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American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism

Featured Digital Collection: American Indian Movement & Native American Radicalism. Decades before Standing Rock, the American Indian Movement formed from roots in Minnesota. This is a collection of FBI documentation on the evolution of AIM and its development as a radical organization. Click to search American Indian Movement & Native American Radicalism

Fighting Fake News

Worried about fake news? Yeah, so are we. Fake news is no joke. It undermines facts, confuses local and national discussions, and threatens our very democracy. Libraries play a unique and important role in educating people about fake news. In fact, the mission of the Gustavus Library is “instructing in [information’s] use, interpretation, and evaluation.” […]

Curl up with a good book

  Looking for something to read during January? Look no further than the library! Browse our extensive fiction section (pretty much anything in the P call number section), explore young adult books on the first floor, or check out our nonrequired reading selections right inside the main doors. We also have an online guide with […]

River Rock Coffee at the library

Stop by Thursday morning to purchase a cup of coffee from River Rock Coffee on the main floor of the library!  If you miss River Rock Coffee on Thursday, bring a mug for studying Friday night.  Cocoa and tea will be available from 5 pm – 1am on Friday night!

Library Hours for Finals and Christmas Break

Fri., Dec. 16: 8:00 am – 1:00 am; Sat., Dec. 17: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm; Sun., Dec. 18: 11:00 am – 1:00 am; Mon., Dec. 19: 8:00 am – 1:00 am; Tues., Dec 20 – Thurs., Dec. 22: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Fri., Dec. 23 – Mon., Jan. 2: Closed.  Happy Holidays!

Call for Submissions – Lindell Research Paper Award 2018

The Library is now accepting submissions for the Patricia Lindell Research Prize/Paper. This $400 prize is awarded by the library faculty for a paper already written for a Gustavus academic course.  This paper should demonstrate excellent use of source material. Papers may be submitted from Fall Semester 2016 through Spring Semester 2018. As faculty endorsement […]

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 […]