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Books in Bloom 2017 Sneak Peek

Please make plans to stop by the library during the Books in Bloom 2017 event this weekend! Floral arrangements representing a variety of titles will be on display Friday through Sunday, May 5-7.  The event is free and open to the public.  Here’s a sneak peek of some titles being featured this year: Owl Babies by […]

Books in Bloom, May 5-7, 2017

Please join us for Books in Bloom 2017!   The Gustavus Library Associates signature event will take place May 5-7, 2017 in the library. Friday, May 5, 3-5pm Saturday, May 6, 10am-4pm Special Event: Inside the St. John’s Bible presented by Mike Nordberg ’93 @ 1pm Sunday, May 7, 11am-3pm Enjoy floral arrangements designed to interpret […]

April is National Poetry Month!

Looking for something fun to read? Celebrate national poetry month, one of the largest literary celebrations in the world by checking out our collection of poetry in the children’s and young adult sections! Take a break from studying to read poems by Shel Silverstein, Tomie dePaola, poems about nature, poems that will make you laugh, […]

Surveillance Self-Defense Workshop

Worried about cyber security? Wondering just who can see your data? Want to know how to protect yourself and your online presence? Mark your calendars for an upcoming workshop! In conjunction with the upcoming MayDay! conference, our own Barbara Fister will offer a Surveillance Self-Defense Workshop on Wednesday April 26 3:30pm-4:20pm in the library’s e-classroom. Bring […]

Congratulations to Our Colleagues!

The library is delighted to congratulate our newly-tenured colleagues, who will be recognized in a Chapel service at 10am on Friday, April 21. In honor of their achievements, the library has dedicated a book to each of them. The books are on display near the library’s front doors. Congratulations, Josh, Betsy, Pam, Brandon, Angelique, Lauren, Ursula, Karrin […]

Why Do Libraries Matter?

Because they’re for everyone! (from Hafuboti)

Fall .5 Credit Course – Information Fluency

Will you be taking a course that requires research next fall? Are you thinking about applying to grad school? Are you planning a career that involves research? You might be interested in NDL 301: Information Fluency. This half-credit seminar course meets once a week (Tuesdays, 2:30-4:20) for discussion and hands-on work. Students may conduct research […]

Library Hours for Easter Break

Thursday, April 13:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Good Friday, April 14 – Easter Sunday, April 16:  Closed.  Monday, April 17:  8:00 am – 1:00 am.

Books Reviewed by Students

Eleven students participated in the Spring Reading Workshop (NDL-201), a .25 credit course that met during the first half of the semester. Students read and discussed a book together (this semester it was Hope Jahren’s Lab Girl, which turned out to be a great discussion book!), read and shared their own reviews of a second […]

Who is Welcome at the Library?

Everyone! (from Hafuboti)