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8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Changes to the Library Website

In preparation for school this fall, we have made some changes to the library website.  You will notice that the Article and Research Databases page launches you into subject access to the databases.  To get to the alphabetical list of databases, please see Databases A-Z.  Also we have made some changes to the launch page for our Subject Guides.  If you have any difficulties finding a specfic page on our redesigned site, please contact your liaison librarian, or Ask a Librarian.

Summer Break Hours

From August 16th through September 28th the Library will be on Summer break hours: open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and closed on weekends. Enjoy the last days of Summer!

Book Display

Check out the new book display on the main floor of the Library. Highlighted are books about Washington State flora, fauna, and recreation. Learn more about foraging for mushrooms, how to identify the birds around you, and which trail to hike next weekend.

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Orbis Cascade Alliance

The SPU Library is a member of The Orbis Cascade Alliance of college and university libraries in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Students, faculty, and staff have access to more than 28 million items in the combined collections. Read more

Featured Book

The Country of Football

The Country of Football: Soccer and the Making of Modern Brazil by Roger Kittleson

In the wake of this Summer's World Cup tournament final, perhaps you have caught "Soccer Fever". Take some time to learn a little more about this sport and the country where it is most beloved, Brazil. Follow author Roger Kittleson as he traces the history of soccer in Brazil, and its ties to issues of national identity, racial categories and social class.

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