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March 02
New Women's & Gender Studies books

Women Who Changed the World

  March is Women's History Month. 

  Check out some of our newest Women's & Gender Studies books.




February 25
The library wants to hear from all Edgewood students


Are you an Edgewood student?  We want to hear from you.

Search for “library survey” in your Edgewood email and please fill out the survey.

It’s anonymous and only takes 5-7 minutes. 

thank you,
Oscar Rennebohm Library Staff

February 16
Saint John's Bible Lectures
2015-02-16.jpgAs part of Edgewood College's A Year with the Saint John's Bible, you are invited to attend the following programs, in partnership with the Library, Religious Studies Department, and the Stream Gallery.

Introductory Session

Tuesday, February 24
Washburn Heritage Room
  • 10:00-10:35am The Middle Ages and Illuminated Manuscripts by Jill Kirby
  • 10:35-11:10am Liturgy, Politics and Illuminated Manuscripts, by John Leonard
  • 11:10-11:50am Techniques Used in Illuminated Manuscripts, by David Wells
Expanded presentations on these topics will be offered:

March 3, 2:00-3:00pm, Predolin 307
Monasteries and Scriptoria – Jill Kirby, faculty, Religious Studies

March 10, 9:00-10:00am, Library Board Room
Techniques Used in Illuminated Manuscripts – David Wells, director, Art Gallery

March 24, 3:30-4:30pm, Library Board Room
Liturgy, Politics and Illuminated Manuscripts – John Leonard, faculty, Religious Studies

About the Bible

The Saint John’s Bible is a hand-written and illuminated Bible commissioned by the Benedictine monks of St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota.

The Heritage Program enables institutions to enjoy a piece of this extraordinary work, though high quality reproductions of those seven books.

On Display in the Library

The Heritage Edition of the Saint John's Bible will be on display in the library (at various times) throughout the semester.

To learn more about the bible, and the Heritage Edition, visit the Saint John's Bible website.
February 09
African American History books

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February is African American History month.  

Celebrate by reading something from the library's wide ranging collection of African American History Books.

January 27
Award winning Relax & Read books

book coverAward winners are waiting for you on our Relax and Read shelf.

Pulitzer Prize
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

National Book Award
Redeployment by Phil Klay

Man Booker Award
The Narrow Road To The Deep North by Richard Flanagan

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Pen/Faulkner Award
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

Edgar Award
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

January 12
Books about Martin Luther King Jr.

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January 19 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

The library has a nice collection of books (and a few DVDs) about MLK Jr and his life.

January 05
New movies
01-05a.jpg01-05b.jpgTake a break from the cold and cuddle up with a new movie.  Here's a list of our DVDs, available for a one-week checkout.

You can always find a list of our DVDs on the library catalog home page (under browsing lists).

December 01
Free coffee and extended hours

Do you need more time (and energy) to get those end-of-the-semester projects done?  The library is here to help.


Beginning Monday December 8 we'll have free coffee, tea, and the occasional treat to keep you going.

Bring your own mug!

We're also extending the library hours beginning Tuesday, December 9 (most night until 1am) to give you extra time to finish those projects, and study for exams.  See the library hours for a complete schedule.

November 24
Thanksgiving weekend hours

​The library wll close at 4:30pm on Wednesday, November 26, and remain closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Normal library hours will resume on Saturday, November 29, when we will at 9am.

See the library hours page for our full list of hours.

November 20
Photos of the Inauguration of Dr. Scott Flanagan

We've recently added photos of the Inauguration of Dr. Scott Flanagan, to the Edgewood College History digital collection.


Special thanks goes to the Marketing and Communications Office at Edgewood College for providing the photos.

These and other photos are available in the Edgewood College History digital collection.

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