Rondo Library is located on the corner of Dale Street and University Avenue and is the busiest library in the St. Paul Public Library System ("SPPL"). It is busiest during the school year because of its homework help services, sometimes serving 100 students a night. Homework help is offered during the school year Monday through Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Rondo's family-friendly amenities include both public and family internet computers, public art, a play-and-learn space, and a children's specialist. Of course,it participates in all SPPL programs, including Bookflix, smARTpass and the read-down program.
Find SPPL's Rondo Neighborhood Information page here. While this page is particularly useful to those living in or near Rondo neighborhood, it can also be useful if you are visiting the library from outside the neighborhood. Find the best bus routes, nearby ATMS, and, if you are visiting with kids in the summer, a link to find the nearest participating Summer Meals site.
Rondo Library to Updates
During the summer of 2017, Rondo underwent an interior remodel. Included in the remodel was a larger homework center, more quiet spaces, a dedicated teen space, and a more open floor plan with better lighting.
In 2019, a local artist will be revitalize the exterior of the currently-brown library building. Late in 2018, four finalists were chosen to vie for the opportunity to paint the library's façade with artwork celebrates learning, literature, and literacy. The winning artist or team will be selected in January and begin installation in the fall of 2019.