Saint Paul Public Schools Library Services Mission Statement

  • Saint Paul Public Schools Library Services empowers students and staff to become enthusiastic readers, critical thinkers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.

    We do this by:

    • Providing welcoming, resource-rich library environments
    • Curating collections of current, high-quality resources in a variety of formats that reflect student interests and enhance curriculum.
    • Collaborating with educators to design and deliver instructional plans and activities that support teaching and personalized learning.
    • Offering engaging programs that connect students and staff with authors, book clubs, partner organizations, and other enrichment opportunities.

    The work of Library Services helps to accomplish the SPPS Strong Schools, Strong Communities 2.0 goals of Achievement - College and Career Readiness, Equity, and Personalized Learning -  Alignment, and Sustainability.