Library News & Announcements

EML Director Update, September 2022

By McKiernan Library | September 30, 2022

The McKiernan Library enjoyed connecting with the broader Twin Cities community over the summer. We made connections with other local history researchers and organizations in our community. We also brought…

Recent Publications & Acquisitions Jan-Jun 2022

By McKiernan Library | August 1, 2022

 Newly Published Online Content: Twin Cities Irish American Club online video of Library Director Brian Miller’s Irish Arts Week talk, discussion and performance on this Twin Cities institution Peter Ostroushko…

EML Director Update, May 2022

By McKiernan Library | May 27, 2022

It has been a busy year so far! In addition to adding new books to our library collection and increasing our public open hours, the McKiernan Library launched our new…

Recent Publications & Acquisitions Jul-Dec 2021

By McKiernan Library | January 13, 2022

 Newly Published Online Content: Records added to our Online Catalog during this period: Books: 68 Total number of records in Online Library Catalog to date: 5658 Books: 4528 Commercial Audio…

EML Director Update, December 2021

By McKiernan Library | January 5, 2022

This fall, the Library laid the groundwork for our spring local history exhibition on the Twin Cities Irish American Club. Along the way we met some wonderful long-time members of…

EML Director Update, September 2021

By McKiernan Library | September 29, 2021

The McKiernan Library used online and in-person events to engage with the broader Irish music community over the summer. Inspired by Tes Slominski’s new book Trad Nation, library director Brian…

Photo of Na Fianna theater group

Recent Publications & Acquisitions Jan-Jun 2021

By McKiernan Library | July 29, 2021

Newly Published Online Content: Book Sale Page Article for Celtic Junction Arts Review on the Doherty Family Recordings Records added to our Online Catalog during this period: Books: 46 CDs:…

EML Director Update, May 2021

By McKiernan Library | May 4, 2021

Since February, we have continued our exploration of the musical Doherty family of Scott County and St. Paul through a visit with Tony Doherty’s granddaughter, a webinar at Irish Arts…

EML Director Update, February 2021

By McKiernan Library | February 18, 2021

As the McKiernan Library enters this new year, we are hopeful about the prospect of restarting our public open hours and working to prepare our collection, reading room and new…