A Royal Affair

On Saturday, November 14, 2015, Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) will host its 19th biennial benefit... A Royal Affair. More than 500 guests are expected to attend this gala dinner/auction benefit at the Radisson Blu Mall of America, Bloomington, Minnesota. Realized proceeds are designated for the GLA endowment of the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College.

Tickets are available now at bidpal.net/royalaffair15.

Interested in donating an auction item for A Royal Affair? Past items have included a trip for two to Canada including guest appearances on the tv show,  Hell on Wheels; a Paul Granlund sculpture; vacation getaways (including tickets, housing, etc); golf outings; artwork; and many others.

Please contact A Royal Affair auction committee via email to learn more or to donate.

Learn more about being A Royal Affair sponsor.

Hotel Reservations

        Radisson Blu
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Radisson Blu Mall of America, Bloomington hotel.  Rooms are available for a special rate of $139 if booked by October 31, 2015.  To reserve a room, click here and use the promotional code "AFFAIR" or call 1-800-333-3333 and ask for A Royal Affair – Gustavus Library Associates Gala room block.

Photos from the 2013 A Royal Affair:




For more than three decades, GLA’s primary mission has been to raise significant funds for acquisitions and endowment purposes in an effort to make the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library one of the premier libraries in the Midwest. With a strong and supportive library, Gustavus students and faculty have increased access to current and critical resources for research and campus use, and are better served in their pursuit of academic excellence.  Become a GLA member.