Join us for
an afternoon concert
of traditional Irish music.
 
The Rose Ensemble presents
Musique et Masqueray
presentation & demonstration
 
Join us on March 21
and meet the finalists
of the Minnesota Book Awards.
 
Get ready to get LOUD
Feb. 24 & Mar. 31
at the George Latimer Central Library
 
This is how The Friends creates
stronger libraries
for stronger communities.
 

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Penumbra Theatre Founder Lou Bellamy Named 2017 Kay Sexton Award Recipient

Lou Bellamy-imageSAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA, February 26, 2017The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library is pleased to announce Lou Bellamy, founder of Penumbra Theatre, teacher, mentor, and tireless promoter of African American literature, as the winner of the 2017 Kay Sexton Award.…

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Upcoming Events

Mar
5
Sun
FitzFirst@Four: “Groundbreaking ... @ University Club of Saint Paul
FitzFirst@Four: “Groundbreaking ... @ University Club of Saint Paul
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm
FitzFirst@Four: “Groundbreaking Fitzgerald Contemporary, Zona Gale”  @ University Club of Saint Paul | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Wisconsin native and F. Scott Fitzgerald contemporary, Zona Gale, and her groundbreaking novel, Miss Lulu Bett, are the topics of a program on Sunday, March 5 at 4 p.m.  The event will explore how the author and her fictional character both played a pivotal role in the 1920s with regards to social conventions and women’s rights.  The event will be led by Professor Marc Seals who wrote the introduction for the newest edition of the novel. Zona Gale first gained fame from her short stories that were set in Friendship Village, a homage to her hometown of Portage, Wisconsin.  Later in Read the Rest...
Mar
7
Tue
Books & Bars: “The Name of the W... @ Happy Gnome
Books & Bars: “The Name of the W... @ Happy Gnome
Mar 7 @ 5:30 pm
Books & Bars: “The Name of the Wind” @ Happy Gnome | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
With The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, moderator Jeff Kamin brings his unique take on a public book club show to Saint Paul every first Tuesday of the month (with some exceptions). Even if you don’t like the featured book, he “guarantees a good time at our entertaining discussions.” All are welcome to try this moderated reinvention of the book club. No registration required. 5:30 Happy Hour Social | 6:15 Discussion The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss The first installment of an epic fantasy trilogy, The Kingkiller Chronicle, The Name of the Wind is the story of Read the Rest...

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