SSP Library at Home
Book Match: Need a reading recommendation? Try SSP Library’s free service, SSP Library Book Match. Complete the form on our website and a librarian will create a customized reading list of five titles for you.
Book Snacks: Book Snacks is your chance to hear the first chapter of a children’s book read aloud by Miss Amy on our Youtube channel.
4 in 4 Book Reviews: Looking for something new to read? Check out our video featuring reviews of four new books in four minutes by SSP Library Director, Kathy Halgren.
Meditation for Inner Peace: Learn how meditation can bring a healing power to help you in all spheres of your life. Please join Arlene Samsel for this engaging and informative workshop. Arlene will share a simple, yet powerful technique that will be explained and practiced during the session. The program will be offered via Zoom with a phone in option. Registration required.
Miss Amy’s Virtual Storytimes: Storytimes will return on Tuesday mornings starting September 15th at 10:30 on Facebook Live.
Phone Reference: Monday-Friday 10-6. Call 651-554-3240.
Shelf Talk: A blog with posts about reading from SSP staff members. Connect with us through these posts and join the conversation.
Spice Samplers: Try something new by picking up one of our Spice Samplers starting October 15. First up...turmeric!
Tech Tutoring: We are still offering tech tutoring services by phone. Give us a call at 651-554-3243 or email Honora if you’d like to schedule an appointment.
Virtual Programs Calendar: Since our in person programs are cancelled at this time, see what we’ve got planned virtually and register for programs we’re offering via Zoom.
Cloud Library: E-books that can be read on your computer or mobile device. A variety of popular titles are available.
Hoopla Digital: The collection includes videos, audio and e-books, music CDs and comic books. Items are always available for checkout without waitlists.
RBdigital: A collection of audio books and magazines.
E-books Minnesota: Online e-books available to all Minnesotans. Items are always available for checkout without waitlists.
Consumer Health Complete: Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, men & women’s health, etc.
Informe! (Revistas en Español): Features a collection of Hispanic magazines with full text. Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects. Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.
LearningExpressLibrary 3.0: Online courses in math and English, plus online practice tests for official exams, including civil service, academic achievement, citizenship, real estate, and military.
LitFinder: Features a searchable collection of full-text poems, essays, speeches, plays and stories. Includes biographies, explanations, and literary criticism.
Lynda.com: Easy-to-use video tutorials to help you learn software, technical, creative and business skills — anytime, anywhere. Log in with your South St. Paul Library card, create your profile and you are ready to start learning.
Mango Languages: Mango is a self-paced online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills for many different languages including English.