Entries tagged with ‘books’

Fun Books! Now with Movies and Magazines!

One of the most frequent questions people have about the Library is, “Do you have any fun books to read?” Heck yeah, we do! Not only that, we have movies and magazines, as well. It’s not to say that academic books can’t be fun in their own way. But we all need breaks from our […]

Curl up with a good book

  Looking for something to read during January? Look no further than the library! Browse our extensive fiction section (pretty much anything in the P call number section), explore young adult books on the first floor, or check out our nonrequired reading selections right inside the main doors. We also have an online guide with […]

Free Books! Student Appreciation Event

Stop by our book giveaway table on Thursday, May 19 for free books! This is a great time to stock up on summer reading. If you’ve got books to swap, bring them by and leave them on the table. (The perfect time to unload books you don’t feel like lugging home for the summer.) We’ll […]

New Diversity Center Library

You may know that the Gustavus Diversity Center has a collection of books. Did you know that you can veiw the Diversity Center Library collection on LibraryThing? You can search the collection, write reviews and get recommendations. You can even check books out at the Diversity Center. Members of the library’s Diversity Interest Group aided in setting up […]

Gustie Recommends

Like to read? Wondering what your fellow Gusties recommend? Look no further. We are proud to debut a collection of videos created by our Patricia Lindell Scholar (and all around superstar) Renee Yong, who has been investigating how academic libraries can help cultivate leisure reading. Renee sat down with six Gusties to ask about their reading habits, […]

Book sale!

Don’t forget about the permanent book sale in the library. Find the cart just inside the gates at the entrance. Books are $0.50 each. We are shifting through all kinds of contributions on a daily basis, so the cart contents change all the time. Stop by and see what new reads you might find.

Frozen Reviewed

No, not the movie, although we do have the movie in our collection, too. This review refers to the 2012 Young Adult novel by the same name. Frozen, by Mary Casanova, tells the story of Sadie Rose, a young orphan who lost the power to speak the night her mother died under mysterious circumstances. Sadie […]

Keeping Up with New Books

New books arrive at the Gustavus library every day. We’ve set up a handy RSS feed that helps you keep up-to-date with new arrivals. Our New Acquisitions feed is broken down by subject area and is a great way to find out what’s new. This is also a great tool if you’re a faculty member on […]

Ebooks through EBooks Minnesota

  We are proud to announce that Ebooks Minnesota, a new ebook collection is available for Minnesota residents. Ebooks Minnesota is a joint collaboration between the University of Minnesota, The Office of Higher Education, and the Minnesota Department of Education. The collection is accessible through this link and information about access through apps (iTunes, Kindle, […]

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 […]