100th Anniversary

The South St. Paul Public Library turns 100 years old in 2022. We'll spend the whole year celebrating the Library's rich history and deep community roots with events for all ages, community art, reunions and more!

Learn more about our Library History!


South St. Paul Library Trivia (Virtual) - Thu, Jan 20 @ 7 pm

Library History w/ Lois Glewwe - via Zoom on March 21 at 7 pm

100th Block Party - Thu, Jun 23, 5-8 pm 

South St. Paul Public Library is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. The community is invited to bring the entire family to enjoy the celebration outside the library.

We’ll have music, dance performances from Los Alegres Bailadores, food trucks, book bingo, kid-friendly activities, a community art project and more. In case of rain, the party will be moved inside the library.

Let’s gather together to celebrate our first 100 years while we look toward the next 100!

Kaposia Days Parade - Fri, Jun 24

Kaposia Days Children's Parade - Sat, June 25 @ 10 am

Birthday Party Reception and Reunion - Thu, Dec 1 (2022), 2-4 pm

100 Book Challenge

Pick up a log at the library or print here starting January 1, 2022. Read 100 books in 2022 and you will receive a golden library card and a prize from our prize box! All ages are welcome to participate.

And More...

Card Catalog Bookmark Take & Make

Community Puzzle Take & Make


Community Photo Album

Facebook Trivia

Library Displays

And Prizes!

100 years logo
Fireplace during the holidays
Block Party
Original building