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Summer Break Hours

During Summer Break, from August 15th through September 27th, the Library will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and closed on weekends.

New CD Browsing Collection

The Library’s collection of recorded music on CD is now located on the main floor of the Library, immediately to the right upon entering the building. Browse and check out an incredibly diverse array of titles, from classical, jazz, rock, folk, soundtrack, and various other genres.

Special Collections Exhibit

Come view SPU's new special collections exhibit for 2015, "Bibliotheca Senkleriana: The Library of the Rev. Edmund John Senkler (1802-1872), a Nineteenth-Century Clergyman and Amateur Scientist". Rev. Senkler's books are available for viewing 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.

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Orbis Cascade Alliance

The SPU Library is a member of The Orbis Cascade Alliance of college and university libraries in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Students, faculty, and staff have access to more than 28 million items in the combined collections. Read more

Featured Book


A Journey Worth Taking: Finding Your Purpose in This World, by Charles D. Drew

Call Number: BT60.D74 2007 (Work and Faith Collection)

As part of the Library's Work and Faith Collection (located on the third floor in the Graduate Study Room), A Journey Worth Taking explores the questions of identity and calling, delves into what it means to work for a higher purpose, and celebrates the worthiness of life and living fully.


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