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Nobel Conference Display

Are you excited about the upcoming Nobel Conference? So are we! The Library maintains a permanent display for the Nobel Conference right inside the entrance of the library. (Look for the portrait of Count Folke Bernadotte – the display is right behind it.) We leave the display up all year, so as the information you […]

Research Help – Now and Always

As you get started on research for the semester (or maybe you’re already knee deep in it), we want to remind you that the Gustavus Library & its librarians are here to help you with your research. We can assist and guide you with anything research-related, whether it’s recommending places and ways to search, brainstorming […]

Now Showing – Movies at the Library

Did you know the library has DVDs that you can check out? We’ve got a lot of Oscar winners, plus a number of other fun gems, including all the Harry Potter movies and a number of Pixar classics. Want to watch a foreign film? We’ve got those, too! Movies haven’t always been easy to find […]

Let’s Talk at the Library

The Library is pleased to provide space for Let’s Talk, the Counseling Center’s new drop-in consultation service. Let’s Talk is a free and confidential service meant to provide students with immediate support on an as needed, walk-in basis. The Let’s Talk space is on the lower (bottom) level of the library in one of the […]

Welcome (back)!

We want to extend a big welcome to all new and returning Gusties. As we walk around the building on the first day of the academic year, it’s wonderful to see students already settling into study spaces at the Gustavus Library and browsing our collections. Whether this is your first day at Gustavus or you’ve […]

Reading Day in the Library

On Reading Day, we will have tea and lemonade available from 8:00-4:00, along with a variety of relaxing activities such as coloring, games, puzzles and Play-Doh.

Library Hours for Finals

Thursday, May 23 & Friday, May 24: 8:00 am-1:00 am; Saturday, May 25:  8:00 am-6:00 pm; Sunday, May 26: 11:00 am-1:00 am; Monday, May 27: 8:00 am-1:00 am; Tuesday, May 28-Friday, May 31: 8:00 am-4:45 pm.  

Call for Submissions – Lindell Research Paper Award 2020

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 2018 through Spring Semester 2020. As faculty endorsement […]

Books in Bloom 2019: Bold Visions, Daring Dreams

Books in Bloom is nearly here! Don’t forget the special Author Event on Saturday, May 4 at 1pm in the library.  Joanna Carlson Swanson will be here to discuss her book about her father, Dr. Edgar M. Carlson, 9th president of Gustavus Adolphus College. This event is free and open to the public. Here’s a final […]

Books in Bloom 2019 sneak peek

Please join us at the library May 3-5, 2019 for Books in Bloom! Here’s a sneak peek of book titles featured this year: Across the Universe: Galaxies by Kate Riggs ’05 While Glaciers Slept by M Jackson (Reading in Common 2019) Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann & Elizabeth Kann Educated by Tara Westover The Paris Architect by […]