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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.

Book Display

Interested in exploring the Puget Sound region this Summer? Come see a special display of Seattle-area city and trail guides, to help you plan your next adventure. These books are on a table to the right of the front doors of the Library, and all are available for checkout. Happy trails!

Did You Know?

Read for pleasure during the Summer! Our Popular Fiction Collection, displayed in the Reading Room on the main floor, contains approximately 90 titles that have been individually selected for this browsing collection. Stop in, pick something out, and indulge.

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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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