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Book Swap!

The library is hosting a book swap on Wednesday, December 16 from 10am – 4pm on the main floor of the library for the entire campus community. Look for the beautifully decorated table near the front doors. We will also be serving cocoa and tea starting at 10. What is a book swap, exactly? Good question! Book swaps […]

Gustavus Student Book Launch!

Research always leads us deeper into exploring the many conversations on any given topic. First year students in Professor Kate Knutson’s First Term Seminar course, Fast Food and Society, took the extra step by contributing new literature to the conversations happening on fast food culture. The book, In the Shadow of the Golden Arches, contains essays […]

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 […]

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 […]

Calendar of Events for Stress Free Finals Week

Wednesday – May 21st 6-8 p.m. Therapy Dogs :  – Lawn in front of the library (bad weather: 1st floor of library) – brought to you by Pound Pals 8:45 p.m. Glow-ga -Yoga in the dark with glow sticks : Football field (1st floor if raining) – brought to you by the Peer Assistants Thursday […]

Constitution Day Event Today at 2:30

Last May, Edward Snowden began to disclose in the press classified information about a sweeping surveillance program conducted by the National Security Agency. Is Snowden a traitor or a whistleblower? Is the NSA program a necessary safeguard or unconstitutional? What expectations of privacy can we have the digital era? Join us in the GLA Reading […]

Scott Bennett: Libraries and Learning 7p.m. Monday

The Lefler Lecture this year will be given by Scott Bennett, an expert on library design. At 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall on Monday, March 21st, he will explore the history of libraries and the ways that prevailing assumptions about the purpose of libraries is built into their architecture. His groundbreaking study of library design, […]

Author Tea, This Thursday

Join members of the Gustavus community as we celebrate books written by our faculty in the past year. There will be short and extremely entertaining presentations by the authors – and refreshments! So stop by the Courtyard Cafe at 4:15 on Thursday, April 30th, to join the fun. These are the books and authors we’re […]

Celebrate Responsible Scientific Inquiry…

…with cake! Mark your calendars – on February 12, the library will be hosting an event in recognition of Darwin Day. Marking the anniversary of Darwin’s birth “expresses gratitude for the enormous benefits that scientific knowledge, acquired through human curiosity and ingenuity, has contributed to the advancement of humanity,” at least according to the Darwin […]