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Main LibraryOpen at 10:00am
Business Library11:00am to 1:00am
Engineering Library1:00pm to 2:00am
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3D Printing at the Main Library

3D printed model of a hamburger

The MSU Libraries now offer 3D printing!

Our printer is a MakerBot Replicator (5th Generation). It uses an environmentally friendly bioplastic filament in your choice of 12 colors. The cost is 20¢ per gram of filament, with a $1 minimum, and we ask that you make an appointment to submit your print job.

Read the article and watch the video on the State News website!

3D hamburger image by Creative Tools / CC BY 2.0 / Modification: image was cropped.

Library Colloquia Series - Fall 2014

Lecture Series

The Library Colloquia Series is a collection of lectures based on various topics that are free and open to the public.

Fall Schedule:

  • Oct. 28 - Bias Busters: 100 Questions About Cultural Diversity - With Answers!
  • Oct. 31 - Cartoons, Comics, and Africa: a Forum with African Cartoonist Tebogo Motswetla
  • Nov. 5 - Beyond Peter Rabbit: The Private Life of Beatrix Potter

Empower Extraordinary


Exciting announcement! MSU has entered EMPOWER EXTRAORDINARY, the campaign for Michigan State University. Learn more about the campaign: go.msu.edu/empower #EmpowerMSU

Revealing the Entire World of the Stranger: Palestinian Israeli Writer Sayed Kashua

An exhibit about novelist, newspaper columnist, and screenwriter Sayed Kashua, featuring the novel Second Person Singular, contemporary photography, and maps.
Location of exhibit: Main Library 2nd floor West side; September 15 - October 31, 2014

Presented in conjunction with a lecture by Sayed Kashua: "On Being An Israeli-Palestinian"
September 29, 2014 at 4:00PM.
Location of Lecture: 208 IM West
Lecture sponsored by: The Arabic Flagship Program; Global Studies in the Arts & Humanities; Jewish Studies Program; Muslim Studies Program; MSU Libraries

Research Talk by professor Marc Bernstein, MSU Jewish Studies and Muslim Studies Programs: "Give Me Your Identity": Linguistic Code-Switching in "Arab Labor"
September 22, 2014 at 4:00PM.
Location of Research Talk: Wells Hall C742

Library Film Series

Library Film Series

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005, run time: 115 minutes)

Monday, October 27, 2014

Presented by Dr. James Jackson and Pengchao Hao, PhD Candidate, MSU Department of Chemistry

In celebration of National Chemistry Week

Cosponsored by the MSU Department of Chemistry and the MSU Local Section of the American Chemical Society

Director Tim Burton brings his unique vision to Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book into the screen interpretation.  The story is that Charlie Bucket, a young boy coming from a poor but loving family, wins a golden ticket and is given a tour along with four other children, to the astounding chocolate factory run by the eccentric Willy Wonka and his staff.  Please join us for a screening and conversation after the film.

Library Environmental Series - Fall 2014

Garden and stone plaque

Brownbag Lecture: Traditions Through the Trees - Trees on the MSU Campus

Thursday, November 6
12:10 pm
North Conference Room (W449)