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March Madness MOVIE Tournament!

Gustavus Library presents the second annual March Madness Tournament! YOU get to decide which film is the BEST MOVIE! The tournament is split into eight genres: classics, historical fiction, animation, science fiction, musicals, horror, rom-coms, & Marvel vs. DC. Each genre has four movies competing. As YOU vote for your favorite movie title within each […]

Celebrating Black History Month: Three New Works of Fiction

Black History Month may be drawing to a close, but it’s not too late to check out these three new fiction books by black authors at Gustavus library. “Eric’s enthusiasm is infectious. After the first two rides I’m enjoying myself, and not just because dying means I won’t have to pay my student loans.” Raven […]

Celebrating Black History Month: Science Fiction

The Library offers many resources that document, commemorate, and celebrate Black history and experiences in the U.S. Each week this month, we’ll feature some of these resources. Today we highlight science fiction written by Black women. Kindred by Octavia Butler is widely regarded as modern classic, a best seller as well as a foundational literary […]

And the Winner Is…

Thanks to everyone who submitted a book recommendation and entered the #read book bag drawing. And the winner is…first-year student Dallas Carlson! Dallas recommends Stephen King’s The Shining: “Not only is it well known (and for good reason), but it is one of Stephen King’s finest works. If you were turned off by the movie, […]

Popular Research in GustieScholar

In 2020, GustieScholar, the open access institutional repository of the Gustavus community had over 3500 page views. The Faculty/Staff and Student repositories hold published material, where the publisher and copyright holder allow for self-archiving for academic purposes. These works included many articles that have been published open access, such as with Creative Commons licenses, and […]

Celebrating Black History Month

The Library offers many resources that document, commemorate, and celebrate Black history and experiences in the U.S. Each week this month, we’ll feature some of these resources. Today we highlight the book collection and primary sources online. Book Collection Book Display: Visit our Black History Month display near the Information Desk. Feel free to borrow […]

Welcome New Librarians!

Join us in welcoming three Visiting Librarians this spring: Sarah Brewer, Nathan Burwell, and Abe Nemon.  We asked a few questions to get to know them better: Sarah Brewer 1. Who’s your favorite superhero, and why?  Buffy (the vampire slayer), because you can’t go wrong with camp vampires. 2. What’s your favorite restaurant in St. […]

Library Hours for Touring Week

Wednesday, Jan. 27 – Friday, Jan. 29 :  9:00 am – 4:45 pm;  Sat. & Sun., Jan. 30 & 31:  Closed.

Library Hours for J-Term

Monday-Friday: 8 am – 6 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm; Sunday: 12 pm – 6 pm

New YA novel by Gustavus librarian!

Congratulations to our own Gustavus professor & librarian Julie Gilbert on the publication of Cemetery Songs, a young adult novel about adoption, identity and the ghosts of the past. For more details on Cemetery Songs, visit the book page on Goodreads. Looking for more leisure reading? Visit our “Read, Relax, Win a Prize” post.


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