‘Display’ Category



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 […]


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.


Celebrating Black History Month

At the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, we offer many print and online resources that document, commemorate and celebrate Black history and experiences in the United States. Ferguson Resources – In addition to organizing a range of information about the protests in Ferguson, MO, this online guide provides a sample of resources addressing African American history, […]


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 […]


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 […]


On Display in Government Documents

  This fall, we are displaying Government Document recommendations from the fictional government employees of the television show Parks and Recreation. As we put the display together, we noticed that there really was something that matched each character’s interests. Government Documents is known mostly for legislation-related materials, but in our search for the perfect item […]