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Books in Bloom is back!

Mark your calendars for Books in Bloom 2019! Hosted by Friends of the Library – Gustavus Library Associates, Books in Bloom will take place May 3-5, 2019 in the library. There will be interpretive floral arrangements available for viewing throughout the weekend, and a special Author Event featuring Joanna Carlson Swanson on Saturday, May 4 […]

Library Hours for Easter Break

Thursday, April 18:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Good Friday, April 19 – Easter Sunday, April 21:  Closed.  Monday, April 22:  8:00 am – 1:00 am.

Student Book Reviews

In the Library’s Spring Reading Workshop, students read and discussed a common book (Gustavus alum Kaethe Schwehn’s post-apocalyptic science fiction novel, The Rending & the Nest), wrote reviews of a second book of their choice, and reflected on their own reading tastes and the place of reading in contemporary culture. Excerpts from student book reviews: […]

Library Hours for Spring Break

Friday, March 29: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Sat. & Sun., March 30-31: CLOSED; Mon.- Fri., April 1- April 5: 12:00 pm – 4:45 pm; Sat., April 6: CLOSED; Sun., April 7: 6:00 pm – 1:00 am.

Library Star Students

Congratulations to Tyler Stordahl and Anna Ngo for being chosen as Library Star Students for spring semester! The library depends on student employees to provide customer service and critical support for library operations. Star Students have demonstrated superior performance in their departments and are recognized for their willingness to go above and beyond expectations. We […]

Tea Tuesdays @ the Library

Tea Tuesdays are in full swing this Spring (Tuesdays thru May 14, plus a Tea Thursday on Reading Day!). Stop by the Library on Tuesdays this semester to grab a cup of tea and catch up with friends before heading off to your studies. Bring your own mug or use one of ours. Hot water […]

New @ the Library

Explore two new resources, provided free of charge by HeinOnline: Gun Regulation & Legislation in America: Journals, compiled legislative histories, congressional hearings and reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more related to gun regulation. Slavery in America & the World: History, Culture & Law: State and federal statutes, judicial cases, and pamphlets and books written about […]

New @ the Library

Until now only available at the library in paper, CQ Researcher is now online! CQ Researcher Online reports on issues in the news, including health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Each report provides an introductory overview, background and chronology, assessment of the current situation, pro/con debates, and […]

Library Hours for Touring Week

Friday, Feb. 1: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm;  Sat. & Sun., Feb. 2 & 3:  Closed.  Monday, Feb. 4 – Friday, Feb. 8 :  8:00 am – 4:45 pm;  Sat. & Sun., Feb. 9 & 10:  Closed.

Patricia Lindell Research Prize/Paper Award Winner!

We are very excited to announce that alumnus Katherine Aney has been selected as the 2018-19 Patricia Lindell Research Paper Award Winner! Katherine has received $400 for her winning paper, Altered Expression of Kinetochore Proteins (CENP-A and Mad2) to Explore Chromosome Instability and Aneuploidy. Katherine’s paper was selected from a very impressive compilation of submissions with […]


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