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  • Creative Conversations

    Jan 26, 2015

    Join us on Thursday February 5th, at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear University President Dan Martin discuss his new book Rich Soil: Transforming Your Organization's Landscape for Maximum Effectiveness. Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

  • Welcome Dearborn Park 5th Graders!

    Jan 20, 2015

    On January 22nd from 10 a.m. — 1 p.m. the library is hosting a portion of “Going to College in the Fifth Grade.” We are excited to be part of introducing 5th graders to college life. Our library patrons should be aware that the library may not be a quiet zone during this time.

  • Special Display

    Jan 18, 2015

    Having Tent City 3 on campus this winter gives us all the opportunity to think deeply about homelessness. The SPU Library has many items that address this important issue. Some of these items are currently on display on a table to the right as you enter the Library.

  • Holiday Hours — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day & Weekend

    Jan 12, 2015

    In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Library will have reduced hours all weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, January 17th and 18th, the Library will be open Noon — 8 p.m., and on Monday the 19th from Noon — Midnight.

  • Course Reserves

    Jan 5, 2015

    Course reserves are held at the Circulation Desk. Find reserve items by clicking the "Course Reserves" tab in the blue box at the top of the Library home page. Search by your instructor or course. Bring the call number of the item you'd like to check out to the front desk and a student worker will pull it off the reserves shelves for you. Remember, most reserve items need to stay in the Library and can only be checked out for a few hours.

  • Welcome Back!

    Jan 5, 2015

    Happy New Year, and welcome back to campus! We hope your holidays were rejuvenating and enjoyable. As you begin your work this quarter, we are happy to help with any questions you may have.

  • 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!

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