Northfield, Minn., may be a modest-sized city, but with two liberal arts colleges and a robust public library, it is rich in readers — and Little Free Libraries.
The sixth story in our Little Free Library series describes the joy that having a front-yard library has brought to the writer’s family, and to her neighborhood, in St. Paul.
I’ve seen my students and others view books as a chance to open, reflect and slide into a better world as a result of Little Free Library’s Read in Color initiative.
A unique Cold War relic sits 20 feet under a Highland Park home and most people have no idea it’s there. Come along on a tour of a rare home fallout shelter.
Streets.mn asked for stories about Little Free Libraries. I chose to write about some of the libraries in a St. Paul neighborhood I’m less familiar with — the North End.
The history of a neighborhood can be gleaned by walking; its culture is often discernible through a leisurely tour of its Little Free Libraries. So it is with the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul.
Operating a Little Free Library is more work — and more rewarding — than it may initially appear. The chance to attract book lovers, preschoolers, neighbors, strangers and, especially, dogs, however, makes it all worthwhile.
A playful, self-guided tour of Little Free Libraries organized by the Macalester-Groveland Community Council in St. Paul aims to spark curiosity, adventure and explorative learning. The 14-stop tour — complete with interactive games — ends June 4.
Five West Side streets are named after Native American tribes and West Side homes are among the most diverse in the city. Details in this Saint Paul By Bike ride.
As a new dad, our author is reading lots of baby and toddler books, over and over again. But few promote an urbanist lifestyle that doesn’t rely on large motor vehicles.