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Penn State Library Open House Information

As a Penn State World Campus student, you have the ability to access your library materials online or you may travel to any Penn State campus to access the library in person. If you’re interested in checking out a Penn State library near you, consider attending one of the Open House events that are occurring during the fall semester.

Before you attend a Library Open House in your area, you’ll want to make sure that you have your Penn State student ID card with you so you are prepared to check out materials from the library. You’ll also want to check parking information and visitor maps for the campus that you plan to visit.

Fall 2016 Library Open House Events

Penn State Hazleton Library Open House
Wednesday, September 7
Noon–4:00 p.m.

Penn State University Park Pattee and Paterno Libraries Open House
Wednesday, September 7, and Thursday, September 8
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (both dates)

Penn State Abington Library Open House
Wednesday, September 7, and Thursday, September 8
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. (both dates)

Penn State Mont Alto Library Open House
Wednesday, September 14
2:00–6:00 p.m.

Penn State Greater Allegheny J. Clarence Kelly Library Open House
Tuesday, September 20
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Penn State Worthington Scranton Library Open House
Monday, September 26
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Penn State Shenango Lartz Memorial Library Open House
Wednesday, September 28
8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Penn State Beaver Library Open House
Wednesday, October 26
Noon–1:30 p.m.

If you can’t attend an Open House, but still want to check out the Penn State library in your area, review this helpful listing of libraries near you.

As a Penn State World Campus student, you can print resources for your online courses at a computer in any Penn State library. A sign in each of the libraries will indicate the number of prints per semester that you can utilize. Additionally, you can check out and return course materials to any of the Penn State libraries.

You can always access our online library services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from anywhere in the world. Specific questions about library resources for Penn State World Campus students can be directed to Victoria Raish at or 814-865-0148.