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  • Changes to the Library Website

    Aug 29, 2014

    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

    Aug 27, 2014

    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!

  • Did You Know?

    Aug 26, 2014

    The SPU Library owns a wide variety of popular and classic films. From “The Searchers” to “The Life of Pi”, all titles are available for one-week checkout. The DVD collection is located in the first shelving unit on the main level, with most popular movies in the PN1995 to PN1997 call-number range. You can search for specific titles, using our online discovery system, and titles we don't own can often be requested through Summit.

  • Book Display

    Aug 18, 2014

    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.

  • The SPU Library On Tumblr

    Aug 11, 2014

    The SPU Library has a Tumblr account which is updated throughout the week. Be on the lookout for Manicure Mondays, Totally-new Tuesdays, Work & Faith Wednesdays, Throwback Thursdays, and Film Fridays. Follow us, and happy tumbling!

  • Falcon History on Display

    Aug 4, 2014

    The Library is pleased to host a new display from the SPU Archives, detailing the history of Seattle Pacific’s mascot, the Falcon. Come see a host of materials demonstrating the many uses of the noble bird over the past 80 years by the university. The display is located on the south wall of the main floor of the Library.

  • Did You Know?

    Jul 21, 2014

    Do you need a private space to have a meeting, study, watch a film, or just read? Reserve a room in the Library for any such purpose. Using your SPU log-in credentials, sign into the SPU Room Finder system to claim a time-slot for available rooms. Reserve up to 3 hours for yourself per week. Please contact the circulation desk in the Library (206-281-2228) for additional help.

  • Primo Maintenance Downtime

    Jul 19, 2014

    Primo, the library discovery system, will be off-line for a scheduled maintenance, Sunday, July 20, beginning at 1:00 a.m. Pacific time. Downtime is expected to be 2-4 hours. 

  • Early Closure

    Jul 13, 2014

    The Library will be closing at 4:30 PM on Wednesday, July 16th. Regular hours will resume on Thursday.

  • Book Display: Career and Calling

    Jul 7, 2014

    Congratulations graduating seniors! We are so proud of all you have accomplished. Feel free to drop by and check out the current book display on career and calling, highlighting several titles from the Work and Faith collection. Well done to everyone on finishing up another academic year - have a wonderful summer!

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