Loading Events

← Back to Events

East Side Freedom Library

651-774-8687|
November 2017

2017 Karen Women’s Weaving Project: A Closing Celebration

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map
Free

The East Side Freedom Library invites you to "2017 Karen Women’s Weaving Project: A Closing Celebration" on Wednesday, November 29 @ 6:00PM–9:00PM. Join us for the closing celebration of the 2017 Karen women's weaving project. The weavers will demonstrate their techniques and there will be beautiful cloth items to buy -- perfect for holiday presents! There will be refreshments, stories, and art. Free and Open to All. East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106. info@eastsidefreedomlibrary.org  …

Find out more »

Ragged Revolutionaries: A Book Discussion with Author Nathaniel Mills

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map

The East Side Freedom Library invites you to "Ragged Revolutionaries: A Book Discussion with Author Nathaniel Mills" on Thursday, November 30 @ 7:00PM. Join us for a reading and discussion of the new book by author Nathaniel Mills, Ragged Revolutionaries: The Lumpenproletariat and African American Marxism in Depression-Era Literature. In Marxism, the concept of the lumpenproletariat refers to the masses in rags, outsiders on the edge of society, drifters and criminals, of little or no use politically. But in Ragged…

Find out more »
December 2017

In-Visibility: Black Muslim Women in the Arts

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map

For Black Muslim women living in the U.S., navigating the arts comes with several caveats. From tokenism to erasure, swerving on anti-Blackness, Islamophobia or sexism, is practically a given if you’re Black, Muslim and a woman in the arts. Join us for a robust panel discussion centering the voices of such individuals. These local creatives will share their unique perspectives and reflections surrounding their relationship to the arts. PANELIST Maya Beck Fatuma Mohamud Lula Saleh Vanessa Taylor Hawwa Youngmark Emceed…

Find out more »

“Then in Now: The East Side,” Ben Greilanger’s Photography Exhibit

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map

The East Side Freedom Library invites you to "Then in Now: The East Side," Ben Greilanger's Photography Exhibit​ on Saturday, December 2 @ 4:00PM-8:00PM. Ben Greilanger has called the East Side home for 9 years. As a realtor and handyman, he has seen many different types of properties all around the East Side. The inspiration for this project came while helping on some projects in the Historic Hamm’s Brewery. He was curious about what the brewery looked like when it…

Find out more »

Collaborating with ESFL in Events, Media, & Community Engagement

December 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map
Free

Are you interested in collaborating with us on events and community activities? Please join us in deepening our programming through participating and taking leadership in any of the following projects: Event Promotion & Evaluation Greeting Event Attendees Assisting with Sign-ins Collecting Event Surveys Recording Library Events Editing Podcasts Media and Communications Posting Images on Social Media Writing Blogs on Library Events Community Engagement Attending Neighborhood events Assisting Library Visitors Envisioning and Planning Library Events For more information, please attend our…

Find out more »

Suffragette: Labor Movie Night & Discussion

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map
Free

The East Side Freedom Library invites you to Suffragette: Labor Movie Night & Discussion on Tuesday, December 5 @ 7:00PM-9:00PM. Please join us for a screening of the film Suffragette. This recently made feature-length drama, inspired by true events and real historical figures, concentrates on the experiences and roles of working-class women in the British struggle for the right to vote.  This movie provides one of the most complex representations of how people are transformed through their participation in a…

Find out more »

CTUL’s Raise Worker Voice Campaign: An Evening in Solidarity

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map
Free

The East Side Freedom Library and Professor of HECUA's Inequality in America Program Phil Sandro invite you to  "CTUL's Raise Worker Voice Campaign: An Evening in Solidarity" on Thursday, December 7, 6:00PM-7:30PM​, @ East Side Freedom Library. Peter Rachleff, Co-Executive Director of the East Side Freedom Library, and Phil Sandro, Professor of Inequality in America Program at the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (HECUA), invite you to join us in supporting CTUL's Raise Worker Voice Campaign and participating in…

Find out more »

Music & Movements: The Queer Roots of Punk Rock

December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map
Free

The East Side Freedom Library and A Greener Read Bookstore invite you to our first exploration of  "Music & Movements: The Queer Roots of Punk Rock" on Saturday, December 9 @ 3:00PM. In the early 1970s, outsiders of all sorts—artists and musicians, gay and straight, trans and cis-- met in bars and galleries in major cities across America. A new music and culture arose that would eventually be called punk rock.  But as the definition of punk solidified, the influence…

Find out more »

Bilingual Writing Workshop with Writer Victoria Blanco

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map

The East Side Freedom Library invites you to "Bilingual Writing Workshop" on Sunday, December 10 @ 1:00PM-3:00PM. Victoria Blanco invites you to join her in a workshop about writing in two (or more!) languages. While Victoria will lead the workshop, she is seeking to generate a discussion about the craft of bilingual writing. Participants will be encouraged to share your own experiences/approaches/ thoughts/feelings about the challenges of weaving together two languages on one page.  Participants are welcome even if you…

Find out more »

Air Be & Me: A Book Discussion with Author Trudy Ohnsorg

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map

The East Side Freedom Library invites you to "Air Be & Me: A Book Discussion with Author Trudy Ohnsorg" on Tuesday, December 12 @ 7:00PM-8:30PM. Would you let a complete stranger stay in your home? That’s the decision East Side resident Trudy Ohnsorg faced nearly three years ago when she made her guest room available on the Airbnb platform. Airbnb is the popular home-sharing platform, used around the world, that allows people to rent out part or all of their…

Find out more »

Elections and the State of Our Democracy

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map
Free

The East Side Freedom Library invites you to "Elections and the State of Our Democracy" on Thursday, December 14 @ 7:00PM-9:00PM. From Washington to Minnesota and beyond, there has been growing concern about popular confidence in the U.S. election process.   Can foreign governments intervene and influence outcomes? Are people voting illegally?   Are people who should have the right to vote being denied their access?   Are state political parties gerrymandering districts to remain in power?  Does money have…

Find out more »

Twin Cities Activist Workshop and Training

December 16 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map
Free

Hosted by: Friends of the Earth and the East Side Freedom Library Official event registration: www.foe.org/MSP-RSVP Trump is proposing an unprecedented 31 percent budget cut to the Environmental Protection Agency and has been working to unravel decades of hard-fought victories for people and the planet. That's why Friends of the Earth is working with our grassroots partners and activists across the country to hold workshops to help build the power we need to stop Trump’s attacks on people and the…

Find out more »

Dakota Language Table & Water Bar

December 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
+ Google Map

The East Side Freedom Library, the Lower Phalen Creek Project, the Healing Place Collaborative, and Dakhóta Iápi Okhódakičhiye invite you to "Dakota Language Table & Water Bar" on Thursday, December 28 @ 5:00PM-7:00PM. Join us with Healing Place Collaborative and Dakhóta Iápi Okhódakičhiye, who will share their Dakota Čhokáta Nážiŋ (language table) and Mniowe (Water Bar). Co-sponsored by Lower Phalen Creek Project, the evening will include learning about Dakota language and culture, experiencing water tastings, and giving input on bringing…

Find out more »
+ Export Events