Rondo Community Outreach Library

461 North Dale Street
Saint Paul, MN 55103


About Us :
The new, award-winning addition to the Saint Paul Public Library celebrates its grand opening on Saturday, September 9, 2006. The Rondo Community Outreach Library will be the largest branch of the Saint Paul Public Library - more than 31,000 square feet!

This innovative building is a public/private partnership which includes three floors of mixed-income housing, in addition to the library facility, and serves as a national model. Free, underground parking is accessed via eastbound University Avenue.

Features :
- Expanded black history collection, with original Rondo Oral History recordings
- Southeast Asian history and culture area
- More adult learner and language learning materials including:
- - over 500 titles in Spanish
- - a large selection of Somali music
- - in-depth resources for English Language Learners
- Homework center, tutoring spaces and an electronic classroom
- Expanded small business resource center and community meeting rooms
- Assistive technology for vision- and hearing-impaired patrons
- Teen and Children's programming areas
- Enlarged collection of CDs and DVDs
- Public art installations and display
- 102 public access computers
- Daily storytimes
- Self checkout available
- Abundant Bistro coffee cart
- Home of the Bookmobile
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