Archive for Melissa Perron


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 […]


Need a break from studying?

Games and puzzles can be found near the Christmas tree on the main floor of the library.


Information About Our Music Collection

We have been spending the last few years digitizing all of the CDs and LPs owned by the library. There are almost 5300 items available in our catalog now, with more being added everyday. Listening to these recordings is simple. Just search our catalog by title or by the collection of “Digital Sound Online”. Once […]


Student Appreciation Event in the Library

Nachos will be served on Thursday, Oct. 30th from 3:00-4:30 pm in the library.


Library Star Students

Congratulations to Emily Meyer (Circ.), KaLeigh Berg (AV) and Xingzhu Liu (Circ.) for being chosen as Star Students for fall 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 beyond the call of […]


Banned Books Week

September 21st- 27th is Banned Books Week. This is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and highlighting the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community  in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or […]


Observing Constitution Day in the Library

On December 8, 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 […]


Photos from Stress Free Finals Events

  Photos from the Stress Free Finals events have been posted on to the Library’s Flickr account.  Since this was such a successful promotion, we are hoping to do such activities again in the future. Thank you for all who participated!  


Stress Buster Activities in AV2 – 1st floor of library

  We have designated one large room in the library as a space to go to get away from the stress of studying for a little while.  This room will be set up for you now through the end of finals any time the library is open. Stress Buster Activities include the following games: Apples […]