Library News Archive

  • Creative Conversations

    Feb 18, 2016

    Join us on Thursday February 25th, at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, where Dr. Kerry Dearborn will lead a discussion on her work concerning Reconciliation and the Holy Spirit. Dr. Dearborn will share how it is through the miraculous transformation of our imaginations that the Holy Spirit opens up the possibility of, and leads us toward, reconciliation. Light snacks will be provided.


  • Creative Conversations

    Feb 11, 2016

    Join us on Thursday February 18th, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear Drs. Amy Robertson and Rachel Scherr discuss their recently edited book "'Responsive Teaching in Science and Mathematics." They will unpack the definition of "responsive teaching," sharing themes and examples from their book. Light snacks will be provided.


  • Night Against Procrastination

    Feb 11, 2016

    Food, study tables, drawings, yoga, zumba, and faculty to help you prepare for finals! Join us on Wednesday, February 24th, from 6:00 - 12:00 PM at the Ames Library. Read more on the blog


  • Holiday Hours — Presidents' Day & Weekend

    Feb 8, 2016

    In observance of Presidents' Day, the Library will have reduced hours all weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, February 13th and 14th, the Library will be open Noon — 8 p.m., and on Monday the 15th from Noon — Midnight.

  • Creative Conversations

    Feb 4, 2016

    Join us on Thursday February 11th, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear Dr. Al Erisman trace the line of his recent interdisciplinary work in Business, Mathematics, and Theology. His story will touch on the biblical narrative of Joseph, how a mathematical lens shapes our social world, and more. Light snacks will be provided.


  • Did You Know?

    Feb 1, 2016

    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.

  • Creative Conversations

    Jan 27, 2016

    Join us on Thursday February 4th, at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear Michael Paulus, Bruce Baker, and Mike Langford discuss their work on constructing a framework for digital wisdom that includes theological principles, cultural critiques, and formative practices. Light snacks will be provided.


  • Digital Life After College Panel

    Jan 9, 2016

    As part of the Center for Career and Calling's "Life After College Week," the library's Michael Paulus, Cindy Strong, and Ryan Ingersoll will contribute to a panel discussion titled "Digital Life after College." They will discuss curating a digital identity, enhancing tech skills, and cultivating digital wisdom. The panel will be held on Thursday, January 14th, at 10:00 a.m., in Demaray Hall 355.

  • Winter Term Hours

    Jan 4, 2016

    Happy New Year, and welcome back to campus! The Library returns to its normal hours for the duration of Winter term. As you resume your academic work, we are happy to help with any questions you may have.

  • Write @ the Library!

    Jan 1, 2016

    Need some help writing your final papers? Come to "Write @ the Library!" The SPU Writing Center will be set up behind the Library Reference desk with lots of ideas and resources to help you start, write, revise, and finish your paper. 

    Bring in your papers all quarter on Wednesdays, from 4-6 p.m.