Archive for May, 2016

Enjoy Your Summer!

    The library’s social media presence winds down a bit during the summer. We’re still hard at work cataloging books, overseeing projects, and helping patrons, but you might not hear from us as often. If you’re on campus, stop in to say hi. We can’t wait to reconnect with everyone again in September. If you […]

Gender Neutral Bathrooms in the Library

The Library is pleased to announce plans to make both bathrooms on the main floor gender neutral. We are in the process of exploring construction options to remodel the bathrooms; work will be undertaken over the next several months. Bathrooms on the first and third floors will remain designated for men and women. In the […]

Congratulations to Our Senior Student Employees

The library is beyond lucky to have such great student employees. They check out materials, interact with patrons, shelve books, create displays and assist with ordering and preparing new library materials. We’re pretty sure the library’s work would come to a grinding halt without them. Every year, we say goodbye to a wonderful group of […]

Safety and Personal Stuff

Do you enjoy all your electronic toys? Do you need them most for writing papers for finals and then surfing the web in a moment of down time? Please remember those gadgets cost money and for all the beauty that our campus offers there are still thieves among us. Please take extreme caution when studying […]

Free Books! Student Appreciation Event

Stop by our book giveaway table on Thursday, May 19 for free books! This is a great time to stock up on summer reading. If you’ve got books to swap, bring them by and leave them on the table. (The perfect time to unload books you don’t feel like lugging home for the summer.) We’ll […]

New Diversity Center Library

You may know that the Gustavus Diversity Center has a collection of books. Did you know that you can veiw the Diversity Center Library collection on LibraryThing? You can search the collection, write reviews and get recommendations. You can even check books out at the Diversity Center. Members of the library’s Diversity Interest Group aided in setting up […]

Bloom Where You are Planted Event

Are you a fan of flowers and books? Then please join us this Saturday, May 7 at 1:30 in the library for the Gustavus Library Associates‘ Spring Author Day/Bloom Where You Are Planted event. GLA board members Mim Kagol and Bert Ledder will explore the achemy between flowers and literature with a book review and […]