Archive for Melissa Perron


Student Appreciation Event

Please join us for nachos at a student appreciation event on the main floor of the library. Thursday, October 29th from 3:00-4:30.  


What You Were Searching…

During the 2014-15 academic year, these ten titles had the most full text article views at Gustavus:* Journal of Personality and Social Psychology – 911 views Time and – 849 views PLoS One – 653 views College Student Journal – 506 views Developmental Psychology – 319 views Chronicle of Higher Education – 297 views […]


Observing of Constitution Day with Frost-Your-Owns

In 2004 President George W. Bush signed a bill which designates every September 17th as Constitution Day (Public Law 108-447).  Gustavus will observe Constitution Day with a variety of activities and resources to promote the study of the constitution.  The library and the Dean of Students Office have a Constitution Day display near the entrance […]


Five Minute Massages in the Library

SIGN UP HERE TO RESERVE YOUR FREE FIVE MINUTE MASSAGE Relieve that finals stress with a free five-minute massage! Massages will performed by two therapists from CrossRoads Advanced Clinical Massage of Mankato. They will take place on the first floor of the library in the AV preview rooms on Thursday and Friday (May 21st and […]


Calendar of Events for Finals Survival with the Library

                          The library in partnership with a few student organizations have arranged for some great ways to take a few breaks during these stressful times. Wednesday – May 20th 8:30-9:30 pm  GLOWGA : Yoga in the dark with glow sticks : Football field (Alternate location if […]


Young Adult Fiction is Not Just for the Young

The Library has recently purchased some of the best recently published Young Adult books. Even though these titles are located in our “Children’s Collection” on the first floor, don’t let that stop you from enjoying these great reads.  If you appreciate young adult fiction you know there is often provocative themes and complex characters that […]


Library Star Students

Congratulations to Rachel Weitz (Audio Visual), Yetunde Odediran (Circulation) and Jamie Lichy (Stack Maintenance/ digitizing) for being chosen as Library Star Students for spring semester! Star Students are library student employees who have demonstrated superior performance in their departments. The library depends heavily on student workers and wishes to recognize those that go above and […]


Gustavus Author Tea, March 11th

Join members of the Gustavus community, March 11th, 3:30-5:00 pm in the Book Mark as we celebrate books written by our faculty in the past year. Here are the books and authors we’re celebrating: Fit Quest: A Personal Journey by Aaron Banks Blues Vision by Philip Bryant My friend Jonah by Herb Chilstrom Out of […]


Gustavus Community Publications

Our latest book display highlights recent publications by Gustavus faculty, staff, alumni and friends. Publications written or edited by faculty, staff, and friends of the Gustavus community and owned by the library have been compiled into a convenient list that can be found on the library’s webpage.


Children’s Collection

Just a reminder that if you are looking for something quick to read, or maybe one of your cherished childhood favorites, be sure to browse the Children’s Collection found on the first floor at the south end. We have improved this area and made room for some great new titles. There is also a display […]