Library & Learning Commons

Our Mission

The Francis A. Drexel Library and Post Learning Commons is your center for research, collaboration and scholarship. The mission of the Francis A. Drexel Library is to promote lifelong learning, academic integrity and the best possible student and faculty scholarship.

The Library is...

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Your Space to Grow

This is your space to collaborate and belong. Your space to research, write and study that is open when you need it and always open online. When you're not studying, check out popular books, movies, journals, workshops, exhibits, fun events and more.

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Full of Familiar Faces

The library is staffed by people who care about you and your success. Make appointments with a librarian who can help you research topics, find resources and learn new concepts specific to your major.

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Here to Support Your Success

The library offers research, tutoring and writing help, credible sources, citation workshops and digital tools.

Meeting & Event Spaces in the Library

  • Post Learning Commons Atrium (three corner areas)

    Post Learning Commons Lounges capacity: 8 to 40

    Post Learning Commons Terrace

  • Wachterhauser Seminar Room (PLC240) capacity: 25 to 40

    Conference Room (DL119) capacity: 12

    Curriculum Materials Center (DL213) capacity: 30 - available to students in exceptional circumstances

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Library Hours

Monday

8 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Tuesday

8 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Wednesday

8 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Thursday

8 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Friday

8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday

10 a.m. – 12 a.m.