The Friends Blog

Love Your Library Staff

January 30, 2020

The staff of Saint Paul Public Library go above and beyond to serve patrons every day. Help us show them love this month by sharing your story! Simply fill out the form below. We’ll share some of the comments on social media and with the librarians themselves. Thank you! Want to go above and beyond…

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2020 Annual Minnesota Book Awards Finalists Announced

January 25, 2020

SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA, January 25, 2020 – The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library announced today finalists in all nine categories for the 2020 Minnesota Book Awards, presented this year by sponsor Education Minnesota. Chosen on Saturday, January 25, by 27 judges from around the state – writers, teachers, librarians, booksellers, and others from…

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The Friends Confirms Eight New Board Members for 2020

January 17, 2020

The elected individuals will play a key role in the organization’s major 2020 endeavors. SAINT PAUL, MN, January 15, 2020 —The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library has elected eight new trustees to its board of directors, effective January 1, 2020. The new members bring a wide range of expertise and experience to the…

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Group of artists wins the 2020 Minnesota Book Artist Award

December 13, 2019

The artists will be honored for their collaboration on the book My Might Journey: A Waterfall’s Story. December 13, 2019, SAINT PAUL, MN – The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library has named a collaborative group as the winners of the 2020 Minnesota Book Artist Award for their collective efforts on the new artist’s…

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You invest in early literacy. Saint Paul kids build a foundation for lifelong learning.

October 23, 2019

Grace loves the library. She loves the friends she meets there: Ms. Kim, Ms. Heather – and Mr. Owl and Baby Bear, of course. She’s sees these friends each week during storytime at George Latimer Central Library, where she gets to sing, dance, and play.  Saint Paul Public Library staff have created programs like storytimes…

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2019 Opus & Olives Video Highlights Early Learning

October 15, 2019

Saint Paul Public Library builds a foundation for learning and sets kids up for success in school and in life. In this video from our annual fundraiser, Opus & Olives, Jane and her daughter Sylvia, as well as Patricia and her son Daniel, highlight their learning journeys at the Saint Paul Public Library. The Friends…

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