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Standing Rock Conversation

The Student Senate is sponsoring a panel and discussion of the Standing Rock protest against the North Dakota Pipeline. It will be held December 7th at 6:00  p.m. in the Dive. We put together a brief guide about the protest.   image courtesy of Dark Sevier

Open Mic @ the Library

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2:30-4:00 pm We know that many Gusties have a creative side. We’d like to celebrate our local writers by hosting an informal open mic (only without the mic) in the GLA Reading Room, on the main floor of the Gustavus library. Have a poem, a story, an essay, or fanfic you’d like […]

Extra Reference Hours

To help with crunch time, librarians will be available for research consultations three evenings a week for the next two weeks. You’ll find help at the reference desk on . . . Sunday, December 4th, 6-9 pm Monday, December 5th, 6-9 pm Tuesday, December 6th, 6-9 pm Sunday, December 11th, 6-9 pm Monday, December 12th, […]

We’re Moving!

The Library is moving! Well, the building will still be the same one you know and love, but the bulk of library operations will be moving to a new integrated library software system in summer 2017. What’s this new system, you ask? We’ll be migrating to WorldShare Management Services (or WMS for short), which comes […]

Patricia Lindell Research Prize/Paper Award Winner!

We are very excited to announce that alumnus Cole Tucker has been selected as the 2016-17 Patricia Lindell Research Paper Award Winner! Cole’s paper was selected from a very impressive compilation of submissions. Cole has received $400 for his winning paper, Effects of Aberrant Self-Lipid Antigen Presentation by Autoimmune B Lymphocytes on iNKT Cell Homeostasis.   […]

Thanksgiving Break Hours

Library hours for Thanksgiving week:  Tuesday, November 22:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Wednesday, November 23:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Thursday, November 24 – Saturday, November 26:  Closed.  Sunday, November 27:  6:00 pm – 1:00 am. 

International Games Day

The Folke Bernadotte Library has accrued some wonderful games and shelved them for students to use.  Nov. 19th was International Games Day so feel free to use them for a fun way to relax between studying.  No need to check them out, just borrow (within the library), and place back on shelving when done!

Library Star Students for Fall 2016

Congratulations to Allison Hansen (ILL), Ezra Koetz (Information desk), and Chloe Knop (AV) for being chosen as Library Star Students for Fall semester 2016. 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 […]

Get Out the Vote!

  Election Day is almost here! So go vote tomorrow, if you haven’t already! Our online election voting guide has information about candidates and also where to vote in St. Peter. Be sure to stop by the Information Desk area to see the election display on our research help desk.

It’s our first Tea Tuesday!

Students, faculty and staff come in and enjoy a hot cup of tea while de-stressing or warming up from this cold, damp Tuesday morning. You can have a great conversation or check out the revamped nonrequired reading section. This event also requires everyone to bring your own mug so we can help save the Earth in […]