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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.

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.

Library at Gustavus (Part 8 of 10)

READING HALL (1942-1948) In 1942, the former President’s House was remodeled to contain a leisure reading room, offices, and the college post office.  The reading room was intended primarily for freshmen and sophomores, though juniors and seniors could also use the space.  The Almen-Vickner collection was contained in the Reading Hall. Please send us your […]

Library Hours for Easter Break

Thursday, April 14:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Good Friday, April 15 – Easter Sunday, April 17:  Closed.  Monday, April 18:  8:00 am – 12:00 am.

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: https://gustavus.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eP4PoCsANFwEPTo

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 […]