Archive for Julie Gilbert

New Blog Series! Library Matters / Libraries Matter

“What do you think of when you hear the word library?” I ask a group of new students, prompting them to think about how the library can support them during their college careers. “Books!” is the unequivocal answer. They’re not wrong. Libraries still have books, and those books continue to occupy a central place in […]

We’ve Moved!

Remember when we told you we were moving? How all of our behind-the-scenes work and data were heading to a new system? Guess what – we’ve got (almost) all the boxes unpacked and we’re living in our new (virtual) space. Over the summer, a dedicated team of library employees supervised a major data migration, which […]

Gustavus Statement in Support of DACA Students

Yesterday the College released a statement in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) students. We are sharing the statement below (also linked here), along with a few resources to help you explore and understand DACA. *** TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Rebecca Bergman SUBJECT: Support for DACA Students DATE: September 6, 2017 […]

Tea Tuesday is Back!

Except it will be on Thursday. And will feature ice tea & lemonade instead of hot tea. But it’s still free! All day in the Library (until supplies run out) on Thursday, May 18.  Library’s main floor. Take a study break. See you there!

Show Me What Libraries Look Like

This is what libraries look like! (From Hafuboti)

Why Should I Care About Libraries?

Because they serve everyone! No exception. (from Hafuboti)

April is National Poetry Month!

Looking for something fun to read? Celebrate national poetry month, one of the largest literary celebrations in the world by checking out our collection of poetry in the children’s and young adult sections! Take a break from studying to read poems by Shel Silverstein, Tomie dePaola, poems about nature, poems that will make you laugh, […]

Surveillance Self-Defense Workshop

Worried about cyber security? Wondering just who can see your data? Want to know how to protect yourself and your online presence? Mark your calendars for an upcoming workshop! In conjunction with the upcoming MayDay! conference, our own Barbara Fister will offer a Surveillance Self-Defense Workshop on Wednesday April 26 3:30pm-4:20pm in the library’s e-classroom. Bring […]

Congratulations to Our Colleagues!

The library is delighted to congratulate our newly-tenured colleagues, who will be recognized in a Chapel service at 10am on Friday, April 21. In honor of their achievements, the library has dedicated a book to each of them. The books are on display near the library’s front doors. Congratulations, Josh, Betsy, Pam, Brandon, Angelique, Lauren, Ursula, Karrin […]

Why Do Libraries Matter?

Because they’re for everyone! (from Hafuboti)