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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, […]

Information About Our Music Collection

We have been spending the last few years digitizing all of the CDs and LPs owned by the library. There are almost 5300 items available in our catalog now, with more being added everyday. Listening to these recordings is simple. Just search our catalog by title or by the collection of “Digital Sound Online”. Once […]

Observing Constitution Day in the Library

On December 8, 2004, President George W. Bush signed a bill which designates every September 17th as Constitution Day (Public Law 108-447).  Gustavus will observe Constitution Day with a variety of activities and resources to promote the study of the constitution.  The library and the Dean of Students Office have a Constitution Day display near […]

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 […]

Nobel Conference Library Display

Are you looking for more information on this year’s Nobel Conference subject “The Universe at its Limits”? Then look no further!  We have a display full of books on this topic including books by the presenters.

Congratulations, Tenured Colleagues

The library has honored the faculty who received tenure this year with bookplates in new books in their disciplines. Check it out in the library’s new books area. Special congratulations to library faculty Julie Gilbert and Jeff Jenson, tenured this year.

Muslim Journeys Bookshelf Award on Display

Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library is among the 842 libraries and state humanities councils around the nation chosen to receive the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf award. The award is collection of 25 books and 3 films from the National Endowment for the Humanities Bridging Cultures initiative, to be used to address the need of the American public […]

Blind Date with a Book

Are you up for a rendezvous this February?  Try our “Blind Date with a Book!”  Mystery books from the collection are wrapped in brown paper and located on the reference desk display shelves.  Unlike a date, you can take this one home to get to know it!  Will it be funny, sad, beautiful, informative or […]

Reception with VASA Warship Model Builder Clayton Johnson

The  public is cordially invited to attend a reception for the artist Clayton Johnson which will be held here in the library Wednesday, January 23rd from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. The original Vasa was built in 1628 under the direction of King Gustaf II Adolf to expand his naval power in the Baltic region during […]