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Harvey A. Andruss Library at Bloomsburg

The Harvey A. Andruss Library (named for the longest-serving Bloomsburg University president, 1939-1969) opened on May 26, 1998, and provides access to 450,000 volumes of print books and government documents; more than 650,000 electronic books; 2 million microforms; 50,000 journals, magazines, and newspapers in both print and electronic format; and nearly 125 online databases.

The 100,000-square foot, technologically-designed building provides more than 900 study spaces and more than 200 computers on its four floors.  Wireless internet access is available in all areas of the building.

The library and its facilities are open to the general public.

Among the library's many features are:

  • A classroom with 38 computers for information literacy sessions and student work
  • Nearly 30 group study rooms for 4-12 students
  • Printing rooms on each floor
  • Personal computers and laptop loaners to access the online catalog, electronic databases, and the internet
  • Meeting room with facilities for audio-visual programs and presentations
  • Exhibit space for the University Archives and Special Collections
  • Faculty/graduate study reading room
  • Equipment for viewing the microforms in the library's collection
  • Three Tiffany and four Spence stained glass windows originally from Waller Hall (demolished 1975)
  • A porch reminiscent of Waller Hall's Long Porch
  • The jewel sitting at the head of the beautiful Academic Quad

Library Contact Information

Harvey A. Andruss Library 
400 East Second Street 
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301


Circulation Desk: 570-389-4205

Fax: 570-389-2088

Library Hours Information Line (Recorded Message): 570-389-2799

Research Assistance Phone: 570-389-4204 | text 570-266-7928

Harvey A. Andruss Library Hours