Fitchburg State Library

Fitchburg State Library Fitchburg State University's campus library, providing research and instructional support to the Fitchburg State community

Congratulations to all of you who are graduating!.  Remember that the library is a resource for alumni too!
05/16/2019

Congratulations to all of you who are graduating!. Remember that the library is a resource for alumni too!

Congratulations on completing finals. You rock!
05/16/2019

Congratulations on completing finals. You rock!

Timeline Photos
05/15/2019

Timeline Photos

We know you are working hard on your finals. Take a *short* study break and decompress with some of our interactive acti...
05/13/2019

We know you are working hard on your finals. Take a *short* study break and decompress with some of our interactive activities. Paint a rock, take a picture with a book, work on a puzzle, tie a knot, or make a paper airplane.

Congratulations to Libby Graves, the winner of our study room raffle.  Thanks to all who entered our raffle.  We hope yo...
05/10/2019

Congratulations to Libby Graves, the winner of our study room raffle. Thanks to all who entered our raffle. We hope you have a productive and successful finals week.

Our library student workers made goody bags, full of snacks and other supplies, to help students study for finals in the...
05/08/2019

Our library student workers made goody bags, full of snacks and other supplies, to help students study for finals in the library. They are handing them out now!

The library staff is so proud of our graduating student employees - Adam Stone, Ciana Chambers, Brooke Vitagliano, Jason...
05/07/2019

The library staff is so proud of our graduating student employees - Adam Stone, Ciana Chambers, Brooke Vitagliano, Jason Henrikson, Amanda LeBlanc, Alyssa Bourdeau, and Kristie Morrison. They will go on to do great things. Stop by the Library to see the graduation display that contains the books they selected for the Library. Fitchburg State University

Mr. Wuffles and his friends will be at the Library on Tuesday, May 7 from 4-5PM.  Stop by and get some love from these s...
05/06/2019

Mr. Wuffles and his friends will be at the Library on Tuesday, May 7 from 4-5PM. Stop by and get some love from these sweeties.

As finals approach don't forget to take some time to make sure your mind and body are in top shape.  Check out material ...
05/03/2019

As finals approach don't forget to take some time to make sure your mind and body are in top shape. Check out material from the library display (located on the first floor just inside the entrance) about meditation, yoga, and overall stress reduction!

Need a late night study spot? The Library is extending it hours through finals.  We will be open until 10PM on Saturday ...
05/03/2019

Need a late night study spot? The Library is extending it hours through finals. We will be open until 10PM on Saturday and 1AM Sunday through Thursday.

Follow us and like this post by May 10th for your chance to win a study room packed with everything you need to ace thos...
04/29/2019

Follow us and like this post by May 10th for your chance to win a study room packed with everything you need to ace those finals!

With the end of the semester quickly approaching, the Library is extending its chat service hours until 9:30 Sunday thro...
04/29/2019

With the end of the semester quickly approaching, the Library is extending its chat service hours until 9:30 Sunday through Thursday until May 9.

Come down to Hammond Hall to check out the amazing research our FSU students have done at this year’s annual Undergrad...
04/18/2019

Come down to Hammond Hall to check out the amazing research our FSU students have done at this year’s annual Undergraduate Research Conference! Happening now.

Timeline Photos
04/12/2019

Timeline Photos

The 2nd annual Edible Book Festival has come to a close.  Congratulations to our winners and thank you to everyone who s...
04/11/2019

The 2nd annual Edible Book Festival has come to a close. Congratulations to our winners and thank you to everyone who submitted an edible creation and voted. All of the entries were wildly creative (and delicious!).

The list of top challenged books of 2018 were released yesterday by the American Library Association.
04/10/2019
Why are there 11 most challenged books this year? - Intellectual Freedom Blog

The list of top challenged books of 2018 were released yesterday by the American Library Association.

The State of America’s Libraries 2019 report includes a snapshot of censorship in libraries, schools and universities; who initiates challenges, where are they taking place, and what are the reasons?

It's National Library Week.  Stop by and check out the Love Your Library display and let us know what you love about the...
04/09/2019

It's National Library Week. Stop by and check out the Love Your Library display and let us know what you love about the Library.

Check out our latest book display celebrating international and foreign language titles.  The display was designed by li...
04/03/2019

Check out our latest book display celebrating international and foreign language titles. The display was designed by library student employee Miguel Eduardo Cintrón Aguiar. Special thanks to Mónica Liao Quéliz who helped conceptualize and design the sign.

We just doubled our book collection with the new Ebsco Ebook purchase! You can access over 170,000 ebooks from your lapt...
04/03/2019

We just doubled our book collection with the new Ebsco Ebook purchase! You can access over 170,000 ebooks from your laptop or mobile device. Go to the Library's homepage, library.fitchburgstate.edu, enter your search terms in the box at the center of the page. On the result page, limit to e-books/books and available online. Stop by the Research Help Desk if you have questions.

The Community Read keynote event is tonight at 6:30PM in the Falcon Hub at Fitchburg State University.  Join us for a gr...
04/01/2019

The Community Read keynote event is tonight at 6:30PM in the Falcon Hub at Fitchburg State University. Join us for a great evening and we will reveal what next year's Community Read is!

