Behind the Curtain with
Park Square Theatre:
The Language Archive, May 20
The Friends and Mississippi Market
present a series of fun & healthy
films and discussions starting May 5
Celebrate Labor History Month
with our award-winning series
Untold Stories
Registration now open for the
Fourth Annual Tournament
Sunday, June 14 at Landmark Center
The 27th annual
Minnesota Book Awards
presented April 18 at Union Depot

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State Winners Announced in Annual Student Writing Contest

The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, as the home of the Minnesota Center for the Book, announces the state-level winners of the 2015 Letters About Literature essay contest, co-sponsored by the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English and Common Good Books.

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Upcoming Events

May
4
Mon
Untold Stories: Walt Bachman: H... @ Hamline Midway Library
Untold Stories: Walt Bachman: H... @ Hamline Midway Library
May 4 @ 7:00 pm
Untold Stories:  Walt Bachman: How the Army Brought Slave Labor to Minnesota @ Hamline Midway Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Walt Bachman: How the Army Brought Slave Labor to Minnesota Historian Walt Bachman discusses his recent book Northern Slave, Black Dakota: The Life and Times of Joseph Godfrey. He delves into the U.S. Army’s role in bringing slavery to Minnesota, through the story of Godfrey, who was the state’s only home-grown fugitive slave. Bachman was a trial lawyer for 22 years in Minnesota and is the author of Law v. Life, a book about the realities of the modern legal profession.  For the past 10 years, he has researched and written about Minnesota and U.S. army history. About Untold Stories In celebration of labor Read the Rest...
May
5
Tue
Eating, Reading, & Living Well: ... @ Merriam Park Library
Eating, Reading, & Living Well: ... @ Merriam Park Library
May 5 @ 7:00 pm
Eating, Reading, & Living Well: The Perennial Plate @ Merriam Park Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
About the Event Discussion and film screening Join chef and filmmaker Daniel Klein as he discusses his James Beard Award winning documentary series, “The Perennial Plate,” and shows clips from some of his favorite episodes. About the Series Eating, Reading and Living Well is an annual series of films, readings, and presentations for youth and adults focusing on learning to live a healthier life. Presented by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library and sponsored by Mississippi Market. Return to series >>
May
11
Mon
Untold Stories: The People’s Mu... @ Penumbra Theatre
Untold Stories: The People’s Mu... @ Penumbra Theatre
May 11 @ 6:15 pm
Untold Stories:  The People’s Music—Jazz in St. Paul @ Penumbra Theatre | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
The People’s Music: Jazz in St. Paul 6:15 p.m. reception sponsored by Labor Education Service. Program begins at 7 p.m. Saint Paul has been a hotbed of a uniquely American music – jazz. Born in the Mississippi Delta and the City of New Orleans, it literally came up river and took hold here. Learn how Saint Paul has nurtured jazz music and culture over the last century and explore this history through live performances. This program features The Tommy Robinson Trio; the Capitol Hill Jazz Band from Capitol Hill Junior High in Saint Paul; and student musicians from Roseville High Read the Rest...

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