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Opus & Olives is on Oct. 11.

MN Crossword Tournament
puzzle packs now available;
standings and scores posted online
The 27th annual
Minnesota Book Awards
presented April 18 at Union Depot
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Saint Paul Public Library’s Bookmobile Debuts New Artwork

The iconic Bookmobile will debut a new wrap in the Grand Old Day Parade on Sunday, June 7.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
7
Tue
Books & Bars: Station Eleven @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Books & Bars: Station Eleven @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Jul 7 @ 5:30 pm
Books & Bars: Station Eleven @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Station Eleven By Emily St. John Mandel DAY ONE The Georgia Flu explodes over the surface of the earth like a neutron bomb. News reports put the mortality rate at over 99%. WEEK TWO Civilization has crumbled. YEAR TWENTY A band of actors and musicians called the Traveling Symphony move through their territories performing concerts and Shakespeare to the settlements that have grown up there. Twenty years after the pandemic, life feels relatively safe. But now a new danger looms, and he threatens the hopeful world every survivor has tried to rebuild. STATION ELEVEN Moving backwards and forwards in time, Read the Rest...
Jul
30
Thu
Loyalty Circle Breakfast @ Town & Country Club
Loyalty Circle Breakfast @ Town & Country Club
Jul 30 @ 8:30 am
Loyalty Circle Breakfast @ Town & Country Club | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
2015 Guest Author: Lorna Landvik NOTE: The annual Loyalty Circle Breakfast is by invitation only, and is open only to Loyalty Circle members. The Loyalty Circle recognizes those dedicated and visionary donors who have contributed to The Friends for ten or more consecutive years. Since 2008, some of the finest writers in Minnesota have entertained The Friends’ Loyalty Circle members at an annual recognition breakfast with stories and more. The 2015 Loyalty Circle Breakfast is sponsored by RBC Wealth Management. To learn more about how you can be a part of the Loyalty Circle or the Donor Society, please call Read the Rest...
Aug
2
Sun
FitzFirst@Four: “He Thinks He’s ... @ Common Good Books
FitzFirst@Four: “He Thinks He’s ... @ Common Good Books
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm
FitzFirst@Four: “He Thinks He’s Wonderful”  @ Common Good Books | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About the Event Dave Page, co-editor of The St. Paul Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, and editor of The Thoughtbook of F. Scott Fitzgerald: a Secret Boyhood Diary, will lead the August edition of FitzFirst@Four. Page will provide context and history on Fitzgerald’s story, “He Thinks He’s Wonderful,” featuring one of Fitzgerald’s most endearing and enduring young heroes – teenager, Basil Duke Lee. Additionally, Page will share new insights on Violet Stockton, the young southern girl who spent a summer in Saint Paul and was one of Scott’s first “loves.” Stockton served as a model for many of the female Read the Rest...

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