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The library hosts events, exhibits, and art displays throughout the year. These enhance the cultural and academic life of the Dickinson community by illuminating resources and research activity, and promoting scholarship and creative endeavors on campus. Student photography, treasures from the archives, sculptures and artwork: you can find it all here, so don't forget to take a break from your studying to check out the latest.

Monthly Overview

May 2024

Building Hours 


  • Arab Heritage Month
  • Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • What's Happening on Campus?

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EIB Statement

Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at Waidner-Spahr Library

The library is committed to building a welcoming and inclusive environment where all members of the Dickinson College community have equitable opportunities to thrive. 

Read our full statement here. 

Cambridge University Press Journals

Access current, peer-reviewed academic journals covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine. A fee waiver to publish open access is available to Dickinson faculty and staff who submit a manuscript accepted for publication through December 2025. See our Open Access Publishing guide for more information. 


Access books and other materials from across the disciplines and in diverse languages, with most content dating from the late 18th to the early 20th centuries. Items in the public domain are in full-view for everyone and items held in copyright are searchable. See our special access instructions.

Cover Art - Interior Chinatown
Cover Art - The Symmetry of Fish
Cover Art - If They Come for Us
Cover Art - Ask the Brindled
Cover Art - The Emperor and the Endless Palace
Cover Art - Our Missing Hearts
Cover Art - On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Cover Art - The Incendiaries
Cover Art - Sour Heart
Cover Art - Yellowface
Cover Art - They Called Us Enemy
Cover Art - Tastes Like War
Cover Art - The Golden Screen
Cover Art - The People in the Trees
Cover Art - Yellow Peril!
Cover Art - No One Can Pronounce My Name
Cover Art - Babel
Cover Art - The Atlas of Reds and Blues
Cover Art - She is a Haunting