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!).


The Black Forest Inn - 26th Street & Nicolet
Blue Moon Cafe - E Lake at 38th St
Butter Bakery Cafe - 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
Diamond's Cafe - 1618 Central Ave NE
Dunn Bros Coffee - 329 W 15th St (Loring Park)
Dunn Bros Coffee - 337 N Washington Ave (North Loop)
Empire Coffee - 451 Stinson Blvd
Espresso Royale - Hennepin Ave & 13th St
Gigi's - 36th St & Bryant Ave
Glam Deli - Nicolet near 26th St
Hard Times Cafe - 1821 Riverside Ave
Leaning Tower of Pizza - 24th & Lyndale
May Day Cafe - Bloomington AVe at 35th St
Maeve's - 13th Ave & 3rd St NE
Peace Coffee - 33rd St & Minnehaha Ave
Precision Grind - E Franklin at 23rd Ave
Riverview Cafe - 38th St & 42nd Ave S
Royal Grounds - Grand Ave & 42nd St
Sister Sludge Coffee - 38th St & 23rd Ave
Sovereign Grounds - 48th St & Chicago
T-Rex Cookie & Coffee Cafe - 3338 University Ave SE
Wild Roast Cafe - Riverplace

Saint Paul
Amore Cafe - Smith & Annapolis
Black and Waffle Bar - Como Ave & 15th Ave
Cahoots - Selby near Snelling
Dagwood Coffee Bar - Carleton St near University
The Dancing Goat - 699 E 7th St
Finnish Bistro - Como & Carter
The Gingko - Snelling & Minnehaha
The Golden Thyme - Selby & Milton
Lucy Coffee Cafe - Fairview north of University
Nina's Cafe - Selby & Western
O'Garra's - Snelling & Selby
Tillie's Farmhouse - Cleveland & Marshall
Underground Music Cafe - Hamline & Hoyt
WA Frost - Selby & Western

Cafe 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
Eat My Words - 214 13th Ave NE
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
Midway Books - University & Snelling, St. Paul
Once Upon a Crime - 26th St near Lyndale, Mpls
Sixth Chamber - 1332 Grand Ave, St. Paul
Source Comics - Snelling near Cty Rd B, Roseville
Subtext - 6 W 5th St, 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
Dinkeytown Library - 4th St at 13th Ave, Mpls
Hennepin County Library Northeast - Central & 22nd, Mpls
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
Northern Warehouse - 4th & Broadway, St. Paul
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