Main Floor

The main floor of the library is the center of activity in the building. Many of the services provided by the Cutlip Center are located on this floor and there is always a member of staff on duty to provide you with assistance.

Hours of Operation, Fall & Spring Semesters
Sunday, 2pm - midnight
Monday - Thursday, 8am - midnight
Friday, 8am - 4pm
Saturday, 10am - 4pm

Circuation Desk
The Circulation Desk is on the left as soon as you walk into the building. Reasons to visit: 9895CIMG2350.JPG

  • get help with your library related questions
  • check out books and movies
  • view reserve materials for your courses
  • pick up an interlibrary loan
  • return library materials

Reference Collection

Starting a research project? Then, you will probably want to use some of the books in the Reference Collection. Resources are available for all of the subjects taught at Bethany College and include:8485CIMG2182.JPG

  • encyclopedias
  • dictionaries
  • almanacs
  • statistical resources

Hess Periodical Classroom 
The library classroom is located across from the front entrance of the library and is where you will find current editions of many newspapers, magazines, and journals. Don't worry if you don't see a title that you want, thousands of other periodicals are available through the library's online databases.

There are several public access computers available in the library. Each computer is connected to the Internet and also includes Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. If you would rather use your own laptop feel free to bring it in; the library is one of the wireless zones on campus. 3031CIMG2347.JPG

When you go online for research, be sure to visit the library website for access to quality research materials. If you aren't sure where to start, stop by the Circulation Desk and ask for assistance.

Not Just for Books!

  • watch a movie in the living room
  • relax or play a game in the student lounge
  • get help online; click Ask-A-Question on our website
  • enjoy lunch on the patio

Proceed to the upper floor