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Library Orientation: Welcome

Use this guide to learn more about Lightner Library and the services and resources that we offer.

Welcome to Lightner Library

Welcome to the Lightner Library!

We have a variety of resources and services available to students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. Please visit us for all of your research needs!

Lightner Library Video Tour

Watch the video below to get a full tour of Lightner Library and the services available.

Library Help

How to Get Help

If you have an urgent question, you can chat with us by using the Chat Box in the bottom right-hand corner of this page.

You can also call us. Try the Reference Desk phone first. If you get no answer, try calling us at the Circulation Desk.

Reference Desk: (315) 279-5473

Circulation Desk: (315) 279-5632

You can email all of the librarians by going to Ask a Librarian or by sending a message to


Our hours change throughout the course of the year, depending on when classes are in session on campus. Please check the Lightner Library Homepage to see our current hours.

Our Resources & Services

Our Resources

  • Books
    • ​Reference Collection
    • Circulating (General) Collection
    • Juvenile Collection
  • Periodicals
    • ​Newspapers
    • Magazines
    • Scholarly Journals
  • DVDs
    • ​DVD Collection (Instructional)
    • Entertainment Collection
  • ​Ebooks
  • Databases
    • ​Reports & Reference
    • Digital Periodicals

Our Services

  • Reference Desk
    • The Reference Desk is staffed by librarians during the semester at the following hours:
      • Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
    • We help you find any information you need.
    • We help you with your citation and formatting.
  • Information Technology Help Desk
  • Quiet and Collaborative Study Spaces
  • Mac & PC Desktop Computers
  • Color & B/W Printers, Copiers, and Scanners
  • Water Fountains and Vending Machines.

Where is Lightner Library?

The Lightner Library is located on North Avenue behind Hegeman Hall.


Library Director

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Linda Park
(315) 279-5208


The Harvey A. Andruss Library at Bloomsburg University has also allowed me to adapt information from their LibGuide entitled General Library Research Tutorial for use in this LibGuide.