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Libraries Gone Wild: Spring Break 2015

By March 11, 2015September 16th, 2023No Comments

Sticking around for break? Relax with movies and fiction from the Libraries and/or take advantage of our group study and quiet spaces to get stuff done!

Fun Books?!?

Book Display.Wilson Library and Walter Library have popular reading collections. These books include recent bestsellers and award winners, both fiction and nonfiction. Current titles include:

  • Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey
  • A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
  • Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiology by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Saving Grace by Jane Green
  • Yes, Please by Amy Poehler
  • Colorless tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
  • Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir) by Jenny Lawson (a.k.a the Bloggess)
  • The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
  • Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by Marilyn Johnson
  • The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
  • Not that Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham

Explore our new display in the basement of Wilson Library across from the coffee shop.

Want a recommendation for a good book? Tell us about what you are looking for and we’ll send you a list of three books you might enjoy!


Movie poster.Walter Library’s SMART Commons has a huge selection of DVDs to check out (for free!). We’ve also got full seasons of 24 and Battlestar Galactica if you prefer to plow through some TV you’ve missed. Current titles include:

Exhibits and Special Collections

There are some unique collections and exhibits that are only available at the University of Minnesota:

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