We had our ceremony and wedding at the James J Hill Reference library this past October. Everything about the event was perfect!! Beth, the event coordinator was amazing to work with throughout the entire process and Jacky did a phenomenal job the day of. This was one of the amazing reasons we choose the venue. Upon seeing how truly stunning the library was, we knew immediately that we had nothing to worry about. Our wedding was truly my dream wedding and it was just perfect. So many of our guests said it was the best wedding ever! That is mainly due to the amazing event staff that made it happen. I am so fortunate to have worked with such great people that took into consideration everything I dreamed about.
The location was perfect as well. Having the ceremony there and reception made a seamless transition with the cocktail hour outside and then coming back inside for the festivities to start.
I would recommend the library to anyone in a heartbeat! Everything about the venue was breathtaking and the event staff are amazing!!
The James J. Hill Reference Library has awed and inspired couples with its historical intrigue and stunning architecture since it opened to the public in 1921.
Constructed of Tennessee marble and Minnesota sandstone, it is both a living monument to “the Empire Builder,” James J. Hill, and a Saint Paul touchstone, situated on picturesque Rice Park in the heart of downtown.