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Spring Break/Easter Hours

The Library’s hours for Spring/Easter Break are:  Friday, March 27:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Sat., March 28 – Sun., March 29: CLOSED; Mon., March 30 – Thurs., April 2: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Fri., April 3 – Sun., April 5:  CLOSED.


Library Star Students

Congratulations to Rachel Weitz (Audio Visual), Yetunde Odediran (Circulation) and Jamie Lichy (Stack Maintenance/ digitizing) for being chosen as Library Star Students for spring semester! Star Students are library student employees who have demonstrated superior performance in their departments. The library depends heavily on student workers and wishes to recognize those that go above and […]

Find It Button Not Available Saturday

On Saturday, March 14, the following services will be unavailable while system upgrades are taking place: the yellow “Find It!” button and the “Do We Have This Journal?” link.  The software company is scheduled to begin the system maintenance at 8:00 am (CST) and anticipates resuming full service by 8:00 pm (CST).  If you typically […]


Gustavus Author Tea, March 11th

Join members of the Gustavus community, March 11th, 3:30-5:00 pm in the Book Mark as we celebrate books written by our faculty in the past year. Here are the books and authors we’re celebrating: Fit Quest: A Personal Journey by Aaron Banks Blues Vision by Philip Bryant My friend Jonah by Herb Chilstrom Out of […]


Gustavus Community Publications

Our latest book display highlights recent publications by Gustavus faculty, staff, alumni and friends. Publications written or edited by faculty, staff, and friends of the Gustavus community and owned by the library have been compiled into a convenient list that can be found on the library’s webpage.


Oscar Night has flown…..

like “The Birdman” !      The movies that were popular at the Oscar’s will soon be available at the library.  Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library prides itself on purchasing Oscar title winners and runner ups.  Keep your eye on the shelves!  I saw the following movies in the building that will soon be available to […]

Visit the Archives this Saturday!

Have you been wanting to do some research at the College and Lutheran Church Archives but can’t make it in during the week? You’re in luck! We will be open this Saturday, Feb. 21, from 10am-2pm. See you then!


Celebrating Black History Month

At the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, we offer many print and online resources that document, commemorate and celebrate Black history and experiences in the United States. Ferguson Resources – In addition to organizing a range of information about the protests in Ferguson, MO, this online guide provides a sample of resources addressing African American history, […]


Books in Bloom 2015: Save the Date!

Mark your calendars! Gustavus Library Associates will host its annual Books in Bloom event May 1-3, 2015 in the library. Is there a fantastic book you’d love to see featured? Send your suggestion to Sonja Timmerman and we’ll add it to the list of titles for consideration. Books in Bloom has featured designs by a range […]


What have you been reading lately?

For most students, the question is met with a laugh and an eye roll, “Well, I’ve been spending a lot of time with my organic chemistry textbook lately.” In general, the demands of college work and life don’t leave much time for recreational reading.  In fact, we’ve even done research on this, with our own […]