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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.

Call for Submissions – Lindell Research Paper Award 2022

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 2020 through Spring Semester 2022. As faculty endorsement […]

Library Hours for Finals and Christmas Recess

          Friday, Dec. 11: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday, Dec. 12: 12 pm – 6 pm; Sunday, Dec. 13: 2 pm – 10 pm; Monday & Tuesday, Dec. 14 & 15: 8 am – 8:30 pm; Wednesday, Dec. 16 – Friday, Dec. 18: 10 am – 2 pm; Saturday, Dec. 19 – Sunday, Jan. […]

Library Hours for December

Monday, Nov. 30th through Friday, Dec. 11th: 8 am – 6 pm Saturday, Dec. 5th & 12th: 12 pm – 6 pm Sunday, Dec. 6th & 13th:  2 pm – 10 pm Monday & Tuesday, Dec. 14th & 15th:  8 am – 8:30 pm Wednesday, Dec. 16th – Friday, Dec. 18th:  10 am – 2 […]

Patricia Lindell Research Prize Award Winner!

We are very excited to announce that alumna Anna Duong-Topp has been selected as the 2020-21 Patricia Lindell Research Paper Award Winner! Anna has received $400 for her winning paper, Ontological Homelessness as a Phenomenology of Belonging: Comparing the Nihilisms of Martin Heidegger and Keiji Nishitani.  Anna’s paper was selected from a very impressive compilation […]

Thanksgiving Break Hours

Library hours for Thanksgiving week: Monday & Tuesday, November 23 & 24: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Wednesday, November 25 – Sunday, November 29: Closed.

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 […]

National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month. If you’re in the Library, stop by and visit our Native American Heritage Month display – and borrow one of the books to read over break! Resources for Native American Heritage Month: American Indian Movement & Native American Radicalism Collection Minnesota Indian Affairs Council Minnesota Indian Tribes (Links […]

Diversity and Inclusion Library Display

We have recently updated the permanent “We Need Diverse Books” display  at the Gustavus Library in the GLA Reading Room which is funded through a dedicated fund for diversity materials. We think about diversity when we create displays and order materials. We also have an ongoing diversity interest group, consisting of library employees. We have […]

First Gen College Celebration!

The Library celebrates our first generation Gustavus students on the occasion of the National First Generation College Celebration. We’re here to support you on your journey! Messages from first generation faculty & staff at the Library: Dan Mollner, Librarian & Associate Professor –  “I am a first generation student. My father went for one year, […]