Spring into Books! Scholastic Book Sale!

Buy One Get One Free with donation of a book

April 7-11, 2nd Floor Union
Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The upcoming Scholastic Book Sale will be just in time for Easter, spring holidays, First Communion gifts and summer reading! The sale format will be the same as last year: Buy One Get One Free – with the donation of a book! Continue reading

Gumberg Library: Spring 2014 Hours

Spring 2014 Regular Hours

Monday – Thursday 7 a.m. – 1 a.m.
Friday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Exceptions to Spring 2014 Regular Hours

Friday Feb. 28 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2 10 a.m. – 6 p,m.
Monday, March 3 – Friday, March 7 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 8 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 9 1 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Wednesday, April 16 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday, April 17 – Sunday, April 20 Closed

 

 

24 Hour Study for Finals @ Gumberg Library

Gumberg Library will be open continuously from 7 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9 through 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18. Free snacks at midnight! Quiet study is on the first, second, and third floors. Group study areas are the fourth and fifth floors. Always bring your ID—we card for your safety. Card swipe entry required from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. weekdays, and all weekends.

SGA Study Break at Gumberg Library

You will want to get in line early on Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Gumberg Library for food and beverages. Take a break from studying! Thanks to the Student Government Association for sponsoring this event.

Remember, snacks at midnight during finals at Gumberg and your DU ID is the key – make sure you have yours for swipe-in hours.

Scholastic Book Sale


Browse or shop! The Scholastic Book Sale will be held Dec. 6-13 in the Student Union Atrium. Sale opens daily at 10 a.m. and benefits the Maureen Sullivan Curriculum Center on the fifth floor of the Gumberg Library. In addition to books there are gifts and posters. For more details contact Danielle Henzler at 412.396.1858.

Gumberg Library Hours for Finals and Christmas Break

Fall 2013 Gumberg Library Finals Hours

Monday, Dec. 9 – Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013

OPEN AT 7 A.M. ON DEC. 9 AND STAY OPEN 24 HOURS/DAY THROUGH TUESDAY, DEC. 17. CLOSE AT 9 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18.

24 HOURS
Thursday, December 19, 2013 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, December 20, 2013 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, December 21-22, 2013 CLOSED

 

Christmas Break

Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 – Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 CLOSED
Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 CLOSED (Staff In-Service)
Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 – Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 CLOSED
Jan. 6, 2014 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jan. 7, 2014 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 Resume Regular Hours 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Gumberg Library 4th Floor Makeover Continues

New 4th floor lounge has:

  • Computers along the walls that allow for the addition of soft seating, ottomans, and small tables
  • New chairs that are on wheels to make it easy for students to move them when they want to work alone or in groups
  • New carpet in Duquesne red and blue
  • Windows covered in solar film to reduce glare and heat loss
  • New wraparound counter designed to hold four new “xpress” computers designated for quick lookups and quick printing

Gumberg Library Features Ghost Stories and Legends

Is Duquesne haunted? Come find out! Spend a spooky evening with University Archivist Thomas White, author of several books on Pennsylvania folklore, on Wednesday, October 30, 8-9:30 p.m. at the Silverman Center on the 1st floor of Gumberg Library.

Listen to ghost stories and legends of the university and surrounding neighborhoods. Tasty treats too!

Gumberg Library

Fall 2013 Regular Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Anyone entering Gumberg Library must swipe their ID card and show their photo ID during the following hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to closing
  • Saturday: All day
  • Sunday: All day

Gumberg Library Spring 2013 Final Exam Hours

  • Monday, April 22 — Library opens at 7 a.m. to begin 24 hour study
  • Tuesday, April 23 – Monday April 29 — Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday, April 30 — 24 hour study ends when library closes at 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 1 – Friday, May 3 — 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 4 — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 5 — CLOSED
  • Monday, May 6 — Begin Summer 2013 hours

Gumberg Library Spring Hours

  • Friday, March 1 — 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 2 — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 3 — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Monday – Friday, March 4-8 — 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 9 — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 10 — 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Wednesday, March 27 — 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Thursday – Sunday, March 28-31 — CLOSED
  • Monday, April 1 — 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Remember, you will need your Duquesne University I.D. to enter the Gumberg Library and check out resources.

Gumberg Library News & Notes

24 Hour Study for Finals @ Gumberg Library

  • Gumberg Library will be open continuously from 7 a.m. Monday, December 10 through 9 p.m. Tuesday, December 18.
  • Free snacks at midnight! You’ll find quiet study on the first, second, and third floors.
  • Group study areas are on the fourth and fifth floors.
  • Always bring your ID—we card for your safety. Card swipe entry required between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m. weekdays, and on weekends.
  • Gumberg Library will be open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on December 19-20; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 21; and closed Dec. 22-23.
  • Note: Exams begin Wednesday, December 12, and the last final is given at 6 pm on Tuesday, December 18. Official graduation date is Thursday, December 20.

Study Tables an Endangered Species?

I hear Gumberg Library is a great place to study for finals unless you can’t find a place to sit!
You can help preserve study tables and their habitat! Don’t let this happen to your study space!

Gumberg Library News & Notes

Gumberg Library Renovations

Check out the Fourth Floor Renovations
View photos of our recent renovations on Facebook, click here.

Too Noisy in the Living Learning Center?
All areas of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors of the library have been designated for quiet study. Additionally, keys to individual study carrels on the 2nd, 3rd, and 5th floors are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. Continue reading

Gumberg Library Hours for Finals

Finals Table Etiquette @ Gumberg Library
Remember Finals Table Etiquette @ Gumberg Library
  • Monday, April 23 – Opens at 7 a.m. – Begin finals hours
  • Tuesday, April 24 to Monday, April 30 – Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday, May 1 – Close at 9 p.m. – End finals hours
  • Wednesday, May 2 – Friday, May 4, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 6  – CLOSED

Swipe card access will be from 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. on Monday, April 23, and 5 p.m. – 8 a.m. Monday – Friday and all day and night on the weekend.