De-stress With Dogs 2016

This is our fourth year hosting therapy dogs in the library on Eastern’s Study day. We hope you’ll come and take advantage of the stress-relief these furry friends provide. They will be here on the library’s Main Level, and if weather permits, outside of the library, from 10am to 3pm. Here are the breeds that […]

Library Director and Friends President Jim Sauer with Abbie Storch and Bessa Houseknecht, two of our three essay winners

On Friday, April 8, Friends of the Library held their Annual Dinner. This year’s theme focused on Children’s literature. At the dinner, the Jonathan Orr Essay Contest winners were recognized and read their essays, which we’ve included here for your enjoyment. (Note: Rebecca Lundberg was unable to attend the dinner since she is studying aboard […]

Ms. Siobhan Reardon, President and Director of the Free Library of Philadelphia

When: Thursday, April 14th at 8:00PM Where: Warner Library, Upper Level Atrium Cost: FREE! Reserve your spot here Don’t miss out on Agora Institute’s final lecture of their 2015-2016 series, Shared Space: The City and Human Flourishing. Warner Library is very excited to co-sponsor the April 14th presentation by Siobhan Reardon, President and Director of the Free […]

Endcap Labels

Over Spring Break, approximately 23,000 Palmer Seminary books were relocated from the King of Prussia site to Warner Library’s stacks on the St. David campus. The “Palmer Core” collection is open to the Eastern & Palmer community- students, staff and faculty. You can browse these stacks and checkout these titles. To keep the collection accessible, […]

FOL Annual Dinner Invite 2016

When: April 8th, Appetizers at 6:15pm, Dinner at 7:00pm Where: Warner Memorial Library, Eastern University Price: $25 per person / $10 student rate Our speaker is Katherine Haas, Associate Curator at the Rosenbach Museum & Library. Kathy will speak about the history of early children’s books from the religious tracts of Puritan printers to the adventure novels of […]

Full Text Article Finder

Starting last week, you may have noticed our A to Z Journal List looked a lot different! Now called Full Text Article Finder, this resource is an enhanced version of our previous journal list. So what are some of the changes? For starters, on the landing page is an easy to browse collection of subjects. […]

2016 Orr Contest

Are you an undergraduate at Eastern? Then take this opportunity to enter Friends of the Library’s annual Jonathan Orr Essay Contest and a shot at winning some money! This year’s question is:  The poet William Wordsworth said, “The child is father of the man,” meaning our early experiences shape our mature lives and thoughts. Children’s […]

Enactus Snapchat Geofilter Contest Rules

  We’re excited to host the submission spot for Enactus’ Snapchat Geofilter Contest. So maybe you’re wondering what a geofilter is? According to, “Geofilters are special overlays for Snaps that can only be accessed in certain locations.” Enactus is holding a contest for the best geofilter design for Eastern University. Why not enter today? To download an […]


We’re making room! Starting January 1st, 2016, Palmer Seminary Library is moving to Warner Memorial Library. Move to be completed by end of Spring Semester 2016.


Final exams are fast approaching. The library is brimming with activity. One of our favorite traditions is the annual Doughnut Night. Usually taking place before final exams week, we provide study-weary students with an extra dose of sugar and caffeine to keep them going. Like years past, we’ll be giving out FREE doughnuts, FREE coffee, […]


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