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July 9, 2018

North Wind Books to host Cub Club

North Wind Books is excited to bring back Cub Club for another summer. This four-part series of events will highlight unique children’s books and each feature a special guest host. 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.

July 9th – The Cow Says Ammuu!

Anna Leppanen, co-owner of Finnsight LLC, she is from Finland and knows all [...]

June 19, 2018

Silent no longer, Kiranada Sterling Benjamin comes to Finlandia

Finlandia University is excited to host author and artist, Kiranada Sterling Benjamin, on campus this week.

She will be teaching a rozome workshop June 20-24, specializing in different techniques in the fiber arts studio in the Jutila Center. Rozome is the art of creating patterns on silk using dyes and wax to create negative spaces.

Additionally, the author will be reading from her new memoir, A Year of Silence: Solitary Retreat in the New Zealand Wilderness, as well as doing [...]

April 19, 2018

Textbook buyback begins April 19

Students interested in selling back their textbooks may begin doing so at North Wind Books today. This is a great opportunity to get top dollar back for your used textbooks. In addition, selling back and buying used textbooks helps save trees and other natural resources. The complete list of buyback dates and times is listed below.

April 19 – 20: 10am – 3pm

April 23 – 26: 10am – 3pm

April 27: 10am – 12pm

August 15, 2017

North Wind Books hosting “Bakers & Books” series

Every Thursday, beginning August 17 and running through the end of September, North Wind Books will be hosting a local baker for a series titled “Bakers & Books.” The series is open to the public, will feature complementary coffee and will begin at 10 a.m. each Thursday.

“Books and baked goods go together like peanut butter and jelly,” store manager Alana Nolan said. “We have some amazing bakers in our community, and this will be a great opportunity for the community [...]

April 20, 2017

Help Finlandia Fridays improve and you might win $20

What can Finlandia Fridays do better? What did you like best? All questions that the crew at Finlandia Fridays needs answers to, and they’re looking for your help.

Complete Finlandia Fridays Survey

The staff of Finlandia Fridays kindly asks you to complete a short survey to help better the program. With participation, you will be entered to win a $20 gift certificate to North Wind Books, our on-campus bookstore. The winner will be announced following the [...]

April 12, 2017

Textbook Buyback at North Wind Books begins April 19

Textbook Buyback will at North Wind Books on the campus of Finlandia University begins Wednesday, April 19. 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 Wednesday, April 19 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thursday, April 20 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, April 21 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday, April 24 – 10 a.m. – [...]

April 10, 2017

Caps and gowns in and ready to be picked up at North Wind Books

Student cap and gowns are now in at North Wind Books. Pick them up at the bookstore during regular business hours. The bookstore will be open Friday (Good Friday) and Saturday of this week as per normal hours. About North Wind Books

At the North Wind Shops of Finlandia University, you will find books and many other items to interest and tempt readers of both fiction and non-fiction, history enthusiasts, nature lovers, friends of the arts, and lighthouse and maritime buffs. [...]

April 3, 2017

“Women Playing Hamlet” comes to Finlandia University

A journey of self-discovery with a nod to the long-standing tradition of the theater will be on display April 7-8 on the campus of Finlandia University as the Finlandia Performing Arts Club presents “Women Playing Hamlet,” a comedy written by William Missouri Downs.

“This play is a lot of fun, and I am excited to watch our club pull it off,” said Soren Schmidt, Campus Pastor at Finlandia University and Director of the play. “Our actresses and stage [...]

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February 8, 2017

Cap & Gown Fitting is February 20-25 at North Wind Books

As the semester draws along, we’re inching ever closer to commencement 2017. To help graduates prepare for that, North Wind Books is hosting cap and gown fitting for December 2016, Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates. Fitting will be Monday, February 20 through Saturday, February 25 during regular business hours (M-F 10-6, Sat. 10-4) at North Wind Books. There is NO CHARGE for graduation attire if fitted during this time period.