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Library News

  • National History Day 2017

    It's National History Day research time! Check out the SPPS History Day LibGuide for step-by-step help through the research process. Remember: your friendly librarian Ms. Vogel and your awesome social studies teachers Mr. Ray, Ms. Dundek, and Ms. O'Daniel are happy to help! 


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  • Library Go for students

    Library Go is Live at Farnsworth Aerospace 5-8!

    This school year, Saint Paul Public Schools and the Saint Paul Public Library launch Library Go, a program to provide free public library e-cards for all students.

    In April 2015, President Obama announced the ConnectED Library Challenge, calling upon library directors to work with their mayors, school leaders, and school librarians to create or strengthen partnerships so that every child enrolled in school can receive a library card. Library Go is Saint Paul's unique initiative to achieve the goals set forth by the ConnectED Challenge. 

    All Farnsworth 5-8 students now have a St. Paul Public Library e-card

    • Every student’s e-card number is 22091600 followed by their student ID number.

    • Some online resources will ask for a PIN number. Every student’s PIN number is their birth date (MMDDYYYY).

    • Students  can access all of SPPL’s Digital Resources using their LibraryGo e-card.

    • Students can use their LibraryGo e-card to check out up to 5 books at the public library.  

    Having a public library e-card connects students to one-on-one online homework help, dozens of research databases, e-books, electronic magazines, and so much more. They are always free, and will be used in their Farnsworth classes.


    For more information and frequently asked questions, please see the LibraryGo website at

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  • Welcome!

    Welcome to the new school year and our new library website! We're still working on getting all of our library digital resources and information on here, so if you can't find what you need or you have a question, please call us during library hours or send us an email. 


    Contact Info:

    Library phone: 651-744-4477


    Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:15


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Low-Cost Internet

  • Comcast's Internet Essentials program provides affordable internet and laptop computers for eligible families.

    • High Speed Internet for just $9.95/month.
    • Laptops for $149.00 - which includes Microsoft Office, Norton Security Suite and a 90 day warranty.

    Wondering if you qualify? Find out!