St. Paul Library

Find St. Paul Minnesota libraries, such as state, town, city, public, private, college and university library branches. Libraries provide information on applications, borrowing books, ebooks, library programs, online databases and research.


201 Technical Library 3M Co, 3M Center St. Paul MN 55144 651-575-1300


Arden Hills Library 1941 West County Road E2 St. Paul MN 55112 651-628-6831

Bethel University Library 3900 Bethel Drive St. Paul MN 55112 651-638-6222

Bush Memorial Library 1536 Hewitt Avenue St. Paul MN 55104 651-523-2375

Dakota County Library Administration 199 Wentworth Avenue East St. Paul MN 55118 651-450-2925

Dewitt Wallace Library 1600 Grand Avenue St. Paul MN 55105 651-696-6346

Forestry Library 2003 Upper Buford Circle St. Paul MN 55108 612-624-3222

Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library 325 Cedar Street St. Paul MN 55101 651-222-3242

Galaxie Library 14955 Galaxie Avenue St. Paul MN 55124 952-891-7045

Hayden Heights Library 1456 White Bear Avenue St. Paul MN 55106 651-793-3934

James J. Hill Center 90 West 4th Street St. Paul MN 55102 651-265-5500

Lexington Library 461 Dale Street North St. Paul MN 55103 651-642-0359

Library Technology Center 1282 Concordia Avenue St. Paul MN 55104 651-641-8240

Magrath Library 1984 Buford Avenue St. Paul MN 55108 612-625-5000

Maplewood Public Library 3025 Southlawn Drive St. Paul MN 55109 651-704-2033

Metropolitan Library Services Agency 1619 West Dayton Avenue St. Paul MN 55104 651-645-5731

Minnesota Library Association 1821 University Avenue West St. Paul MN 55104 651-999-5343

Mounds View Library 2576 County Highway 10 St. Paul MN 55112 763-717-3272

Ramsey County Libraries: Roseville 2180 Hamline Avenue North St. Paul MN 55113 651-628-6803

Ramsey County Library in North St. Paul 2290 1st Street North St. Paul MN 55109 651-747-2700

About St. Paul Libraries

St. Paul Libraries are institutions that stores and make available collections of books, periodicals, electronic databases, and other information sources to either the general public or a specific group of patrons in St. Paul, MN. Library collections may also include musical recordings, films, and other cultural materials. In addition to making their physical and electronic collections available to patrons, St. Paul Libraries organize and sponsor a wide range of programs and activities that complement their collections.

You may contact the Library for questions about:
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St. Paul Public Libraries

St. Paul Public Libraries are or local government operations. While registration and a St. Paul library card are usually required, access to most of the materials and services offered at a Public Library is generally free. Physical items may be borrowed and electronic materials accessed without an additional fee. While registration and the issuance of a card may be limited to residents of the jurisdiction served by a Public Library, most Libraries honor cards from other Public Libraries near St. Paul and many participate in programs that allow for inter-library loans. In larger jurisdictions, the Public Library may consist of a main Library building with additional satellite facilities referred to as St. Paul Library Branches.

St. Paul Academic Libraries are typically housed at colleges and universities primarily for the benefit of students and faculty, though some may open their collections and services to residents of the surrounding communities. Minnesota State Libraries primarily serve as repositories for state documents to support research by MN employees and legislators, though they are also open to the general public.

Special Library Collections

In addition to the general collections found in a St. Paul Public Library, special collections may be available that emphasize local history and institutions or unique aspects of the community. Special collections may have value as historical artifacts and may not be available for circulation outside of the Minnesota Library facility.

St. Paul Public Library Programs

St. Paul Public Libraries make computers available on site for patrons' research activities and to provide access to their electronic databases and publications. Public Libraries also frequently offer programs and services that support patrons in job searches, St. Paul genealogy research, small business development, or legal research. Book readings by authors and a variety of entertainment events may also be presented, such as musical performances, poetry readings, and children's events.