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  • Creative Conversations

    Feb 20, 2015

    Join us on Thursday February 26th, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear Dr. Christine Chaney talk about SPU's new writing curriculum. Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

  • Did You Know?

    Feb 19, 2015

    Need to borrow a camera or an iPad for a class project? Do you have an important document to send by fax? Just have a quick question about how to use a particular software program? Then visit the Tech Desk, in the lower level of the library. The Tech desk team is here to help you access and learn to use the technology around you! See their blog for more information.

  • Special Display

    Feb 17, 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.

  • Course Reserves

    Feb 17, 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.

  • Creative Conversations

    Feb 12, 2015

    Join us on Thursday February 19th, at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear Drs. Amy Robertson and Kara Gray discuss content knowledge teaching - what knowledge is, and how to observe or measure it. Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

  • Holiday Hours — Presidents Day & Weekend

    Feb 9, 2015

    In observance of Presidents Day, the Library will have reduced hours all weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, February 14th and 15th, the Library will be open Noon — 8 p.m., and on Monday the 16th from Noon — Midnight.

  • Creative Conversations

    Feb 6, 2015

    Join us on Thursday February 12th, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear Dr. Paul Yost discuss effective leadership based on a chapter from his draft manuscript: A Compass in Chaos: Navigating Transitions in Work and Life. Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

  • Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon

    Feb 2, 2015

    Welcome back to campus, all Seattle Pacific Alumni! Stop by the Ames Library and check out the displays of Seattle Pacific’s history on the main and lower levels, made with materials donated to the University Archives. Donations of photos, scrapbooks, yearbooks, or artifacts from past years are welcome! For more information on the Archives or how to donate, see the Archives Webpage.

  • 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.

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