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Monday, May 10, 2021

Summer hours at Penn State University Libraries’ locations University-wide begin Monday, May 10. On the University Park campus, most operating hours will be similar to mid- to late spring semester hours, with minor exceptions at two locations. Pattee Library and Paterno Library will open its doors weekdays at 9 a.m. and will be open 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, and the Engineering Library will open at 1 p.m. weekdays. Hours vary by location.

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Gift supports visual design partnership in Pattee Library Collaboration Commons

Penn State University Libraries’ new Michael and Cynthia Evanisko Collaboration Grant is funding a three-year partnership with the College of Arts and Architecture’s Department of Graphic Design to feature student artwork in a prominent public place. Through art, the Evaniskos hope to inspire reflection and new ways of thinking for Penn State students and the greater library-visiting community.  Full story

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Libraries announces circus-themed Short Stories contest winners

The winning writers of Penn State University Libraries Short Stories’ “A Night at the Circus” spring 2021 contest have been announced. Representing five Penn State campuses, the latest writing contest encouraged students, faculty and staff across the commonwealth to submit their best circus-themed creative writing in the form of short stories or poetry.  Full story