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American Primers & Readers


“The evolution of the modern reading textbook is in part
the history of American education and in part the history
of American culture.”
—Richard L. Venezky

American Primers & Readers: Featuring the Words and Collection of Richard L. Venezky opens Monday, September 15, in the Peterson Gallery and Munger Rotunda on the second floor of the Bing Wing of Green Library, Stanford University. The exhibition is free and open to the public.


Libraries in Second Life

Learn about the Libraries in Second Life during the Library Open House, on October 2, from 2pm - 6pm. The "Stanford Libraries in Second Life" demo will be at 2:30pm.

The Stanford Libraries' Second Life island includes a virtual library. Second Life (SL) is a virtual world run by Linden Lab, based in San Francisco. Populated by avatars, SL is more than simply a game or a virtual representation of real life (RL). There are currently over 8.3 million avatars in SL, of which approximately 1.8 million are active users.

For more information see: SULAIR Creates Library in Second Life.


Tour of Green Library

Come to the Library Open House on October 2, from 2:00pm - 6:00pm and join University Librarian, Michael Keller, for a special tour of Green Library at 3:00pm.

If you missed the Green Library tours we gave during New Student Orientation week, this is your chance to learn about our great resources and find out where all the best study spaces are.


Come early ... stay late


Last year, ASSU representatives successfully lobbied for funding for longer hours at Green Library. Starting today (September 22, 2008), Green Library is open:

  • Sundays: Noon - 2am
  • Mondays - Thursdays: 8am - 2am
  • Fridays: 8am - 10pm
  • Saturdays: 9am - 9pm

For IC Hours and a map of Library locations see Libraries/Hours.

For a list of hours for all campus libraries, and library services, see Library Hours.


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