Archive for March, 2012

The Campus with 2 Tornados

Sunday, March 29, 1998A warm sunny day which turned out to be the 2nd time the college was under siege by nature’s power. A tornado swept in and wiped out 90% of all windows on campus, demolished the Swedish house plus many other campus homes, ravaged St. Peter, and left the town with one casualty […]

Spring Break/Easter Recess Hours

Spring Break/Easter Recess Hours – Friday, March 30: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Sat. & Sun., March 31-April 1: CLOSED. Mon. -Thurs., April 2-5: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Fri. – Sun., April 6-8: CLOSED. Monday, April 9: 8:00 am – 1:00 am.


On Sunday night, just as many students were ready to start a marathon midterm study session and get serious work done on projects, something went wrong with the library’s heating and cooling system. It got hot. Really hot – and we weren’t able to get it fixed as quickly as we would have liked. Our […]

Hunger Games Trivia Night in the Library

Are you a fan of Suzanne Collin’s series The Hunger Games? Are you excited for the release of the movie? Come celebrate with Hunger Games Trivia Night at the library! Join us Wednesday, March 21st at 7:30pm on the first floor of the library. You and your friends will be forming Districts and fighting your […]

Library Star Students

Congratulations to Kexin Feng (Music Library) and Sam Opsahl (Circulation) on being chosen as the Library Star Students for spring semester! Star Students are library student employees who have demonstrated superior performance in their departments. The library depends heavily on student workers and wishes to recognize those that go above and beyond the call of […]

Stream music through our catalog

Did you know that you can stream music from anywhere on campus through links in the library catalog? There are over 3200 music CDs and LPs from our collection that we have digitized. To listen to the library’s digitized music in the catalog, click on the “Advanced Search” link and limit by “Digital Sound Online”. […]

Faculty: First Friday @ The Library

Faculty are invited to drop by for refreshments and conversation in the Gustavus Library Associates Reading Room (just past the reference desk on the main floor) this afternoon, March 2nd, between 1:30 and 3:30. The topic for this First Friday is Ebooks: what do you think of them? What impact might digital books have on […]