The John B. Hawley Jr. Library offers spaces for personal study and reflection, as well as spaces to work and learn collaboratively. Students have access to more than 9,000 books and 20+ periodicals for research as well as reading for pleasure. The basement holds the magazine room that has Time Magazine since 1931.
Other library resources include a color printer and color copier with scanner, multiple online databases (ABC-CLIO and EBSCOhost), popular fiction and YA books, as well as more than 1,000 movies. The library has two classrooms, one of which has a green screen wall with lights for filming. There is also a 3D printer from Lulzbot called the TAZ 6.0 which prints in two colors. Currently, it is used by the students in metalsmithing, robotics and engineering.
The library has a collection of works by and about alumni and faculty, and also hosts the Broadmoor Gardening Club’s library. Students utilize the library as a second classroom when research is done during class time. During evening study hall the library is filled with boarding students who come to find a comfortable, inviting place to study.
The Hawley Library aspires to:
- Promote intellectual interaction and engagement
- Provide resources and opportunities for learners to meet research needs
- Motivate students to solve problems and think critically
- Encourage creativity and innovation
- Develop information literacy and technology skills
- Model a passion for reading and learning
Monday-Friday: 8:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 1-5:30 p.m.
Sunday-Thursday nights: 6-10 p.m.