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  • Christmas Break Hours

    Dec 10, 2014

    Happy holidays from the Library! December 11-23, our hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  On Christmas Eve, we are open from 8:00 a.m. to noon. We then take part in the university-wide Christmas closure December 25 through January 1, 2014. We return on January 2, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Come check out a DVD, a book from the Popular Fiction Collection, or enjoy the quiet of our reading room, and the lovely Christmas tree made of books therein. Merry Christmas to all!

  • Did You Know?

    Dec 8, 2014

    Pulled a book off the shelf, but aren’t going to check it out? Leave it on one of the green painted shelves located on each floor, typically on the outside corners of the general collection. Items are picked up periodically by a library staff member, counted, and re-shelved. Thanks for helping us out!

  • Pick up something fun to read over Christmas break

    Dec 8, 2014

    Read for pleasure over Christmas break! Our Popular Fiction Collection, displayed in the Reading Room on the main floor, contains approximately 80 titles available for your instant gratification. Stop in before the end of classes, or pick one out during the break, and indulge.

  • End of Term

    Dec 3, 2014

    On the last day of finals, December 10th, the Library will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. See the rest of our holiday hours here. Best of luck to you all, and Merry Christmas!

  • Creative Conversations

    Nov 28, 2014

    Join us on December 4th, at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear Roger Feldman discuss art as a language of the senses. Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

  • Holiday Hours - Thanksgiving

    Nov 24, 2014

    In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, on Wednesday the 26th of November the Library will close at 6:00 p.m. and be closed Thursday and Friday, the 27th and 28th. The Library will be open from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday the 29th, and 10:00 a.m. to midnight on Sunday the 30th. Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Did You Know?

    Nov 17, 2014

    Read Dr. Jenny Tenlen’s tips on how non-scientists should approach reading scientific articles in the latest Faculty Perspective on SPU Reads.

  • Creative Conversations

    Nov 14, 2014

    Join us on Thursday November 20th, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear Karen Snedker and Jennifer McKinney discuss homelessness in Seattle, Tent City 3, and their upcoming study that aims to gain a better understanding of one of the most vulnerable populations in our society. Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

  • Veterans Day Hours

    Nov 5, 2014

    On Tuesday November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day, our hours will be 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Join us in honoring all those who have served in the United States armed forces.

  • Update: Creative Conversations

    Nov 2, 2014

    Rodger Feldman will be speaking on December 4th at 3:00 p.m. instead of November 6th at noon. For more information visit the Creative Conversations website.

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