Library Library Spaces & Hours
Smith Library is the main library on campus. Its 50,000-square-foot facility that contains 140,000 books, 5,000 films, three computer labs, a media lab, and an archive. The center of academic life, Smith is open 24/7 during the semester, with librarians available to help with a range of services from research and citation to instruction, media, interlibrary loan, and more.
Wanek Center Learning Commons
Learning Commons Hours:
Open 24/5 (closes at midnight on Fri. and Sat. nights, reopening at 10 am on Sat. and Sun. mornings)
The Learning Commons, located on the third floor of the Wanek Center, offers a large study space with comfy chairs and individual desks for quiet study, as well as computers and printers. It is open 24/5 during the semester with librarians available to help with research and citation questions.
School of Education Resource Center
Resource Center Hours:
Monday-Friday 10 am-4 pm
Saturday-Sunday 1 pm-5 pm
The SOE Resource Center opened in Fall 2012 in the new HPU School of Education. The comfortable, quiet space includes a children’s book collection, teacher resources, and K-12 textbook collection and a staff of education librarians and graduate assistants.
Centennial Square Research Center
Research Center Hours:
Librarian available Sunday-Thursday
The Centennial Square residence hall, which opened in the Fall 2013 semester, includes a student study space with computers and printers. Librarians are available in the evening Sunday through Thursday to help with research and citation questions.