Library News

Join the Greats–Work in the Library’s Editing Suites!

Need a more private place to get some video, audio, design, or image editing done? Did you know that you can borrow the library’s editing suites to work on your individual or small group (up to 4 members) multimedia project? Each of the two suites is equipped with a Mac computer and Adobe CC software, […]

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New Map of Smith Library’s Third Floor

Click here to enlarge the map. Library collections require constant maintenance, if we are to be able to locate things on the shelf. Occasionally shelf maintenance means shifting books, to redistribute empty space to a section of shelving in need of more space. This summer we shifted two large collections. The Science materials in the […]

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Smith Library is Open 24/7!

Several college and university libraries in the state of North Carolina operate on a 24 hour schedule; these schools include NC A&T, UNCG, Wake Forest, Duke, Elon and of course, UNC. High Point University, though, is one of the few that do a regular 24/7 schedule and also have a 24 hour schedule at another […]

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Celebrate National Library Week with HPU Libraries!

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries – school, public, academic and […]

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The Living Library at HPU

HPU Libraries is proud to announce the launch of the Living Library program, a new way to “read a book.” Within a living library, the books are people who volunteer their time, expertise, and interests to have a conversation with a “reader,” usually within the library. The principle aim of the Living Library is to […]

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Freshman Leaders expand library outreach

This spring, a team of 14 Freshman Leaders worked with HPU Libraries on several library outreach initiatives. These students, nominated by HPU Student Success for their promising academic start at HPU, were part of the first Freshman Leadership Team, a new program in which freshmen contribute 1-3 hours of their time per week in departments […]

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Celebrate National Library Week @HPU Libraries!

It’s National Library Week, and we are celebrating with several events and activities at HPU Libraries. The theme of this year’s celebration is: Lives change @ your library, which you will see throughout the library. Also, we’d like to hear from you! How has the library changed your life? Maybe a librarian helped you get […]

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Welcome to the library blog!

Hello HPU Students, Faculty, and Staff! Welcome to our new library blog. You may know us and the library pretty well already, but we hope that this blog can illuminate the new resources, materials, and services that make the library an engaging and ever-changing place. Whether you visit us in Smith, the Learning Commons, the […]

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