Library News Archive

  • Creative Conversations

    Apr 21, 2016

    Join us on Thursday, April 28th at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, to hear Image Milton Fellow Camellia Freeman deliver the address "Writing the Body: Form, Politics, and Physicality in the Personal Essay." Light snacks will be provided.

  • Book Display : Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 18, 2016

    From April 18th through 28th, in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Library is featuring a display of books and DVD's related to issues surrounding gender based violence. The display is set to your immediate right, as you enter the Library.

  • Digital Commons @ SPU

    Mar 31, 2016

    The Digital Commons @ SPU is an online repository for both the history and future of the university. You can view past and current works of scholarship created by members of the community, delve into the pictorial history of the university, watch lectures you may have missed, and more.

  • Did You Know? : Course Reserves

    Mar 31, 2016

    Has your professor put items on course reserve for your class? If so, the items are being held behind the front desk. If you bring the call number of a reserve item to the desk, then a library worker will be able to pull it from the reserves shelf for you. To find your item's call number, click the "Course Reserves" tab in the blue box at the top of the Library home page. Then, search by your professor's name, or item title. If you have any questions about course reserves, please ask anyone at the front desk.

  • Read for Pleasure this Summer

    Mar 31, 2016

    Need something to read in the sunshine? 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 and pick one out.

  • End of Term & Spring Break Hours

    Mar 13, 2016

    On the last day of finals, Thursday March 17th, the Library will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. During Spring Break, the Library will be open from 8 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and closed on Saturday and Sunday. Best of success to you all, and have an excellent Spring Break!

  • Falcon History on Display

    Feb 27, 2016

    The Library is pleased to host a display from the SPU Archives, containing artifacts and information concerning the history of SPU Athletics. From baseball, to wrestling, to gymnastics, come view a host of unique materials from decades past. The display is located on the south wall of the main floor of the Library.

  • Did You Know?

    Feb 27, 2016

    Pulled a book off the shelf, but aren’t going to check it out? Leave it on one of the green painted shelves located on each floor, typically on the outside corners of the general collection. Items are picked up periodically by a library staff member, counted, and re-shelved. Thanks for helping us out!

  • 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.