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Welcome to the Music Library!

Need help with your research? ... We have all the resources you need right here in the Music Library!

Founders Memorial Library has created a LibGuide to help communicate important information from the University Libraries, and help with our digital resources during COVID-19.  Please check back frequently: https://libguides.niu.edu/continuity 

 

 

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Music Librarian

Sarah Holmes's picture
Sarah Holmes
Contact:
Music Building 175
753-9839
Subjects:Music

Loan Periods, Due Dates, Renewals

NIU Faculty - 16 weeks loan period for most items

NIU Staff/Retiree - 16 week loan period for most items

Honors Undergraduate/Graduate Students - 16 week loan period for most items

Undergraduates - 4 week loan period for most items

Standard Courtesy Card (adult, yellow card) - 4 week loan period for most items

 

Fall 2020 Music Library Hours

Our current Fall Semester Hours hours are as follows:

Monday: 9am-1pm

Tuesday: 9am-1pm

Wednesday: 12pm-4pm

Thursday: 12pm-4pm

Friday: CLOSED

Saturday, Sunday: CLOSED

 

Please note: Items can continue to be picked up at Founders via the online catalog or at the Music Library during the above open hours.

 

Please contact musiclibrary@niu.edu with research requests, item requests, or any library-related concerns.

Click here to see the NIU Libraries' calendar

What do we have in the Music Library?

  • 25,000+ music scores
  • 21,000+ books on music and
  • 10,000 recordings
  • Listening equipment
  • Headphones
  • Charging stations
  • Printer/Scanner/Copier
  • 3 public work computers
  • 10 public workstations equipped with music notation software
  • 8 private study rooms
  • 1 private group study space (ask about our 2nd floor classroom!)
  • "Chill Zone"