Archive for 2022

Reading Day at Gustavus

December 15 is Reading Day at Gustavus, and to celebrate we’re wheeling out the tea cart tomorrow and offering donuts, so come get something to munch on and pick up a book to read. You can find a selection of great books on our Take a Break display, in the Browsing Collection, and in the […]

Library Hours for Finals and Christmas Recess

Friday, Dec. 16: 8:00 am – 12:00 am; Saturday, Dec. 17: 10 am – 8 pm; Sunday, Dec. 18: 10 am – 12 am; Monday, Dec. 19:  8 am – 4:45 pm; Tuesday, Dec. 20 – Monday, Jan. 2: Closed. Happy Holidays! 

Human Rights Day 2022: Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All

Over the weekend the world marked Human Rights Day, the 74th anniversary of the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the beginning of a yearlong #StandUpForHumanRights campaign by the United Nations to highlight human rights activism in advance of the 75th anniversary on December, 10, 2023. This year the theme […]

Tea Tuesday – Warm Up @ the Library!

What better way to warm up on a snowy day than Tea Tuesday at the Library? Stop by for tea, hot cider, or hot chocolate. Bring your own mug or use one of ours. Beverages will be available until the hot water runs out (or 4pm, whichever comes first). See you then!

Library Hours for Thanksgiving Week

    Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 21 & 22:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Wednesday, November 23 – Sunday, November 27: Closed. Happy Thanksgiving!

National Native American Heritage Month 2022

November is National Native American Heritage Month. The Library has two Native American Heritage Month displays. In the Friends of the Library Gustavus Library Associates Reading Room, we have a collection of fiction and nonfiction books that look at the Native American experience. On the first floor, near Government Documents office, we have a display […]

Patricia Lindell Research Paper Award Winners!

The Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022-23 Patricia Lindell Research Paper Award. Congratulations to Birgen Nelson and Wyatt Quiring, whose paper, Minnesota Nice: The Impacts of Voter Reform in the United States Midwest, was awarded the top prize! The two co-authors will split the $400 award. The paper was written for […]

First Gen College Celebration!

This week’s Tea Tuesday is in honor of first generation students! Stop by the Library for tea, hot cocoa, apple cider, and special treats. The Library is here support you on your journey! We share these messages from first generation Library faculty and staff: Dan Mollner, Librarian & Associate Professor –  “I am a first […]

Vote 2022!

Exercise your right to vote on November 8! 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! 50 Years Ago: New Voting Power for College Students The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 in 1971. As reported […]

Open Access Week

October 24-30 International Open Access Week, a week that promotes open and equitable access to research. So what is open access?  It’s the “free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access ensures that anyone can access and use these results—to turn […]