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The Rachel Anne Gaschott Ritchie Resource Library

Resource Library

This is a writer's library...a library just for you!

Please explore our book catalog by clicking on the link below and searching our collection on LibraryThing.

Loft Library Catalog

The Loft's Rachel Anne Gaschott Ritchie Resource Library features books by Minnesota authors and Minnesota small presses. The library also includes regional and national literary journals, books by teaching artists, books on writing, a chapbook archive, poetry videotapes, and cassette tapes of Loft readings.

Come in and browse, read, and relax. Research possible publishers for your latest work, read books by your Loft teaching artist, or delve into the local literary scene. There are books on getting started and getting finished, specialized books for writers in most forms and genres, books on most every aspect of the writing life. This is a writer's library... a library just for you!

If you are a Loft supporting member, you may check out materials (except current journals) for up to two weeks. The library is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, as well as evenings and weekends when Loft classes are in session. The library is located next to the Loft offices, just off the Literary Commons area on the second floor of Open Book.

For additional information about the library, to volunteer, or to donate books, contact aedes@loft.org at 612-215-2573.