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SPU Library Updates

The most current information about library resources, services, and space

Ames Library Building Access

Building Hours

The library building will close for Christmas break at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25. The library building will open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, January 4. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 5.

  • Regular Hours 
    • Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
    • Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Saturday, Closed
    • Sunday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Contactless pickup will be available Monday, November 30 - Thursday, December 17.

Items requested online for Contactless Pickup may be collected in the front vestibule of the Ames Library Mondays and Thursdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Use your SPU ID card to access the building.

Library faculty and staff are available online for support. Further details below.

Updated November 25, 2020


For students

For faculty

  • For online teaching and technology support, contact ETM.
  • For immediate or general support, chat, email, or text/phone (503 662-2757) a librarian.
  • For more specialized or course-level support, contact the liaison librarian for your area.