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Gale Family Library

345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102



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Library Hours

Tue 9 am-8 pm
Wed-Sat 9 am-4 pm
Sun Closed
Mon Closed
Holiday Hours



Using the Library

Collections Online Minnesota History Timeline Timepieces

Library Catalog Search
Research Materials

Library News

  • Thinking about holiday gift-giving? Order photographs through our Collections Online system before December 16 to guarantee digital delivery before Christmas, or order an e-gift card that will allow the recipient to order research services that can help them with their genealogy work!
  • The Library will be open on December 24 (Christmas Eve's day) from 9am to 3pm, but will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 25th for the Christmas holiday. We will be open regular hours--9am to 4pm--on Friday the 26th and Saturday the 27th. For more information on special hours, check out our holiday hours page.
  • Learn about available DNA tests and testing companies in our January 10th Topics on Family History class--Using DNA for Family History Research. For more information on this class, and others in the series, visit our Attend a Library Class webpage.
  • We are happy to announce that the Library has a brand-new resource for researchers: Fold3! It provides access to a variety of records--particularly military records--and is available for use on any of our in-house computers. For more information, visit our Fold3 Now Available! page.
  • World War I Disallowed Bonus Records are now indexed in our Collections Online system. The full records can be viewed onsite or copies can be ordered through our World War I Bonus Records Request research service.