Check out the Library Workshops this week.  Wed. at  12:30 and Fri. at 11am - Learn the ins and outs of Google Suite.  T...
03/19/2019

Check out the Library Workshops this week.
Wed. at 12:30 and Fri. at 11am - Learn the ins and outs of Google Suite.
Thurs at 3:30 - In preparation for the Undergraduate Research Conference, this workshop will provide strategies on creating visual representations of data.

March Madness is upon us.  We're doing our own March Madness with a twist -  we’re using books. Visit http://ow.ly/FR9...
03/18/2019

March Madness is upon us. We're doing our own March Madness with a twist - we’re using books. Visit http://ow.ly/FR9430o5sR6 to complete a bracket by Wed. Mar. 20. Email the bracket to [email protected] or drop it off at the Library Circulation Desk.

Happy St. Patrick's Day.  Welcome back from Spring Break. Looking forward to seeing you in the Library.
03/17/2019

Happy St. Patrick's Day. Welcome back from Spring Break. Looking forward to seeing you in the Library.

It's Women's History Month. Many of the First Ladies of the United States played an important role helping shape our cou...
03/07/2019

It's Women's History Month. Many of the First Ladies of the United States played an important role helping shape our country. Visit the First Ladies photograph exhibit on the 1st and 2nd floor of the Library to learn more about these impressive women.

Getting ready for the Undergraduate Research Conference?  Come to the workshop on Wednesday at 2PM in the Library classr...
03/05/2019

Getting ready for the Undergraduate Research Conference? Come to the workshop on Wednesday at 2PM in the Library classroom. Get help transforming data into visually appealing charts and graphs for use in posters or in slideshows The session will be led by Jacalyn Kremer, Dean of the Library and Tyler Sullivan, Administrative Assistant and FSU graduate student.

03/04/2019

Due to the inclement weather, the Library will be open from noon until 6:00PM.

Looks like another great Community Read program on Saturday at the Fitchburg Art Museum. #FitchburgReads
02/28/2019

Looks like another great Community Read program on Saturday at the Fitchburg Art Museum. #FitchburgReads

Stop by the Fitchburg Art Museum on Saturday, March 2 between 1-3PM to visit with Fitchburg High School students who have their work on display for the exhibit, "Everything We Never Told You" The exhibit will be on display through March.

Great performance by Ginger Grace in her one-woman play, The First Ladies Coalition, yesterday in the library. @ Fitchbu...
02/28/2019

Great performance by Ginger Grace in her one-woman play, The First Ladies Coalition, yesterday in the library. @ Fitchburg State Library

Check out the new gadgets that you can borrow from the library for 2 hours. Phone chargers and a happy light!  Stop by t...
02/28/2019

Check out the new gadgets that you can borrow from the library for 2 hours. Phone chargers and a happy light! Stop by the Circulation Desk for more details.

It's the start of paper writing season!  Come to our Techshop on Wednesday at 3:30pm or Friday at 11:00am to get informa...
02/26/2019

It's the start of paper writing season! Come to our Techshop on Wednesday at 3:30pm or Friday at 11:00am to get information on how to set up your research paper in APA or MLA format. Meet us in the Library Classroom.

Fitchburg State Community Read
02/25/2019

Fitchburg State Community Read

It's not too late to read the Community Read book, "Everything I Never Told You" We will post catchy quotes to prompt conversation about the book. Check in regularly to discuss book themes and learn about upcoming Community Read events. #FitchburgReads #ReadExperienceInteract

Stop by the Library on Wednesday at 3:30PM to see Ginger Grace perform her one-woman play, First Ladies Coalition. While...
02/25/2019

Stop by the Library on Wednesday at 3:30PM to see Ginger Grace perform her one-woman play, First Ladies Coalition. While here check out our First Ladies exhibit on the 1st and 2nd floor of the library.

02/12/2019

The Library will be open from 7:30am-6:00pm today.

Fitchburg State University English Studies Department
02/05/2019

Fitchburg State University English Studies Department

A little free library spotted in the wild!

01/30/2019

Due to the inclement weather, the Library will open at 9:00am today.

Hope you can make it to the screening and discussion of Sorry to Bother You today at 4pm in Hammond G01
01/24/2019

Hope you can make it to the screening and discussion of Sorry to Bother You today at 4pm in Hammond G01

12/28/2018

Due to the inclement weather, the Library will be open from 10:00am - 5:00pm today

Timeline Photos
12/21/2018

Timeline Photos

TBT - Class of 1939 graduation
12/20/2018

TBT - Class of 1939 graduation

Take a short study break and come make a potholder, work on a puzzle or build with legos! @ Fitchburg State Library
12/18/2018

Take a short study break and come make a potholder, work on a puzzle or build with legos! @ Fitchburg State Library

Find your inner zen and join us for a 20 minute mindfulness session with Dr. Berg. It’s a great way to refocus your en...
12/13/2018

Find your inner zen and join us for a 20 minute mindfulness session with Dr. Berg. It’s a great way to refocus your energy so you can have a productive study/work session.

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1st Floor Hammond Hall 160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA
01420

During the Fall/Spring semester, local MART bus #4 provides campus shuttle service from the MART/MBTA station on Main Street in Fitchburg. For more information: www.fitchburgstate.edu/offices/campus-safety/parking-services/#shuttleanchor Daily MBTA trains to and from Boston stop on Main Street in Fitchburg. Cross Main Street to North Street (at the Dunkin' Donuts). The university is three blocks north. For more information on the MBTA commuter rail: www.mbta.com

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