Library News Archive

Library News Archive


  • Read for fun this Christmas!

    Dec 1, 2017

    Take a break—read for fun over the Christmas holidays! Our Popular Fiction Collection, on display in the Reading Room on the main floor of the Library, contains approximately 80 titles selected for your enjoyment. Stop in and pick one out before you leave campus (and take a moment to see our "Christmas Tree" made of books, just to the left of the collection!).

  • End-of-term Hours

    Dec 1, 2017

    On the last Saturday of the term, December 2nd, the library will be open for extended hours, from 8:00 a.m. until midnight. The following Thursday, December 7th (the last day of finals), the library will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. See the rest of our holiday hours here. Best wishes to all, and Merry Christmas!

  • The Writing Center Reopens January 2018

    Dec 1, 2017

    The Writing Center has now closed for finals week and Christmas break, but will reopen the second week of Winter Quarter, and continue to assist SPU undergraduates at any stage in writing a paper. Whether you have a complete draft or nothing at all, the Writing Center can teach you strategies for coming up with ideas, organizing, and refining them. No appointment is necessary—Writing Center hours restart January 8th!

  • Creative Conversations

    Nov 28, 2017

    On Thursday, November 30th from noon to 1:00 p.m., all are invited to attend the next session of the Library's Creative Conversations series entitled "Creating Art Through Collaboration, presenting Saci and The Greater Trumps." The event will be led by Doug Thorpe (English), Brian Chin (Music), Sarah Mosher (Theatre), and Karin Stevens (Theatre), who will share about their upcoming performance piece which mixes music, dance, and language, taking place at the Cornish Playhouse on December 1st and 2nd. Coffee will be provided.

  • Did You Know?

    Oct 18, 2017

    Our Popular Fiction Collection, displayed in the Reading Room on the main floor, contains approximately 90 titles that have been individually selected to provide for your "fun" reading needs. Stop in and pick one out!

  • Oct 12, 2017


    Please join us in the Library on Tuesday October 17th, from 6:00 p.m. to midnight for "Night Against Procrastination." Avoid procrastination by doing your homework or working on upcoming papers—and have fun! Meet up with Study Table tutors for MAT, PSYC, UFDN, CHEM, BIO courses. ECON tutoring will also be available as will the Writing Center tutors. Snacks will be available all evening, and be sure to catch the late night pizza break. Plus there will be raffles and door prizes!

  • The Writing Center Has Moved to the Library

    Sep 15, 2017

    The Writing Center

    is now on the main floor of the Ames Library in Room 103 and helps SPU undergrads at any stage of writing a paper. Whether you have a complete draft or nothing at all, the Writing Center can teach you strategies for coming up with ideas, organizing them, and refining them. No appointment necessary, Writing Center hours start October 2nd!

  • Special Collections Exhibit

    Aug 21, 2017

    Come and view our 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.

  • Summer Break Hours

    Aug 21, 2017

    During Summer Break, from August 19th through September 24th, the Library will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and closed on weekends.

  • Summer Quarter Hours

    Jun 13, 2017

    During Summer quarter, June 12th – August 18th, the Library will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. We will be closed on Sundays.

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