Facility
Forest Grove Campus Library

Study Center | Art | Book Drops | Classroom | Computers | Conference Room

Elevator | Emergency Exits | Floor Plans | Bicycle Racks | Furniture | Group Study Rooms
Internet Access | Lockers | Music Library | Photocopiers | Printers | Security Gate
Telephone | Typewriter

24-Hour Study Center

The 24-Hour Study Center is accessible only from the West entrance with a BoxerID card.  When the Library closes, the Library Classroom is accessible from the 24-Hour Study Center, but prior to closing, the Library Classroom is only accessible through the main building. 

The 24-Hour Study Center contains 2 Mac computers, a copier, an emergency telephone, and restrooms. The Classroom is accessible via 24-Hour Study Center when the library is closed.

Art

The Library features several of Kathrin Cawein's black and white etchings and illuminated manuscripts.  The Library also features three of Jeffrey Chang's (class of 1973) large raku pots.  The glass installation on the second floor was created by Walter Gordinier (class of 1973).  The Library features several of Jack McLarty's paintings throughout, and Barara and Jack McLarty have donated a Mexican Folk Art Collection available in the Library's mezzanine. Browse our collection online here.

Book Drops

There are two book drops for patrons to use. One is located at the Circulation Desk. 

The other is near the east entrance to the Library.

Classroom

Library patrons are welcome to use the Library Instructional Classroom located on the first floor of the Library if it is not scheduled or already in use.  The Library Instructional Classroom contains 23 computers and is used for Library instruction.  To schedule the room, e-mail Lynda Irons at larremol@pacificu.edu.

Computers

The first floor Information Commons area has 24 computers available for patron use.  These computers have the latest versions of the main Internet browsers, as well as Microsoft Office.  The computers use only CDs and flash drives, and the Library has the ability to help you store your documents on these media.  There are two black-and-white and two color printers available in the Information Commons.

In addition to these computers, there are various computer stations situated around the Library from which patrons can browse WorldCat Local on the Library's website.

Conference Room

The Conference Room on the second floor is used for the Board of Trustees and other meetings.  The room can be scheduled through the University's scheduling coordinator and facilities management at schedule@pacificu.edu

Elevator

The Library has an elevator available for patrons who need assistance reaching the second floor and the Mezzanine.

Emergency Exits

Should an emergency arise, please follow the instructions of the Library staff. Emergency exits are located on the northeast side of the Library in addition to the public and staff doors.

Floor Plans

The following files are in Adobe PDF format and are suitable for printing.

First Floor |.pdf

Second Floor |.pdf

Bicycle Racks

For your convenience, a bicycle rack is located outside the library's east entrance. There are more bicycle racks near Scott Hall.

 

Pacific University's bicycle policy

 

Furniture

Benjamin Shook created the lounge chairs and coffee tables that are featured in the Library from wood that was harvested from the Pacific University campus. 

Group Study Rooms

Students who wish to study as a group are welcome to use the Group Study rooms on the second floor of the Library if they are not already in use.  Rooms cannot be scheduled and are on a first-come-first-served basis, but we ask that you yield the rooms to groups who need the equipment.

Room Equipment:

Rooms 208 & 209 - These rooms each contain Collaborative Learning Stations which consist of a plasma projector screen, and 6 outlets and data ports.

Rooms 210 & 211 - These rooms each contain one listening center that consists of a CD player, a casette player, and an AM/FM radio, as well as a television with built in DVD/VCR players.

Rooms 223 & 224 - These rooms each contain one listening center that consists of a CD player, a casette player, and an AM/FM radio.

Internet Access

The Library has both hard-wired Internet access built into study carrels and tables, as well as wireless Internet access available to the Pacific University community.  Please visit the TIC (Technology Information Center) in Marsh Hall to establish your wireless connection.

Lockers

There are 24 lockers available to patrons for day-use only, and they will be emptied nightly.  Please ask at the Circulation Desk to check out a locker key.

Music Library

There are four listening stations located in the Music Library.  These consist of a record player, a CD player, a cassette player, and an AM/FM radio.  There are additional listening stations in Group Study Rooms 210, 211, 223, and 224.

Photocopiers

The copiers are able to copy, scan (to email or USB), and release printing jobs. There are two located in the Learning Commons on the first floor and another one is located in the Library Copy Center to the left of the elevator on the first floor.

The 24-Hour Study Center also contains a copier.

Patrons who do not have a PUNetID pay $.05 per page for B&W copies and $.25 per page for color copies. Ask for assistance at the Circulation Desk.

Printers

There are two black-and-white printers and a color printer available in the Learning Commons on the first floor. 

Monitor your present printing expenses at myAccount.

Current page rates are:

black-and white pages $0.05
color pages $0.25

Security Gate

To ensure that Library material leaving the building has been properly checked out, an electronic security system is in use. An alarm will sound when material that has not been properly checked out is taken through it. When the alarm sounds, all books and packages will be examined to make sure that all Library material has been checked out properly. If a non-circulating item is found, a written incident report may be filed with Campus Public Safety and with the Dean of Students.

 

Telephone

Emergency phones (which dial CPS automatically) are located in the 24-Hour Study Center as well as the Mezzanine.

Typewriter

A typewriter is available for patron use. It is located in the first floor Copy Center.