Distributing Whistling Shade

Whistling Shade is distributed freely to cafes, bookstores, and other businesses in the Twin City area. If you are the owner or manager of a business and would like to distribute Whistling Shade, please send e-mail to Joel Van Valin (jdvanvalin@hotmail.com).

Avid readers can find Whistling Shade at one of the fine locations below (while copies last!).


2nd Moon Café - E Franklin at 23rd Ave
Blue Moon Café - E Lake at 38th St
The Blue Nile Restaurant - E Franklin near 20th Ave
Butter Bakery Café - Nicholet Ave near 37th St
Cafetto - 22nd and Lyndale
The Coffee Shop Northeast - 28th and Johnson St NE
Common Roots Cafe - Lyndale at 26th St
Cupcake - 3338 University Ave SE
Expresso Royale - Hennepin Ave & 13th St
May Day Cafe - Bloomington AVe at 35th St
Merlin's Rest - 3601 E Lake St, Mpls
Moose and Sadies - 212 3rd Ave N
Riverview Cafe - 38th St & 42nd Ave S
Royal Grounds - Grand AVe & 42nd St
Sovereign Grounds - 48th St & Chicago
Wild Roast Cafe - Riverplace

Saint Paul
Amore Cafe - Smith & Annapolis
Black Bear Crossing - Como Park Pavilion
The Black Dog - 4th and Broadway, downtown St. Paul
Brewberry’s - Fairview & Randolph
Cahoots - Selby near Snelling
The Coffee Grounds - Hamline & Hoyt
Dunn Bros - Como & Carter
The Ginko - Snelling & Minnehaha
The Golden Thyme - Selby & Milton
Lori's Coffee House - 1441 Cleveland Ave N
Nina's Cafe - Selby & Western
\ Ames
Café Diem - Main Street
The Stomping Grounds - Campustown

Book Stores

Birchbark Books - 2115 21st St (near Franklin & Penn), Mpls
Boneshaker Books - E Franklin Ave at 23rd St
The Bookshop - Lexington Ave near County B, Roseville
Cheapo Records - Snelling Ave near Summit, St. Paul
Common Good Books - Snelling near Grand, St. Paul
Half Price Books - 2041 Ford Pkwy, St. Paul
Lake Country Books - 4776 Washington Square, White Bear Lake
Magers and Quinn - 3038 Hennepin Ave S, Mpls
Micawber’s Books - Como & Carter, St. Paul
Once Upon a Crime - 26th St near Lyndale, Mpls
Sixth Chamber - 1332 Grand Ave, St. Paul
Subtext - Selby & Western, St. Paul
Uncle Hugo’s - Chicago near Lake St, Mpls

Libraries and Organizations

Ames Library, Ames IA
Banfill Locke Center for the Arts - 6666 E River, Rd Fridley
Highland Park Library - 1974 Ford Parkway, St. Paul
Hosmer Library - 347 East 36th Street, Mpls
Landmark Center - 75 Fifth St West, St. Paul
The Loft - 1011 Washington Ave S, Mpls
Maplewood Library - 1670 Beam Ave, Maplewood
Merriam Park Library - Fairview & Marshall, St. Paul
Minneapolis Academy of Art and Design - Library Building
Minneapolis Central Library - 300 Nicolet Mall, Mpls
Rice Street Library - Rice St north of Front St, St. Paul
Roseville Library - Hamline & County B, Roseville
South St. Paul Library - Maria & 3rd Ave, South St. Paul
St. Anthony Library - Como & Carter, St. Paul
Washburn Library - Lyndale & 53rd, Mpls
Wentworth Library - Wentworth, near Robert
Wescott Library - 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan