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The College of St. Scholastica Library
1200 Kenwood Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811

(Beginning May 17)

Regular Hours
 Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am. - 4:00 p.m.
 Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 Saturday - Sunday:  CLOSED

The Library will also be CLOSED on these College-wide holidays.

Memorial Day Monday, May 31, 2021

Juneteenth Friday, June 18, 2021

Bonus Holiday, Monday June 21, 2021

Bonus Holiday, Friday July 2, 2021

Independence Day Monday, July 5, 2021

Labor Day Monday, September 6, 2021


Regular Library Hours

Monday:  7:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday:  7:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday:  7:45 - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday:  7:45 - 10:00 p.m.
Friday:  7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday:  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday:  12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Library News

Summer Reads

“A shape shifting trickster on a kung-fu quest for eternal life.” Poems to break your heart. Beach reads. Swedish horror. Mexican horror. Sci-fi from Andy Weir & Pierce Brown. A plague that only kills men. A mediation on what it means for humans to have dominion over the earth. The women of NPR. The Brits & their royals. A woman’s quest to dance around the world. An homage to sheep. True crime featuring three young college students who realize that all they have to do to live their dream is get past one old librarian.

All this & more on the new cart of Popular Reading for your summer reading pleasure.

Check out the list of new titles, and amble down to the library and check one out. Limit your screen time. Not your book time.


Remembering LeAnn


The Library is deeply saddened by the loss of our dear colleague and friend, Dr. LeAnn House, faculty emerita and former chair of the College's Music Department who taught at St. Scholastica from 1978 until 2017. To commemorate her art and special place in our community, we are sharing this video of her last full concert which she performed at Mitchell Auditorium on January 28, 2017. You may find the written program here.

Metal candle holder created by Sr. Constantina

Library acquires art by Sr. Constantina

The Library has acquired a collection of metal candle holders created by Sister Constantina. Sister Constantina Kakonyi,  S.N.D., was a professor & artist-in-residence at the College for over 40 years before returning to her native Hungary in 1994. Her distinctive artwork is seen in many of the hallways of Tower. The candle holders are on display in the North Reading Room of the Library. Take time to learn more about Art in the Library.

Julie Schumacher's talk on Satire and the Campus Novel was a hit, with over 60 quests laughing out loud and perhaps some even catching a glimpse of themselves in her words!  ;) If you missed it, watch the recording here. Our thanks to Professor Schumacher and to the English Department which co-sponsored this event with the Library.

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