Archive for 2020

New YA novel by Gustavus librarian!

Congratulations to our own Gustavus professor & librarian Julie Gilbert on the publication of Cemetery Songs, a young adult novel about adoption, identity and the ghosts of the past. For more details on Cemetery Songs, visit the book page on Goodreads. Looking for more leisure reading? Visit our “Read, Relax, Win a Prize” post.

Library Hours for December

Monday, Nov. 30th through Friday, Dec. 11th: 8 am – 6 pm Saturday, Dec. 5th & 12th: 12 pm – 6 pm Sunday, Dec. 6th & 13th:  2 pm – 10 pm Monday & Tuesday, Dec. 14th & 15th:  8 am – 8:30 pm Wednesday, Dec. 16th – Friday, Dec. 18th:  10 am – 2 […]

Patricia Lindell Research Prize Award Winner!

We are very excited to announce that alumna Anna Duong-Topp has been selected as the 2020-21 Patricia Lindell Research Paper Award Winner! Anna has received $400 for her winning paper, Ontological Homelessness as a Phenomenology of Belonging: Comparing the Nihilisms of Martin Heidegger and Keiji Nishitani.  Anna’s paper was selected from a very impressive compilation […]

Read, Relax, Win a Prize

Read & relax: What’s a great way to de-stress over the holidays? Read a book, just for fun! Win a prize: Recommend a book for a chance to win this book bag!  Two ways to enter: (1) fill out an entry slip at the Leisure Reading Display in the Library, or (2) use the online […]

National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month. If you’re in the Library, stop by and visit our Native American Heritage Month display – and borrow one of the books to read over break! Resources for Native American Heritage Month: American Indian Movement & Native American Radicalism Collection Minnesota Indian Affairs Council Minnesota Indian Tribes (Links […]

Diversity and Inclusion Library Display

We have recently updated the permanent “We Need Diverse Books” display  at the Gustavus Library in the GLA Reading Room which is funded through a dedicated fund for diversity materials. We think about diversity when we create displays and order materials. We also have an ongoing diversity interest group, consisting of library employees. We have […]

First Gen College Celebration!

The Library celebrates our first generation Gustavus students on the occasion of the National First Generation College Celebration. We’re here to support you on your journey! Messages from first generation faculty & staff at the Library: Dan Mollner, Librarian & Associate Professor –  “I am a first generation student. My father went for one year, […]

Civil Rights & Social Justice collection

We’re pleased to announce access to the online Civil Rights & Social Justice collection.  This resource includes publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, legislative histories on landmark legislation, briefs from relevant U.S. Supreme Court cases, and more. This collection is provided to libraries at no cost by HeinOnline. Looking for more from the Commission […]

Vote 2020!

Exercise your right to vote in the November 3 election! Voting is a hard-won right that needs to be protected and is too often taken for granted. It’s our right and our responsibility! Did you know? The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 in 1971. Learn more from the National Museum […]

Fall 2020 Library Hours

Starting Monday, Sept. 28, the library will hold the following hours: Monday – Thursday:   8 am – midnight Friday:                        8 am – 5 pm Saturday:                   12 pm (noon) – 5 pm Sunday:                     12 pm (noon) – midnight