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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.

January 8, 2017

Digital audiobooks now available from North Wind Books

Do you not enough time to read all the books you want? North Wind Books has you covered. We’re excited to announce that North Wind Books has teamed up with Libro.fm, the digital audiobook supplier for independent bookstores like us.

What does this mean for you?

Digital Audiobooks purchased through Libro.fm directly support North Wind Books Over 80,000 titles to choose from DRM-free so you can listen on multiple devices Free iOS and Andriod app Superior audio quality Expert recommendations from North Wind Books

So what are you waiting for? Head on over to

January 6, 2017

North Wind hosting local author Kristin Neva for signing and reading

North Wind Books presents local author Kristin Neva for a book signing and reading on Wednesday, January 18 from 4 to 6 p.m.

This free event will be at the bookstore on the campus of Finlandia University. Neva will be promoting her newly released book, Snow Country.

About Kristin Neva

Neva grew up in an old farmhouse in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on the north end of the Keweenaw Peninsula, which is known as Copper Island. She spent many hours visiting Anne of Green Gables on Prince [...]

June 8, 2016

Finlandia named among Great Small Colleges for Book Lovers

Finlandia University has been named one of 30 Great Small Colleges for Book Lovers by About Great Books. The article was published on the organization’s website in May.

The colleges on this list were chosen for reasons including their extraordinary libraries or other resources for book lovers, their unique dedication to the “great books,” or because they are home to a highly sought-after English and literature department.

According to About Great Books, book lovers will find Finlandia’s English department a [...]

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