Archive for September, 2012

Gustavus Community Publications

Publications written or edited by faculty, staff, and friends of the Gustavus community and owned by the library have been compiled into a convenient list that can be found on the library’s webpage.

Beyond The Girl: Three Days With Scandinavian Women Crime Writers

We’re excited to host four mystery writers – Helen Tursten and Kristina Ohlsson from Sweden, Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis from Denmark – and a noted Swedish critic, Dr. Kerstin Bergman of Lund University, from October 8 – 10 (the week after the Nobel Conference). In addition to meeting with classes, our visitors will be […]

Banned (or more appropriately – Challenged) Books Week

Celebrate Banned Books Week, September 30 through October 6 by participating in Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library’s Virtual Read Out. You are invited to record a short video reading from a banned or challenged book and post the YouTube link to the Library’s Facebook page. 2012 marks the 30th year of Banned Books Week. In that […]

Welcoming Royalty to Gustavus

As Gustavus is busy preparing to welcome Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, check out this new display that showcases their previous visits to our campus.  The “Swedish Royalty Visits Gustavus” display features artifacts and articles from the King and Queen’s last three visits.  Swedish Royalty has visited Gustavus for […]

Music Scores & Vinyl Records Move

You can now find the music scores on the third floor of the library located near the music book collection. The Music Library that was in the Fine Arts Building was closed in June in consultation with the Music Department.  We worked out a plan to integrate music library collections into the main library, and […]

VERY EXCITING NEWS!!!!!! Water bottle filling stations have been installed on each floor of the library. Located near the restrooms on each floor. There are still water fountains that work and are located also on all 3 floors on the south end of the building!!!

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

The reading in common book is taking an exceptional upswing in notoriety as the author, Wes Moore, will be on campus on Sept. 11, 2012. The Kendall Center has kindly donated two extra copies for campus and these can be borrowed from the library reserve shelves for 30 days.