Northern State University Library

M-Th.: 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Fri.: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun.: 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. northern.edu/library If you like us in person, why not LIKE us on Facebook?

For research assistance online or on-site, Williams Library is a great place to start.

Operating as usual

05/10/2024

Banned book of the week: "Fight Club" by Chuck Palahniuk (1996)
Challenged for violence and explicit language.
Check it out at NSU's Library!

04/24/2024

Just ask us for help! We'll show you the ropes.

04/17/2024

Come check out books! Or just hang out. Either way. 😊

04/16/2024

Tonight at 7, join us in the Round Room for a special lecture by Dr. Grettler.

Join us Tuesday, April 16th at 7 p.m. in the library round room for a presentation on James "Akicitana" King. A part of the Arthur Buntin Lecture Series, presented by Dr. Grettler.

Discover a piece of Dakota history. All are welcome.



Photo from: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/61987638/james-king

04/15/2024

Finals week hours begin 4/28.

4/28 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.
4/29-5/2 7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
5/3 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

04/15/2024

Next week is already pre-final hours!

4/21 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.
4/22-25 7:30 a.m. -11 p.m.
4/26 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
4/27 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

04/11/2024

Join us Tuesday, April 16th at 7 p.m. in the library round room for a presentation on James "Akicitana" King. A part of the Arthur Buntin Lecture Series, presented by Dr. Grettler.

Discover a piece of Dakota history. All are welcome.



Photo from: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/61987638/james-king

04/10/2024

Visit the library online anytime at northern.edu/library.

04/05/2024

Join us this April for two special events! An Evening with George Prisbe, painter of the popular Dunnland series AND The Remarkable Life and Times of James 'Akicita' King: An Art Buntin Lecture Series presentation featuring Dr. Grettler.

Both are sure to be interesting. All are welcome for both events. Mark your calendars today!

04/05/2024

Thanks to all of our generous donors, our goal was met and the $2,000 gift from James Cramer was unlocked!

Have a wonderful weekend and we'll see you all next GiveNDay! 🐺

03/27/2024

Try something new, use both.

03/22/2024

Easter Break Hours

03/20/2024

Make a big brain move. Come to the library.

03/18/2024

“He knew everything there was to know about literature, except how to enjoy it”

Banned Book of the Week: “Catch-22” (1961) by Joseph Heller

Challenged for portraying misogyny and racial slurs.

Check it out at NSU’s Library.

03/13/2024

Come study now. Avoid regrets later.

03/11/2024

“She was a mind floating in an ocean of confusion.”

Banned Book of the Week: “The Face on the Milk Carton” (1990) by Caroline B. Cooney

Challenged for references to cults and challenging authority.

Check it out at NSU’s Library.

03/11/2024

Spring Break Hours for this week.

03/06/2024

It's not too late to ask for help.

03/06/2024

Need a library while is closed this week? Come visit NSU's Library.

We are open 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. M-Th., 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday. Closed this weekend.

For more information visit northern.edu/library or stop by!

03/04/2024

“The more I wonder, the more I love.”

Banned Book of the Week: “The Color Purple” (1982) by Alice Walker

Challenged for depicting abuse and domestic violence.

Check it out at NSU’s Library.

02/28/2024

Time to bulk up those papers at the library.

02/19/2024

“People don't get better, they just get smarter. When you get smarter you don't stop pulling the wings off flies, you just think of better reasons for doing it.”

Banned Book of the Week: “Carrie” (1974) by Stephen King

Challenged for portraying underage s*x and negative views of religion.

Check it out at NSU’s Library.

02/16/2024

Presidents' Day Hours

02/12/2024

“I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them”

Banned Book of the Week: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” (2003) by Mark Haddon

Challenged for profanity and religious references.

Check it out at NSU’s Library.

02/05/2024

“Just close your eyes and keep your mind wide open.”

Banned Book of the Week: “Bridge to Terabithia” (1977) by Katherine Paterson

Challenged for profanity and references to witchcraft.

Check it out at NSU’s Library.

01/29/2024

“Anger is better. There is a sense of being in anger. A reality and presence.”

Banned Book of the Week: “The Bluest Eye” (1970) by Toni Morrison

Challenged for s*xual content, graphic descriptions, and “disturbing language”.

Check it out at NSU’s Library.

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