Library News Archive

  • Get to Know the New Discovery System

    Jan 19, 2014

    Look up course reserves quickly in the new discovery system! Directly above the main search bar, click on the course reserves tab. Search by item or professor name to  locate your reserve, write the call number down, and bring it to the front desk to check for availability.

  • Did You Know?

    Jan 12, 2014

    The Library has over a dozen meeting rooms that can accommodate groups ranging in size from two to sixty people. These rooms are available for use by SPU faculty, staff, and students for purposes directly related to SPU academic or student life. To ensure room availability, place a reservation online.

  • Holiday Hours — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    Jan 12, 2014

    On Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the SPU Library hours are reduced to 12 p.m.–8 p.m.

  • Get to Know the New Discovery System

    Jan 12, 2014

    Under each title within the new discovery system, there are “Get It” or “View It” tabs. Clicking “Get It” will help you hold or request physical items, while clicking “View It” will allow you to access electronic resources within your browser. Learn more here, and watch our concise video tutorial of the new system as well.

  • Welcome Back

    Jan 6, 2014

    Welcome back students! We hope your holidays were rejuvenating and enjoyable, and that you are ready for 2014. We are happy to help with any questions you may have.

  • Merry Christmas

    Dec 16, 2013

    Happy holidays from the Library! We are operating on reduced hours 'til the 24th of December and are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We will be open 8:00 a.m. to noon on Christmas Eve, and we will be closed Christmas Day through January 1, 2014.  We will again be open our reduced hours January 2-5, 2014. Come check out our Popular Fiction Collection for fun vacation reading, or the Book Display for festive Christmas volumes.We hope you have a wonderful break and a very merry Christmas!

  • New Items in the Library Collection

    Dec 16, 2013

    Check out this list of new items--books, e-books, DVDs, and more--added to the library last month.

  • Quiet Study Zone

    Dec 5, 2013

    The Seminar Room on the second floor of the Library will become a quiet study zone during all open hours on Saturday, December 7th and Sunday the 8th, and after 6:00 p.m. on Monday the 9th and Tuesday the 10th. There are also free ear plugs available at the Circulation Desk, Reference Desk, or the Tech Desk to help with blocking out extra sound.

  • Holiday Hours - Thanksgiving

    Nov 26, 2013

    In observance of Thanksgiving, the Library will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28th and 29th. The Library will be open from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday the 30th, and 10:00 a.m. to midnight on Sunday the 1st. Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Did You Know?

    Nov 25, 2013

    The library's new discovery system will be live by January 1, 2014. Our library is one of the 37 Summit libraries implementing this shared system, which will enhance the discovery and sharing of resources within the Orbis Cascade Alliance. Learn more about the transition here.