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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!

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 […]

Constitution Day 2022

Federally observed Constitution Day is September 17th. Feel free to stop by the library today through Monday, September 19th and visit our Constitution Day book display and pick up a FREE pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution.  The display in on the main floor of the library next to the stairwell near the front door. […]

Library Hours for Finals

Friday, May 13: 8:00 am-1:00 am; Saturday, May 14: 10:00 am-10:00 pm; Sunday, May 15: 12:00 pm-1:00 am; Monday, May 16: 8:00 am-1:00 am; Tuesday, May 17: 8:00 am-6:00 pm; Wednesday-Friday, May 18-20: Noon-4:00 pm.  

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 […]

Meet the Library Staff!

Ever wondered who coordinates purchasing books (and more) for the library?  Meet new Library Acquisitions Manager Kate Sonsteby (‘05).  Kate joined us in summer 2021, and her work is essential to providing library research materials at Gustavus.  We asked Kate a few questions to get to know her better… What interested you in working at […]

New Acquisitions in SCRB!

Detail of Leaf 127 from the Liber Chronicarum. 1493. (SCRB Collection 16) This semester we are welcoming several new items to Special Collections and Rare Books, or the SCRB (pronounced “scrib”)! These new acquisitions will help us teach the history of books and printing along with many items we already own. These rare items are […]

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

On Monday, October 11, 2021, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day, honoring the cultures, histories and futures of our nation’s Indigenous peoples. Although the holiday is not yet federally recognized, it has been increasingly celebrated over the past decades. The fact that it lands on the same day traditionally observed as Columbus Day is not an […]

New Features in the Library Catalog

You may notice that our library catalog and discovery system powered by WorldCat Discovery has a modernized look along with some new features. The improvements include: Highlighted Search Terms The search terms you enter will be highlighted in yellow. This will make it much more apparent why you got the results you did and then […]

Celebrating International Zine Library Day with New Location!

Gustavus Library Zines! : About Our Collection   In order to allow for recent growth to our Zine Collection, we have relocated our Zines to the first floor near the Periodicals and Microfilms.  Please let us know if you need help locating this collection. Here is a current list of Zines in our catalog. Please come […]