Library News & Events
In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, MSU Library has canceled or postponed many events.
Full details on library events are below. Please call 406-994-6857 with questions
or for additional information.
Click here for a comprehensive MSU event list.
Facebook Live - Shelf Indulgence
July 2, 2020, 12:30 p.m.
Join us for a little "shelf indulgence" and hear about some great books for your summer reading list and recipes to treat yourself, family and friends. Kerry Hanson, Vice President of Alumni Engagement, will be chatting with Outreach Librarian Jan Zauha, about how a good book, a great group and a slice of cake make for delightful summer therapy. Click here to find out more and to tune in.
MOVED ONLINE - New Student Orientation Activities, June and July. These events will happen virtually. Click here to see the virtual library orientation LibGuide and visit our YouTube page to watch the library orientation video. Please check in with the Office of Admissions for additional information on orientation.
The status of Catapalooza, which takes place in August, will be determined in mid-July. MSU LIbrary will be participating and will share our plans here as they become available. Contact the Office of Student Engagement for information on Catapalooza.
MSU's Fall Convocation with Sarah Vowell is still on for August 27. Plans are underway for a special library interview with Sarah Vowell. Visit the Convocation webpage to find out the latest about Convocation. Our plans will be posted here as they become available.
On-Going Library Workshops
Throughout the year, the library holds free workshops for students and staff. Topics include citation managers, computer applications, and more. Reservations are encouraged and help a lot with planning. To find out full details and to register, please visit the Library Workshops calendar by clicking here.
Friends of MSU Library Book Group Announces Its 2019-2020 Selections
Reading need not be a solitary activity. The Friends Book Group invites everyone to join them for their monthly book discussions. A variety of fiction and nonfiction is read each year and membership is casual - you're free to come to the discussions that interest you as your time allows. Visit this link to discover which books made the 2019-2020 reading list. During this time when in-person public meetings are prohibited, the Friends of MSU Library Book Group is exploring alternative modes for meeting. Stay tuned for online discussion options that will be held at the same time our regular meetings were scheduled: 6:30-8 PM on April 14 and May 12.
The MSU Library building is closed to patron visits. The Library continues to support information needs in an online environment. Find out more on our service updates page.
EXPLORE THE LIBRARY
Bobcat Browse is a popular reading collection on the first floor of the Library, just past Brewed Awakening coffee shop. Here you'll discover the latest books recommended by MSU students, faculty, and staff and can read current magazines and local newspapers. What to see something added to the shelf? Click here to suggest a book for Bobcat Browse.
Throughout the semester you may notice the different displays in the glass case, just inside the door of the library. These ever changing displays are the work of the MSU Library Display Committee. Check them out in person or take a look by visiting this link.