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Library at Gustavus (Part 10 of 10)

FOLKE 2 (1972-Present) The current Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library opened in September 1972.  Princess Christina of Sweden participated in the dedication ceremonies on 25 October.  The new building was designed to house 309,000 volumes, with an increased emphasis on audio-visual media.  A computer terminal, five microfilm readers, three microfiche readers, and microfilm printout machine were […]

End-of-Summer Library Hours

Library Hours for Aug. 29 – Sept. 5 (Labor Day):  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:  1 pm – 4 pm; Wednesday & Friday:  9 am – Noon; Sept. 3 & 4: CLOSED; Monday (Labor Day) Sept. 5: 9 am – 4:45 pm.

Closed-Fourth of July

The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4th! Happy Birthday, America!

Library Hours for May 27 – May 31

Friday, May 27 – Monday, May 30: Closed (Memorial Day Weekend); Tuesday, May 31: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Wednesday, June 1 (Summer hours begin): 9:00 am – 4:45 pm.

Call for Submissions – Lindell Research Paper Award 2022

The Library is now accepting submissions for the Patricia Lindell Research Prize/Paper. This $400 prize is awarded by the library faculty for a paper already written for a Gustavus academic course. This paper should demonstrate excellent use of source material. Papers may be submitted from Fall Semester 2020 through Spring Semester 2022. As faculty endorsement […]

Library at Gustavus (Part 9 of 10)

FOLKE 1 (1948-1972)The new library opened in September 1948. The majority of library services were provided on the main floor, with plate-glass partitions separating the lobby from the reading rooms. The stacks area adjoined the main reading room with space for 100,000 volumes. Students were admitted to the stacks by applying at the desk for […]

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.  

9 science fiction and fantasy books to read during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Just in time for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, here is a list of science fiction and fantasy books by AAPI authors to check from our John C. Rezmerski Science Fiction Collection. Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon-Ha Lee Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon-Ha Lee Call Number: PS3612.E34884 P46 2021 Publication Date: 2021-08-17 Yoon-Ha Lee’s Machineries […]

Shortened Library Hours – Sunday, May 1

Due to student staffing issues, the Library will be closing early (9:30 pm) this Sunday, May 1.