Blackwell Library

Support Our Facility

library exteriorWe need a new facility: This is a top priority of University President Dr. Janet Dudley-Eshbach.

Building Needs

While planning for a new building is ongoing, we continue to transform existing spaces:

  • Adding 23 computers to the main level
  • Creating a mini lab for student presentation practice and dynamic group study sessions
  • Adding a keyboard room so music students can practice into the wee hours of the morning
  • Upgrading the wireless network
  • Building a main level Quiet Study Den
  • Improving furnishings (new laptop-friendly chairs)
  • Adding a small snack area, computer lab/instruction room

Current Efforts

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The Vision

chairsHelp us continue to make positive changes that enhance student comfort and success by

Upgrading "quiet" second floor study furnishings
Replacing dated study tables and chairs
Enhancing/updating Mini Lab technology
Expanding displays


Contact us to learn more via our online form or complete & drop off this PDF suggestion form at the Circulation Desk.