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Shelf Indulgence: St. Kate’s Staff and Faculty Fun Reads

Check out this guide if you're interested in Shelf Indulgence, a book club for St. Kate's faculty and staff!

Welcome to Shelf Indulgence!

Looking for a way to read some good books and connect with your colleagues? Participate in Shelf Indulgence!

We'll set a theme and make suggestions of possible readings - you make the final pick of what you want to spend your precious reading time on. Open to St. Kate's staff and faculty and co-sponsored by the St. Kate's Bookstore and the Library and Archives.

Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4:00-6:00 pm. Themes and locations vary:


Past Themes & Locations

Let us know you're coming!

Please RSVP so we know about how many people to plan for:

For ASL interpreting and other accommodations, please RSVP 48 hours in advance of each event.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)


Q: I can’t make all of the dates. Can I just come to one or two?

A: Definitely! Schedules get busy - join as you are able.

Q: What if I can't arrive right at 4?

A: That's okay too! Latecomers are welcome.

Q: I didn’t finish the book I planned to read. Can I still come?

A: For sure! Come for the company and to get more suggestions of other books to read.

Q: I’m in! Where can I get the books?

A: So many options:

  • Check the St. Kate's Library & Archives catalog (and/or browse Libby directly for ebooks & audio!)

  • Order directly through Lydia or Emily at the Campus Bookstore for 20% discount off your purchase (takes about a week if not in stock)

  • Off campus options include the St. Kate’s Bookshop (shipping takes up to two weeks) & (instant audiobooks)

You can also check with your public library or local bookseller!


Feel free to reach out to Lydia Fasteland and Emily Kallas from the Bookstore with any questions!

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