Library News Archive

  • Creative Conversations

    Oct 23, 2014

    Join us on Thursday October 30th, at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear Doug Thorpe discuss and share stories and poetry from his month-long sabbatical in Jerusalem and the West Bank. Bring your curiosity and join in conversations about the discovery, creation, and sharing of knowledge. Light snacks will be provided.

  • Did You Know?

    Oct 13, 2014

    Course Reserves are all held at the Circulation Desk. Find classes, reading lists, books, and call numbers under the "Course Reserves" tab in the blue box at the top of the Library home page. Bring the call number of the book you'd like to check out to the front desk and a student worker will find it for you. Remember, most reserve items need to stay in the Library and can only be checked out for a few hours.

  • Library Blog

    Oct 13, 2014

    Find out about the services the Library has to offer in a brief write-up on the Library blog! We are always happy to answer any questions, or help you find out more about these services - but do feel free to read about reserving rooms, course reserves, the printing system, and more.

  • Welcome Back

    Sep 29, 2014

    And so it begins. Welcome back to a new year, students. As you begin your work anew this Fall, please stop by the Library, where we will be happy to answer questions and provide aid in any way we can.

  • Welcome New Students

    Sep 25, 2014

    A special welcome to new Freshman and Transfer students, and parents of students. We hope your Summer went well, and that you are as excited for Fall term as we are. Please do stop by the Library, where we will be happy to answer questions or aid you in any way we can.

  • 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!