Constitution Day 2023

Constitution Day is an American federal observance that commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787.  In 2004, Congress mandated that educational institutions receiving federal funding provide education about the Constitution on Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, which is observed nationally on September 17th. Did you know?  2023 is the […]

End-of-Summer Library Hours

Library Hours for Aug. 28 – Sept. 4 (Labor Day):  Monday – Thursday:  9 am – 1 pm; Friday:  9 am – 3 pm; Sept. 2 & 3: CLOSED; Monday (Labor Day) Sept. 4: 9 am – 4:45 pm.

Oppenheimer Resources

Amidst all the buzz about the new Oppenheimer movie, you might want to learn more. You can start by perusing these selected sources from the Gustavus Library and beyond… Books American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (Call Number QC16.O62 B57 2005) This Pulitzer Prize-winning biography was the inspiration for the 2023 […]

Freedom to Read

The Library joins the American Library Association in reaffirming our commitment to the Freedom to Read Statement on its 70th anniversary: “As censorship threats continue to target libraries, schools, publishers, authors, and booksellers, the American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of American Publishers (AAP) are calling on all members of the book community to affirm their […]

Celebrating Juneteenth 2023

The Library joins the nation in commemorating Juneteenth National Independence Day. On June 19, 1865, nearly two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, enslaved African Americans in Texas learned they were free. Early celebrations of Juneteenth began soon thereafter and in June 2017, Juneteenth was declared a federal holiday. Here are a few […]

Pride & Rainbow Book Month

Happy Pride Month! Or, at the Library, Rainbow Book Month! Pride is celebrated in June each year to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, a landmark event in the Gay Liberation Movement, which evolved into today’s LGBTQIA+ rights movements. Here are just a few resources to learn about and celebrate Pride Month and Rainbow Book Month: […]

Interim Library Hours (May 24-June 4)

Library Hours through June 4th: Wednesday-Friday, May 24-26: 8:00 am – 11:00 am; Saturday – Monday, May 27-29: Closed. Tuesday, May 30 – Thursday, June 1: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Friday, June 2 – Sunday, June 4: Closed. Monday, June 5th: Summer hours begin: 9 am – 4:45 pm (M-F).

Library Hours for Finals

Thursday, May 18: 8:00 am-12:00 am; Friday, May 19: 8:00 am-1:00 am; Saturday, May 20: 8:00 am-8:00 pm; Sunday, May 21: 12:00 pm-1:00 am; Monday, May 22: 8:00 am-12:00 am; Tuesday, May 23: 8:00 am-6:00 pm; Wednesday-Friday, May 24-26: 8:00 am – 11:00 am.  

Congrats Newly Tenured Faculty!

The Library has added a title to the collection in honor of each of our newly tenured colleagues. They are displayed on the main floor near the staircase on the Chapel side of the Library. Congratulations, newly tenured faculty! Jillian Downey, Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics Lucie Holmgreen, Psychological Science Shu-Ling Wang, Economics & Management […]

Congrats Class of 2023!

Congratulations to our Class of 2023 Library employees! Thanks for all of your work – we couldn’t run the Library without you. If you see any of our graduating employees next time you’re in the Library, take a moment to wish them congratulations and good luck. You can also visit our display of books purchased […]