Alcuin Block Party

Thank you SJU and CSB friends for your good will and patience during our construction. Join us to celebrate our new space with refreshments, tours, prizes, activities and more.

Research Help

We’ve got the answers to your questions. Stop by the librarian's offices (rooms 307-323) to get the scoop on what we do and how we can help you. Plus, try your hand at library mini-golf.

Information Technology Services

We welcome you to visit our IT Services area in Alcuin 371 to win prizes, learn about the services we offer, test your technology acumen, substitute reality for a virtual one, and participate in some fun games.

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

Access HMML through lower level Alcuin. At HMML you can see manuscript fragments from across Europe, Africa and the Middle East—some dating back more than a millennium. You can also see a variety of scrolls, palm-leaf books and other items from Saint John’s Special Collections.

The Writing Center

Visit the Writing Center in upper level Alcuin to learn more about our services.  Try your hand at writing a haiku or limerick, and enter our prize drawing to win a broadside by poet Charles Simic. Find us in Rooms 347-355 in upper level Alcuin.

Library Collections

Library collections are found throughout the building. New books, Browsing and Reference are on the upper level of Alcuin. Call numbers A-N and Music are on the lower level, and call numbers P-Z, Oversize, and bound journals are in the basement. DVDs and other media are in the Learning Commons.

World Languages Center

Hola! こんにちは Salut! Visit us in Alcuin 101 to learn more about how we support language learners at CSB/SJU.

Media Services

The road to fame and fortune starts in the Ceativity Center, lower level of the Learning Commons. Check out our studio, editing lab, equipment to borrow, and training space.

The Schu

Visit SJU’s new coffee shop, The Schu, in the upper Learning Commons.  Enjoy some free samples!