 
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.
 
The 11th Annual Opus & Olives
surpassed all expectations!
Opus & Olives returns Oct. 13, 2015
Thanks to contributions like yours
the Saint Paul Public Library
will continue to thrive!

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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

Dec
7
Sun
FitzFirst@Four: “The Captured Sh... @ Common Good Books
FitzFirst@Four: “The Captured Sh... @ Common Good Books
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm
FitzFirst@Four: "The Captured Shadow" @ Common Good Books | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About the Event Dr. Andrea Sachs, Assistant Director of College Counseling and a faculty member of the History Department of Saint Paul Academy and Summit School, will provide a glimpse of the early history of the Academy, where Fitzgerald attended school. His experiences at the Academy form the backdrop to another of his “Basil” stories, The Captured Shadow, featuring a gentleman burglar. About FitzFirst@Four FitzFirst@Four is free and open to the public, and takes place the first Sunday of each month at 4 o’clock at Common Good Books, located at the corner of Snelling and Grand Avenues, 38 South Snelling Read the Rest...
Dec
8
Mon
Silent Film Series with Live Acc... @ St. Anthony Park Library
Silent Film Series with Live Acc... @ St. Anthony Park Library
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm
Silent Film Series with Live Accompaniment: "The Balloonatic," "Big Business," and "The Cure" @ St. Anthony Park Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Join us for an evening of three classic short films by some of the greats of the silent era: Buster Keaton, Laurel & Hardy and Charlie Chaplin. Featuring live scores written and performed by accordion/saw duo, Dreamland Faces. The Balloonatic (1923) A young man (Buster Keaton) has a series of encounters in an amusement area, much like Coney Island, until happening upon a group of men preparing a hot air balloon for launch. The young man assists the group by climbing atop the balloon to afix a pennant, when the balloon mistakenly takes flight with no one aboard but the young man. The young Read the Rest...
Dec
10
Wed
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Merriam Park Library
Women’s Human Rights Film Series... @ Merriam Park Library
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm
Women's Human Rights Film Series: "Light Fly, Fly High" @ Merriam Park Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About “Light Fly, Fly High” Thulasi, a young Indian woman in her twenties, is literally willing to box her way out of poverty and into a better life. Born into a “Dalit” or “untouchable” Indian family, she left home at an early age to avoid an arranged marriage. Ten years later, despite her impressive record in the ring, Thulasi remains stuck at the bottom, deprived of opportunities she rightly deserves.  About the Film Series The Friends and The Advocates for Human Rights present a series of thought-provoking and enlightening films followed by moderated discussions throughout the  fall and spring. Films Read the Rest...

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