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Closed-Fourth of July

The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4th! Happy Birthday, America!

Library Hours for May 27 – May 31

Friday, May 27 – Monday, May 30: Closed (Memorial Day Weekend); Tuesday, May 31: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Wednesday, June 1 (Summer hours begin): 9:00 am – 4:45 pm.

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 at Gustavus (Part 9 of 10)

FOLKE 1 (1948-1972)The new library opened in September 1948. The majority of library services were provided on the main floor, with plate-glass partitions separating the lobby from the reading rooms. The stacks area adjoined the main reading room with space for 100,000 volumes. Students were admitted to the stacks by applying at the desk for […]

Library Hours for Finals

Friday, May 13: 8:00 am-1:00 am; Saturday, May 14: 10:00 am-10:00 pm; Sunday, May 15: 12:00 pm-1:00 am; Monday, May 16: 8:00 am-1:00 am; Tuesday, May 17: 8:00 am-6:00 pm; Wednesday-Friday, May 18-20: Noon-4:00 pm.  

9 science fiction and fantasy books to read during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Just in time for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, here is a list of science fiction and fantasy books by AAPI authors to check from our John C. Rezmerski Science Fiction Collection. Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon-Ha Lee Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon-Ha Lee Call Number: PS3612.E34884 P46 2021 Publication Date: 2021-08-17 Yoon-Ha Lee’s Machineries […]

Shortened Library Hours – Sunday, May 1

Due to student staffing issues, the Library will be closing early (9:30 pm) this Sunday, May 1.

Library at Gustavus (Part 8 of 10)

READING HALL (1942-1948) In 1942, the former President’s House was remodeled to contain a leisure reading room, offices, and the college post office.  The reading room was intended primarily for freshmen and sophomores, though juniors and seniors could also use the space.  The Almen-Vickner collection was contained in the Reading Hall. Please send us your […]

Library Hours for Easter Break

Thursday, April 14:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Good Friday, April 15 – Easter Sunday, April 17:  Closed.  Monday, April 18:  8:00 am – 12:00 am.


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