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Finlandia Hoover
June 15, 2020

FinnU Moves to Phase 2 of the Return to Work Safely Plan

Finlandia University entered Phase 2 of it’s Back to Work Safely Plan for Employees on Monday, June 15. Finlandia employees who cannot work from home can return to work in a limited capacity after completing a mandatory Covid-19 and MIOSHA training in addition to a daily Covid-19 health screening online. The trainings can be accessed in the employee’s ADP portal. The health screening will be emailed to all employees daily.

Employees should contact their supervisors regarding their specific work schedules and [...]

textbook buyback
February 18, 2020

Textbook Buyback at North Wind Books Feb. 25-27

Textbook Buyback will be at North Wind Books on the campus of Finlandia University beginning Tuesday, February 25. This is an opportunity for students to get top dollar back for textbooks after they’re done using them. All textbooks purchased by cash, check, credit card, financial aid, or sponsorship are eligible for buy back. North Wind Books has partnered with Nebraska Book Company to provide the opportunity to receive Cash for Books. Please have your Student ID with you for [...]

Mark Munger
January 17, 2020

Mark Munger to visit North Wind Books January 25

On Saturday, January 25 author of “Suomalaiset“, Mark Munger will be visiting North Wind Books for a book signing and author discussion.

Munger recently released the final book in his historical trilogy, Kotimaa. In his new release, readers follow immigrant Anders Alhomaki on his journey from Finland to Minnesota in the 1890s to Finland’s Centennial Independence Day. 

“The first two novels in the trilogy have been popular in the Finnish-American community,” said [...]

December 6, 2019

Great Gifts at North Wind Books with April Stevens

The holiday season is here and that means finding special gifts for family and friends.  On this episode of Finlandia Fridays Olivia Myers is joined by April Stevens to discuss all the great, unique gifts you can find at North Wind Books.

“This year especially we are selling a lot of the Taste of Finnish America, that book was coordinated by the Finnish American Heritage Center so all proceeds do benefit their programing,” said Stevens. “That has [...]

September 24, 2019

Campus Read 2019 Tackles Climate Change with Author Katya Gordon

Katya Gordon of Sea Change Expeditions will be the featured author for the 2019 Finlandia University Campus Read.

“The committee was intrigued by Katya Gordon’s local approach to climate activism and the similarity of her Two Harbors community on the Minnesota shoreline of Lake Superior to ours,”  Assistant Professor of English Dr. Carolyn Dekker said. “We hope her visit can help energize campus and local conversations and actions around climate change and sustainability.” 

Gordon will be [...]

September 16, 2019

Author Joesph Heywood at North Wind Books for Book Signing

This Wednesday, September 18th from 4 – 6 p.m. North Wind Books will be hosting author Joesph Heywood for a book signing event for his newly released book: Upper Peculiar Tales from Above the Bridge.

Upper Peculiar Tales from Above the Bridge offers a glimpse into the world of Heywood’s best loved characters came from, like Grady Service, Limpy Allerdyce, and Luticious Treebone. From the early 1900s to present day, Heywood shows the roots of Yoopers and how their influence [...]

textbook award
August 16, 2019

39 Students Selected for Alumni Association Textbook Awards

The Finlandia Alumni Board (FAB) has selected 39 students for its first-ever Alumni Association Textbook Awards. The award is given out in the form of a $250 textbook voucher to North Wind Books, and winners can collect their award at North Wind Books. With over 150 applicants, narrowing it down to 39 was a daunting task.

“The instant we started seeing applications coming in, we knew we had selected the right cause,” said Olivia Myers, Coordinator of External [...]

Free Summer Reading and Craft Activities for Kids at Finlandia University
June 26, 2019

CUB Club is Back at North Wind Books for Summer 2019

North Wind Books is excited to bring CUB Club back for summer 2019, running on Mondays starting July 8. 

This four-part series of events will highlight unique children’s books, each feature a special guest host and a unique theme. Children will also be invited to participate in a craft during the event. 

Events are free, open to the public and no RSVP is required. Each event begins at 11 a.m.

Monday, July 8th 11 a.m. – Outdoor Adventure

Books: Wake Up Island & [...]

May 14, 2019

Author Karen Dionne Visits Finlandia University Campus Bookstore for Book Signing

On Wednesday, May 29 at 12 p.m. author Karen Dionne will be at the Finlandia University campus bookstore, North Wind Books, for a book signing event for her novel The Marsh King’s Daughter.

The Marsh King’s Daughter centers around Helena Pelletier, a wife and mother born in the Upper Peninsula, struggling to deal with her past in captivity and her father’s crimes.

Copies are available for purchase in store and on the North Wind Books website prior to the event [...]

April 25, 2019

Textbook Buyback at North Wind Books begins April 25

Textbook Buyback will at North Wind Books on the campus of Finlandia University begins Thursday, April 25. This is your opportunity to get top dollar back for the textbooks after you’re done using them this semester. Below is the full schedule for Textbook Buyback this semester.

TEXTBOOK BUYBACK DAYS AND TIMES Thursday, April 25 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, April 26 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday, April 29 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 – 10 a.m. – [...]