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May 19, 2024

Focus on Finals

An intentional, refreshing space to focus on upcoming finals. Stop by at 7pm for pizza, snacks, drinks, and PRIZES in O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library in room 108!

May 16, 2024

Therapy Pets at OSF

Stop by the OSF Library in St. Paul on Thursday, May 16th from 6 pm to 8 pm in the rotunda to visit with furry friends!

April 18, 2024

Therapy Pets at OSF

Stop by the OSF Library in St. Paul on Thursday, April 18th from 6 pm to 8 pm in the rotunda to visit with furry friends!

April 12, 2024

Silent Reading at Ireland Library

Celebrate National Library Week by joining us for Silent Reading! Bring your own book and we'll provide lunch! April 12th at Ireland Library from noon to 1pm - RSVP at the link below

March 19, 2024

'Prompt Engineering' Workshop

Two St. Thomas librarians, Karen Brunner and Scott Kaihoi, join forces to maximize traditional and AI-powered research tools.

February 22, 2024

Therapy Pets at OSF

Stop by the OSF Library in St. Paul on Thursday, February 22nd from 6 pm to 8 pm in the rotunda to visit with furry friends!

December 17, 2023

Focus On Finals

An intentional, cozy space to focus on upcoming finals. Stop by for snacks and warm drinks in O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library in room 108!

October 8, 2023

Reset & Refresh Study Session

Refocus after all the fun of homecoming! Join the Library on Sunday, October 8th at 7pm in Room 108 for snacks, prizes, and dedicated quiet time to recharge.

May 14, 2023

Focus On Finals

Get a jump on studying and treat yourself to free pizza on Sunday, May 14th at the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library from 7 – 9 in Room 108!

April 23, 2023

National Library Week

Join us in celebrating National Library Week from April 23rd to April 29th! Visit OSF Library to see our 'Library Technology Through the Ages' display or participate in our daily online trivia to win prizes.

New and Noteworthy

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Summer Reading 2024!

What are your favorite librarians and student workers reading this summer? Click to see why they like what they're reading and check out their faves for yourself!
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Happy Birthday, G. K. Chesterton

On May 29th, the remarkable English author, critic, Catholic apologist, and philosopher, G. K. Chesterton turns 150! St. Thomas Libraries own a large collection of his work, see the link for more info. 
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Dr. Alexis Easley on the 'Professor Podcast'

The 8th and final episode of the Professor Podcast Season 2 is here! Join St. Thomas student Owen and St. Thomas Communications and English professor Dr. Alexis Easley as they discuss social media and one-of-a-kind Victorian artifacts.
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Ted Ulrich on the 'Professor Podcast'

Episode 7 of the Professor Podcast is here! Join St. Thomas student Owen and St. Thomas Theology professor Dr. Ted Ulrich as they discuss Hindu and Christian thought and the Indian Independence Movement.
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Dr. Heidi Giebel on the 'Professor Podcast'

Episode 6 of the Professor Podcast is here! Join St. Thomas student Owen and St. Thomas philosophy professor Dr. Heidi Giebel as they discuss the qualities that define a virtuous life.
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Dr. Michael Klein on the 'Professor Podcast'

Episode 5 of the Professor Podcast is here! Professor Michael Klein talks about peacemaking, peacebuilding, and peacekeeping on local levels with St. Thomas student Owen. Listen wherever you get your podcasts or watch the video in the link below.
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Dr. Catherine Marrs Fuchsel on the 'Professor Podcast'

Episode 4 of the Professor Podcast is here! Join Dr. Fuchsel and St. Thomas student Owen as they discuss her research on preventing intimate partner violence among immigrant Latinas.
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Professor Timothy Pawl on the 'Professor Podcast'

Episode 3 of the Professor Podcast is here! Join St. Thomas student Owen and Dr. Timothy Pawl as they discuss the paths of cultivating virtue by drawing insights from traditional Christian moral teachings.
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Professor Manjeet Rege on the 'Professor Podcast'

Episode 2 of the Professor Podcast is here! Join Dr. Rege and student Owen as they talk artificial intelligence, how machines learn, and ethics.