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Challenged Books @ the Library

National Library Week (April 23-29) starts with the release of the American Library Association’s list of the Top 13 Most Challenged Books of 2022. Today also marks Right to Read Day, a day for readers, advocates, and library lovers to oppose censorship and defend, protect, and celebrate your right to read freely. One way you […]

Award Winners @ the Library!

Looking for an award-winning read? Want to watch an award-winning film? Look no further! Guide to award winners: Visit the Library’s Book & Film Awards Guide. Find winners of American Historical Association awards, literary prizes, Minnesota Book Award winners, and translation prizes. Browse award-winning films from the Academy Awards, BAFTA Awards, Cannes Film Festival, and […]

Round 2! March Madness BEST BOOK turned TV SERIES!

Round 2 of the fourth annual March Madness Tournament closes TOMORROW! YOU get to decide which is the BEST BOOK turned into TV series! As YOU vote for your favorite TV series within each category; each week, half of the shows will be eliminated based on top votes. Follow us on Instagram @gustavuslibrary to keep […]

Week 1: Reading Brings Us Together

Reading Brings Us Together…in the Library! Every week during March, celebrate how Reading Brings Us Together by filling out this form for a chance to win prizes! The more activities you check off, the greater your point total will be, but no matter what you have time to complete, we hope you enjoy the challenge […]

Building Bridges Display

The 28th Building Bridges Conference, Unseen Passages: Refugees and the Collective Fight for Vitality,  will take place on the Gustavus campus Saturday, March 4, starting at 9:30 am. Be sure to visit the conference website for more details about the day, including ticket information. Building Bridges Library Display: In honor of the conference, the Library […]

Black History Month: Speculative Fiction by African and African Diaspora Writers

Sidebar: Want more information about speculative fiction of all kinds in the Gustavus Library collection? Check out our Guide to Speculative Fiction at Gustavus Library. Black History Month is a great time to highlight the long history of authors of Africa and the African Diaspora who used science fiction, fantasy, and myth to imagine alternative […]

Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month and the theme for 2023 is Black Resistance. The Library provides resources that document, commemorate, and celebrate Black history and experiences in the U.S. Book display: Looking for something to read? Visit our Black History Month display in the GLA Reading Room (main floor, north side). Feel free to borrow […]

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. […]