Archive for March, 2022

Library at Gustavus (Part 7 of 10)

ANNEX IN UHLER HALL (1931-1948) A storage room in the basement of Uhler Hall was used as extra storage for the library. This area was known as the Library Annex. Please send us your library memories:

Two Days, Three Festive Holidays!

If you are feeling a hankering to celebrate, today and tomorrow offer a wealth of cultural delights in the form of three holidays whose common feeling is joy. Today is St. Patrick’s Day, a traditional feast day celebrated by Christians since the 10th century A.D., and today is also Purim, a celebration of the salvation […]

Harmful Language Statement

Language matters. Words matter. How people are described matters. Words or terms that were prevalent decades ago may have fallen out of favor. Some terms may have been applied by those in power to a marginalized group, without ever taking into account how the group described itself. Other terms – once deemed offensive – have […]

10 fiction books to read for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has been celebrated in some form since 1909, first as a form of protest against war and for voting rights and workers rights, and since 1975 later as an UN-recognized international holiday celebrating women’s history and achievements on March 8 every year. This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #BreakTheBias, which calls […]

First Round Voting is Open!

It’s time to vote for our first round of Books vs. Movies! This tournament is split between your choice of what you believe is better: the book or the movie.  As YOU vote for your favorite book OR movie; each week, half of the titles/formats will be eliminated based on top votes.  All voting will be […]