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Challenged Books: Available at the Gustavus Library!

The American Library Association kicks off National Library Week (April 4-10) by announcing recent challenges to library, school, and university materials. The Library Bill of Rights states, “Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment.” In that spirit, the Gustavus Library opposes censorship in all its forms. Below […]

Virtual Books in Bloom event

Friends of the Library – Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) is proud to present: A Virtual Books in Bloom event Saturday, April 17, 2021 2-3:30 p.m. Books in Bloom is a signature Friends of the Library – GLA event that uses flowers, plants, and other natural elements to represent books, media, or other resources within the […]


The top voted movie of the tournament is Shrek! Thanks to all who voted and participated with completed brackets.  The top three winners were Dominic Flentje, Savanna Hanle, & Julia Baldus.  Please email suggestions for next year’s March Madness competition to Leah Zacate,  See you at the movies!

Summer Employment at the Library

The Gustavus Library is seeking individuals for full time employment for the summer.  This position is 35 hours/week at $10.50/hour from June 1st – August 27th, 2021.  The workday is from 9:00 am – 4:45pm with a 45-minute lunch break, Monday- Friday.  This position involves a wide variety of different tasks and projects in several […]

Shrek vs. Black Panther!

We’re down to the top two movies!  You may vote as many times as you want and vote quickly! Voting ends at noon tomorrow, Wednesday, March 31st. Vote here!

Library Hours for Easter Break

Thursday, April 1:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Good Friday, April 2 – Easter Sunday, April 4:  Closed.  Monday, April 5:  8:00 am – 12:00 am.

The Final Four!

We now have our Final 4.  You may vote as many times as you want and vote quickly! Voting ends tomorrow, Tuesday, March 29th. Vote here!

And now the Elite 8….

We now have our Elite 8.  You may vote as many times as you want.  Voting ends Friday, March 26th. Vote here!  

Select Sixteen

We have our Select Sixteen! Please vote by Sunday night, March 21, to narrow down to our Elite 8. Thank you!  

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Every month is Women’s History Month at the Library!  You can find resources on women’s history, struggles, and achievements throughout the Library. March was first recognized as Women’s History Month in the US in 1987.  International Women’s Day (March 8) is rooted in early 20th century labor movements and was recognized by the UN in […]