Archive for Anna Hulseberg

Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage

Join us in celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. Below is a sampling of resources on AAPI heritage in the library, including decolonial travel guides, memoirs, novels and graphic novels, plays, films, current news, and primary sources. Detours: A Decolonial Guide to Hawai’i edited by Hokulani K. Aikau and Vernadette Vicuña […]

Guest Post! TRANSforming Book Study

Today we welcome guest blogger and Library Intern Amber Wolfinger (’21), who highlights a recent book study. This spring, the Chaplain’s office sponsored a book study of Austen Hartke’s Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians. The book study discussions were led by Maggie Falenschek (Chaplain’s Office) and Aaron Geringer (Counseling Center), who […]

Celebrate National Poetry Month

April 2021 is the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month! Celebrate the voices of poets from today and the past:      “The Hill We Climb” (excerpt) – Amanda Gorman, 2021      When day comes we ask ourselves,      where can we find light in this never-ending shade? …      We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always […]

Challenged Books: Available at the Gustavus Library!

The American Library Association kicks off National Library Week (April 4-10) by announcing recent challenges to library, school, and university materials. The Library Bill of Rights states, “Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment.” In that spirit, the Gustavus Library opposes censorship in all its forms. Below […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Every month is Women’s History Month at the Library!  You can find resources on women’s history, struggles, and achievements throughout the Library. March was first recognized as Women’s History Month in the US in 1987.  International Women’s Day (March 8) is rooted in early 20th century labor movements and was recognized by the UN in […]

And the Winner Is…

Thanks to everyone who submitted a book recommendation and entered the #read book bag drawing. And the winner is…first-year student Dallas Carlson! Dallas recommends Stephen King’s The Shining: “Not only is it well known (and for good reason), but it is one of Stephen King’s finest works. If you were turned off by the movie, […]

Celebrating Black History Month

The Library offers many resources that document, commemorate, and celebrate Black history and experiences in the U.S. Each week this month, we’ll feature some of these resources. Today we highlight the book collection and primary sources online. Book Collection Book Display: Visit our Black History Month display near the Information Desk. Feel free to borrow […]

Welcome New Librarians!

Join us in welcoming three Visiting Librarians this spring: Sarah Brewer, Nathan Burwell, and Abe Nemon.  We asked a few questions to get to know them better: Sarah Brewer 1. Who’s your favorite superhero, and why?  Buffy (the vampire slayer), because you can’t go wrong with camp vampires. 2. What’s your favorite restaurant in St. […]

New YA novel by Gustavus librarian!

Congratulations to our own Gustavus professor & librarian Julie Gilbert on the publication of Cemetery Songs, a young adult novel about adoption, identity and the ghosts of the past. For more details on Cemetery Songs, visit the book page on Goodreads. Looking for more leisure reading? Visit our “Read, Relax, Win a Prize” post.

Read, Relax, Win a Prize

Read & relax: What’s a great way to de-stress over the holidays? Read a book, just for fun! Win a prize: Recommend a book for a chance to win this book bag!  Two ways to enter: (1) fill out an entry slip at the Leisure Reading Display in the Library, or (2) use the online […]