Library News Archive

Library News Archive


  • The Writing Center Has Moved to the Library!

    Sep 15, 2017

    The Writing Center is now on the main floor of the Ames Library in Room 103 and helps SPU undergrads at any stage of writing a paper. Whether you have a complete draft or nothing at all, the Writing Center can teach you strategies for coming up with ideas, organizing them, and refining them. No appointment necessary, Writing Center hours start October 9th!

  • Read for Fun this Summer

    Aug 21, 2017

    Our Popular Fiction Collection, displayed in the Reading Room on the main floor, contains approximately 90 titles that have been individually selected to engage your leisure this Summer. Stop in and pick one out!

  • Special Collections Exhibit

    Aug 21, 2017

    Come and view our Special Collections exhibit for 2016-2017, "The SPU Quasquicentennial 1891-2016". The exhibit contains books, photographs, maps, and other materials related to the 125-year-history of SPU. You will find it 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.

  • Summer Break Hours

    Aug 21, 2017

    During Summer Break, from August 19th through September 24th, the Library will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and closed on weekends.

  • Summer Quarter Hours

    Jun 13, 2017

    During Summer quarter, June 12th – August 18th, the Library will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. We will be closed on Sundays.

  • Get Help Formatting Your Citations

    May 24, 2017

     

    On Wednesday May 31st, and Monday June 5th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., the Library will host the SPU Writing Center for "Citation Night." During these hours, please stop by the Reading Room on the main level of the library, to receive help with any of your citation related questions.

  • Creative Conversations

    May 4, 2017

    Please join us on Thursday, May 11th, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Ames Library reading room, for another entry in Creative Conversations. SPU professor of Marriage and Family Therapy Dr. Tina Schermer-Sellers will speak about topics raised in her forthcoming book, "Sex, God, & The Conservative Church: Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy." Light snacks will be provided.

  • Creative Conversations

    Apr 20, 2017

    Please join us on Thursday, May 4th, at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Ames Library reading room, for another entry in Creative Conversations. In a talk titled, "The We of Me: Writing the Relations that Define Us," 2017 Image Milton Fellow Isaac Anderson will speak about ways in which writing essays can profoundly change how we conceive of ourselves and others.  Light snacks will be provided.

  • Creative Conversations

    Apr 11, 2017

    Please join us on Thursday, April 20th, at 12-12:50 p.m. in the Ames Library reading room, for another entry in Creative Conversations. SPU professor of English Dr. Peter Moe will give a talk entitled "Habit, Virtue, Writing," and describe what a distinctly Christian way of teaching writing might look like. Light snacks will be provided.

  • The Zombie Hoards are Growing!

    Apr 11, 2017

    Remember, knowledge is power...check out this graphic novel about how the Miller Library at McPhereson College helped some students survive their zombie attack (and learn a few research skills). Good luck, Humans!

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