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On March 16, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an Executive Order temporarily closing many public spaces. All academic libraries are included in this order. The Main Library is closed, but we still offer virtual services and many resources do remain available. Please see our Online and Distance Learning resource page for specific Library resources. Reference services are still available via chat and phone. We do have temporary policies for returning/renewing material.

Irene B. Arens Endowment

Irene B. Arens, a native of Chicago and former president of the Friends of the MSU Libraries, is both a trained librarian and recognized artist. By the establishment of this endowment, Irene wishes to encourage student artists and enhance the ambiance of the MSU Libraries by the display of award winning works by the endowment's support of the MSU Libraries Student Art Competition, henceforth to be named the Irene B. Arens Student Art Competition.