Library News Archive



  • Creative Conversations

    May 4, 2017

    Please join us on Thursday, May 11th, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Ames Library reading room, for another entry in Creative Conversations. SPU professor of Marriage and Family Therapy Dr. Tina Schermer-Sellers will speak about topics raised in her forthcoming book, "Sex, God, & The Conservative Church: Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy." Light snacks will be provided.

  • Creative Conversations

    Apr 20, 2017

    Please join us on Thursday, May 4th, at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Ames Library reading room, for another entry in Creative Conversations. In a talk titled, "The We of Me: Writing the Relations that Define Us," 2017 Image Milton Fellow Isaac Anderson will speak about ways in which writing essays can profoundly change how we conceive of ourselves and others.  Light snacks will be provided.

  • Creative Conversations

    Apr 11, 2017

    Please join us on Thursday, April 20th, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Ames Library reading room, for another entry in Creative Conversations. SPU professor of English Dr. Peter Moe will give a talk entitled "Habit, Virtue, Writing," and describe what a distinctly Christian way of teaching writing might look like. Light snacks will be provided.

  • The Zombie Hoards are Growing!

    Apr 11, 2017

    Remember, knowledge is power...check out this graphic novel about how the Miller Library at McPhereson College helped some students survive their zombie attack (and learn a few research skills). Good luck, Humans!

  • Special Collections Exhibit

    Mar 26, 2017

    Come and view our new special collections exhibit for 2016-2017, "The SPU Quasquicentennial 1891-2016". The exhibit contains books, photographs, maps, and other materials related to the 125-year-history of SPU. You will find it on the second floor, in the display case on the south wall.  See librarian Steve Perisho's annotated guide for further details about each item on display.

  • Digital Commons @ SPU

    Mar 26, 2017

    The Digital Commons @ SPU is an online repository for both the history and future of the university. You can view past and current works of scholarship created by members of the community, delve into the pictorial history of the university, watch lectures you may have missed, and more.

  • New Chapter in SPU History Book

    Mar 7, 2017

    A supplemental chapter to Howard Snyder’s Rooted in Mission: The Founding of Seattle Pacific University 1891 – 1916 is now available to read on Digital Commons @ SPU. This manuscript by Howard Snyder describes the tenure of Seattle Pacific College (SPC) president Orrin Edward Tiffany, from 1916 to 1926. Topics covered include: World War I and the 1920s at Seattle Pacific College; Tiffany's administration and vision for SPC; growth and development of SPC; short biographies of SPC faculty and Board of Trustees; the founding of the Normal School; student life and activities, including music and athletics; and the end of Tiffany's tenure.

  • Friends of the Library Annual Event

    Feb 25, 2017

    Please join us on Tuesday, March 7th, at 7:00 p.m. in Upper Gwinn, for a panel discussion on Rooted in Mission: The Founding of SPU. Panelists will include Doug Strong, David Leong, Bill Woodward, John Glancy, and Adrienne Meier, with author Howard Snyder responding. This event is free, open to the public, and sponsored by the Friends of the SPU Library.


  • Creative Conversations

    Feb 16, 2017

    Join us on Thursday, February 23rd, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Library reading room, for another entry in Creative Conversations. We will host a screening for the documentary film Road to Redemption which follows several episodes in the life of Doolittle raider, prisoner of war, missionary to Japan, and SPU alumnus Jacob DeShazer. SPU Admissions counselor and Fine Arts associate Kim Gilnett will introduce the film, and light snacks will be provided.

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  • Creative Conversations

    Feb 10, 2017

    Join us on Thursday, February 16th, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Library reading room, for another entry in Creative Conversations. SPU Theology professor Dr. David Leong will give a presentation entitled "Race and Place : How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconcilliation." Light snacks will be provided.

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