Gale Family Library

345 W. Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55102


Library Hours

Tuesday: 9 am-8 pm
Wednesday: 9 am-4 pm
Thursday: 9 am-4 pm
Friday: 9 am-4 pm
Saturday: 9 am-4 pm
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Holiday Hours


$6 per day

Using the Library

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Library Services During COVID-19

In response to ongoing concerns over health and safety practices in public locations, the Gale Family Library's physical space remains temporarily closed. 
Limited library staff will continue to assist researchers via the website and email during the closure. 

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Researchers can currently access the following online research services:

Please note that our other fee-based research services are currently unavailable. Visit our Research Services page for a list of services offered by the Gale Family Library at full operation.


MNHS is working on a plan to reopen the library that includes new cleaning protocols, reconfiguring spaces, installing plexiglass partitions, relocating self-service materials, and limiting onsite visitors. Our reopen date will be posted on this page after it has been determined.   

We appreciate your patience and understanding. The health and safety of our guests and our community is our highest priority. For information and updates on MNHS’s response to the COVID-19 health crisis, please visit  
We will keep the public updated on Library services and access options available via the Library’s website and Facebook page.