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Some areas of the Main Library are now open 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday and 12pm to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. These areas include main-floor access to Circulation as well as our study and computing space on 1 East with access to MSU printing. As of Feb. 1st, we opened 1 West. Our total capacity at this time is 120 people. We also now have touchless lockers, where you may pick up materials. Outside of safety, our top priority is to provide access to all of our collections. We continue to offer virtual services. We also are paging materials and will continue to mail materials to faculty, staff, and students living off-campus. We encourage you to use our convenient distance services. Please see our Online and Distance Learning resource page for more information.

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.