Prisons and Libraries

We would like to thank everyone for coming out tonight for the PLG Prisons and Libraries panel. At the start of the panel we had a short slide show with information about incarceration, as well as some PLG contact information. As requested, I've posted the link to it below. Prisons and Libraries PowerPoint


Little Free Libraries

Recently, the Star Tribune had an article about Little Free Libraries: St. Kate's have two Little Free Libraries on campus, built by the Progressive Librarians Guild in 2012. Check out the story below from the St. Kate's Wheel and make sure to check out the libraries. One is located at the entrance of Gate Two … Continue reading Little Free Libraries

Leadership Opportunities

Yes, You Can- Be A Leader! Progressive Librarians Guild is holding elections for the following positions. For more information on a position, or if you are interested, please email by Friday October 20th President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Little Free Librarian Social Media Liaison

Book Events

This weekend there are two book related events in the Twin Cities -Quartrefoil Library Book Sale and Twin Cities Book Festival. Check them out if you are looking for something fun to do. Quatrefoil Library Used GLBT Book Sale October 14 from 11:00-4:00 pm At the Quartrefoil Library (1220 E Lake St., Minneapolis) Thousands of … Continue reading Book Events

Google Arts and Culture: Latino Culture

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! September 15-October 15 Google has created a new Latino Cultures Platform which has thousands of Latino resources from 35 museums and institutions. To learn more about this resource visit

Banned Books Week

Happy Banned Books Week!!! Today is the final day of Banned Books Week. Throughout the week St. Kate's students and people throughout the world have been participating in ALA's Rebel Reader Twitter Tournament. Please join in today. Tweet any of the following challenges to participate in the tournament using hashtags #RebelReader, #mystkates, and #BeProgressive.