New North Entrance to Olin Library Opens November 1

North entrance map

A major milestone of the Olin Library Transformation project will come to fruition on Wednesday, November 1, when the new north entrance to Olin Library opens.

The north entrance is expected to open at approximately 9 a.m. on November 1. As soon as it opens, the existing south entrance will close for renovation until the spring 2018 semester, when both the north and south entrances will be open and operational.

Library users should expect to use the new north entrance (across from Louderman Hall) instead of the south entrance beginning at approximately 9 a.m. on November 1. They should also expect that construction partitions inside Olin Level 1 will shift accordingly, changing traffic patterns. Signage will help direct users to the places and resources they need, including the Help Desk, study areas, and The Writing Center.

The new north entrance, in concert with the renovated south entrance, will serve to increase accessibility to the building and to the Libraries’ many resources: expert staff, robust collections, computing and technology, and a variety of study and learning spaces.

For more information about the project and any questions about the upcoming opening of the north entrance, please contact Sarah Laaker, Manager of Library User Space Planning, or visit the project web page. You can also view the new project animation below to get a feel for the transformed Olin.

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