Archive for April, 2012

Time for Tea

Gustavus boasts many wonderful attractions and this Thursday will be another celebration. Help us acknowledge our Gustavus authors at GUSTAVUS AUTHOR TEA. This event will be in the Courtyard Cafe at 3:30pm on Thursday, April 26. It will highlight the following authors: Elizabeth Baer, Bob Douglas, Kathryn Christenson, Barbara Fister, Paschal Kyoore, Karl Larson, Sun […]

Books in Bloom: Author Event

We’re having a special Author Event during Books in Bloom this year. Several authors will be present on the afternoon of Saturday, May 5 to sign books and greet guests in the GLA Reading Room. Come visit with the authors (all of whom have a book being interpreted as a bloom), and enjoy light refreshments […]

Celebrate Spring: Come to Books in Bloom!

Join us Honors Weekend (May 4-6, 2012) for Books in Bloom, sponsored by Gustavus Library Associates. Books in Bloom features books, films, or other academic resources within the library interpreted through floral arrangements by designers and professional florists. Curious about how that’s done? Check out the slide show of last year’s event. Come enjoy the […]

Library Love – National Library Week Style

For those of you on Twitter, the @yourlibrary folks are putting on a contest – 6 word stories about libraries. #nlw6words My favorite: Books are family. Library is home. Also, more library love from my comrades-in-spirit at the Office of Letters & Lights, which runs National Novel Writing Month, among other awesome writing events. For […]

National Library Week Medallion Hunt

To start your quest, find the reference desk! In honor of National Library Week, the library is hosting a medallion hunt. From April 11th-13th, stop by the reference desk for a clue to send you off on the hunt. Prizes for our winners!

Open Library Ebook Loans

As ebooks become more popular, libraries and publishers have entered into new and often contentious relationships over ebook loans. Public libraries, in particular, face significant limits. Unlike the usual experience, libraries have to pay lots more for ebooks than they do for printed books. Apart from having to invest a lot of money into setting […]