Patricia Lindell Scholarship Application Now Open

Every other year, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library awards a junior or senior student the Patricia Lindell Scholarship, established through the generosity of the Gustavus Library Associates. The recipient will be awarded $1,200 to undertake a research project for the library that benefits the wider Gustavus community. The scholarship is awarded upon the successful completion […]


We’re having a Book Sale!

The library will be holding a book sale from Monday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 11 (with the weekend bringing discount prices). All books are 50 cents.  Come in with quarters and leave with books!


Help Our Research – and Earn $20

Gustavus is participating in “A Day in the Life,” a research study exploring how students experience campus life at universities across the United States. We are looking for 20 Gusties who would be willing to participate in the study. Participants will respond to survey questions sent via text message on one day in mid-October and will […]


Observing of Constitution Day with Frost-Your-Owns

In 2004 President George W. Bush signed a bill which designates every September 17th as Constitution Day (Public Law 108-447).  Gustavus will observe Constitution Day with a variety of activities and resources to promote the study of the constitution.  The library and the Dean of Students Office have a Constitution Day display near the entrance […]


Hot or Cold? Library Books and Their Environment

The library temperatures fluctuate a lot, especially during the fall and spring seasons.  While we always hope by making a thermostat adjustment it will solve the problem, we have to be conscious of the environment of our books.  They need certain dryness and stable temperatures so mold or other pests do not wreck our paper […]


Library Hours for Labor Day Weekend

Friday, Sept. 4: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 5 & 6:  Closed.  Monday, Sept. 7: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm.

“Find It” Button Not Working

An update to the system is causing problems that occur after you click the “Find It” button in a record.  Please be patient as our staff and others try to resolve this issue.  Sorry for the inconvenience.


Library Closed on 3rd of July

In observance of the 4th of July holiday, the library will be closed on Friday, July 3rd.  Happy 239th Birthday, America!


Audio Video Equipment/Books and DVDs During Summer Months

     Video camera kits, tripods, and/or projectors will not be available for checkout from the library from June 15th – August 15th.  If you were planning on using such equipment during these summer months, please contact Mark Kump, x7571 or prior to June 8th to make permissible arrangements. Please also expect a delay […]


Five Minute Massages in the Library

SIGN UP HERE TO RESERVE YOUR FREE FIVE MINUTE MASSAGE Relieve that finals stress with a free five-minute massage! Massages will performed by two therapists from CrossRoads Advanced Clinical Massage of Mankato. They will take place on the first floor of the library in the AV preview rooms on Thursday and Friday (May 21st and […]