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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

December 2023

Building Hours 


  • Short Reads vs. Long Reads
  • What's Happening on Campus?
  • Dickinson College Farm Exhibit

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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 - My Sister, the Serial Killer
Cover Art - Fire Sermon
Cover Art - Allegheny Front
Covert Art - Blood Sisters
Cover Art - Concerning My Daughter
Cover Art - The Death of Vivek Oji
Cover Art - The Refrigerator Monologues
Cover Art - The Housekeeper and the Professor
Cover Art - Sula
Cover Art - The End We Start From
Cover Art - Little Blue Encyclopedia (for Vivian)
Cover Art - Where the Line Bleeds
Cover Art - The Hundred-Year Flood
Cover Art - The Secret Lives of Church Ladies
Cover Art - Five Tuesdays in Winter
Cover Art - And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer
Cover Art - Infinite Country
Cover Art - An Instance of the Fingerpost
Cover Art - Sleeping Beauties
Cover Art - Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Cover Art - City on Fire
Cover Art - The Luminaries
Cover Art - Great Circle
Cover Art - The Blind Assassin
Cover Art - Americanah
Cover Art - Ducks, Newburyport
Cover Art - Cloud Atlas
Cover Art - The Whalebone Theatre
Cover Art - Pachinko
Cover Art - A Column of Fire
Cover Art - Gnomon
Cover Art - The Bone Clocks