Archive for 2014

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On Display in Government Documents

  This fall, we are displaying Government Document recommendations from the fictional government employees of the television show Parks and Recreation. As we put the display together, we noticed that there really was something that matched each character’s interests. Government Documents is known mostly for legislation-related materials, but in our search for the perfect item […]

Change in Reference Hours

Seasons are slowly changing but the biggest change at the library for this fall are our reference hours. Staff reductions took place so reference hours had to be shortened.  The following is the current schedule for reference: Reference Desk Hours – Fall and Spring Semesters Mon-Thurs: 10:30am-4:30pm Mon. – Weds.: 6:00pm-9:00pm Friday:  10:30am-2:30pm Sunday: 2:00pm-5:00pm […]

Library Closed on July 4th

The library will be closed on Friday, July 4th. Happy 238th Birthday America!    

Photos from Stress Free Finals Events

  Photos from the Stress Free Finals events have been posted on to the Library’s Flickr account.  Since this was such a successful promotion, we are hoping to do such activities again in the future. Thank you for all who participated!  

Stress Buster Activities in AV2 – 1st floor of library

  We have designated one large room in the library as a space to go to get away from the stress of studying for a little while.  This room will be set up for you now through the end of finals any time the library is open. Stress Buster Activities include the following games: Apples […]

Research Paper Prize

Have you written a paper you’re proud of? Does it demonstrate excellence in the use of sources? It may be the next winner of the Patricia Lindell Research Paper Prize. Papers must have been written within the past two academic years. They can be on any subject, but should demonstrate the excellent use of source […]

Take a break for some Trivia

Gustavus Student Nurses Association (GSNA) is bringing the Savants of Question (the Trivia guys from Patrick’s) to the Library on Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm for one of our Stress-Free Finals Events.  There will be prizes awarded and free popcorn! This will be located on the first floor in the open area with all the large tables. […]

Take a Time Out from Studying …

…and come play with SAVE in the library!  SAVE is sponsoring miniature golf on Thursday from 2:00-6:00pm and bean bag throw and Ping-Pong on Friday from 2:00-6:00pm.  Both events take place on the first floor of the library in the open space where all the large tables are located.  Prizes will be given away! There […]

Library Hours for Finals

Thursday, May 22 & Friday, May 23:  8:00 am – 2:00 am; Saturday, May 24:  8:00 am – 10:00 pm; Sunday, May 25 & Monday, May 26:  8:00 am – 2:00 am; Tuesday, May 27 – Friday, May 30:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm.

Glowga

Glow in the Dark Yoga = Glowga =  A great way to de-stress.  Another Stress-Free Finals Event to mark your in your calendars: Wednesday, May 21st at 8:45 pm in the Football Field.  In case of inclement weather alternative location will be the first floor of the library. Glow sticks will be provided. This event […]