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On research, activities and reviews from the ESFL community.

Freedom Rings at East Side Freedom Library!

“In something like the Miracle on Greenbrier Street the power of vision, passion and grit have transformed an abandoned public library building on St. Paul’s East Side. Phoenix-like, the once forlorn Carnegie Library is reborn as the East Side Freedom Library, a...

A Primary Research Point for St. Paul Public School Students

With the grand opening of the East Side Freedom Library rapidly approaching, members of the ESFL team are ecstatic to begin serving the community. We are also looking forward to “cultivating and broadening” our “relationship with public school...

A Cataloguer’s Perspective by Miles Cabana

The East Side Freedom Library (ESFL) is home to more than 10,000 titles of exhilarating historical and contemporary working-class literature. These books are essential to understanding the history of the working-class community surrounding the ESFL. Throughout my...