Library News

3D printing now available at Main Library

NDSU Libraries now offer 3D printing as a drop-off service at the Main Library for NDSU students, staff, and faculty. 3D printing is an additive manufacturing process in which a three-dimensional object is built by laying down successive layers of thin material. All of this has been made possible by an Impact Fund grant from the NDSU Development Foundation.

Visit our display case in the Library Coffee House to see some great examples of objects we’ve printed.

Learn more about 3D printing at the NDSU Libraries.

Spring 2014 coloring contest winners

We had 28 entries in our coloring contest this semester. We had many very creative submissions, and it was difficult to choose between them. The five pages in the slideshow below were the winners this time around.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest. The coloring sheets and crayons will be in the lobby of the Main Library through the end of finals, and you're welcome to keep coloring.

Therapy dogs return to Main Library

Therapy dogs are coming back to the Main Library. Students can take a break from studying for finals to hang out with some canine pals. We expect about 8 dogs this time, including some of your favorites from last semester. The dogs and their handlers will be at the Main Library on Thursday, May 8, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm.

We would like to thank Amber Bach-Gorman of the NDSU Counseling Center and Mary Ellen Steinhoff of the F-M Dog Obedience School for coordinating this event. We hope you can join us.

Opera at the Library

Scenes from "Gianni Schicchi" and "Trial by Jury"
Wednesday, April 30 at 4 pm in the Main Library Weber Reading Room

Mistaken identity! Romance! Death! Jilted brides! All of the elements necessary to create a wonderful afternoon of comic opera presented by NDSU Opera. One performance only, April 30 at 4 pm.

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