Announcing the launch
of the 29th annual
Minnesota Book Awards!
Join us on October 16 for
Dinner, drinks and lit-talk
with 5 of America's top authors
Announcing "Great Lakes Reads"
a Center for the Book
collaboration among 8 states
 
Thanks to all of our 2015 supporters!
You helped us provide almost
$2 million in support for the library.
 
Congratulations to the 2016
Letters About Literature
Student Essay Contest Winners!
 

Featured Posts

Advocacy Committee Announces its 2017 Platform

Advocates call on City leaders to expand collections, update Rondo Library, continue digitization, and support “ConnectED” Presidential Initiative to get library cards in the hands of every student.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
6
Tue
Books & Bars: “Oreo” @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Books & Bars: “Oreo” @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm
Books & Bars: "Oreo" @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall | 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 Oreo by Fran Ross Hailed as “one of the masterpieces of 20th century American comic writing,” Oreo is a satirical novel published in 1974 by Fran Ross, Read the Rest...
Sep
7
Wed
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series O... @ Sabes JCC
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series O... @ Sabes JCC
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series Opening Night: Julie Burton @ Sabes JCC | Minneapolis | Minnesota | United States
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series Opening Night: Minnesota Mom & Author Julie Burton CLICK HERE for tickets The kids are back to school, and you deserve an evening that’s all about you! Local author Julie Burton’s new book, The Self-Care Solution: A Modern Mother’s Must-Have Guide to Health and Well-Being, has been called “a life raft for moms who feel like they are drowning in the sea of motherhood.” Join Minnesota mom and author Julie Burton as she speaks about her book and shares her essential physical, emotional and relational self-care tools. From politics to spiritual insight, from inclusivity to gripping Read the Rest...
Sep
13
Tue
The Rose Ensemble– Jerusalem: Tr... @ Merriam Park Library
The Rose Ensemble– Jerusalem: Tr... @ Merriam Park Library
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm
The Rose Ensemble– Jerusalem: Treasures from the Holy Land @ Merriam Park Library | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Lecture & Demonstration: Jerusalem: Treasures from the Holy Land Jerusalem: a name that can evoke 3,000 years of human history. The physical city stands as a beacon of profound spirituality for Jews, Christians, and Muslims, but it is also a celestial place for the children of Abraham, rich with symbolism and metaphors. This fascinating program features Sufi mystical songs, Latin and Yemenite chant, Hebrew cantillation, and spiritual music from across the Arab world. Join us for a lecture by Rose Ensemble Artistic Director Jordan Sramek and three guest artists: Yair Dalal (Iraqi-born, Israeli violinist and oud player), Zafer Tawil (Jerusalem-born, Palestinian Read the Rest...

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