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Festival of Lessons and Carols

Visit the Maxwell Music Library to see the latest display which highlights recordings of the Furman Chamber Choir’s annual Festival of Lessons and Carols.

A Librarian in Your Pocket

A Librarian in your Pocket Got a question and a cell phone? Text your librarian at (864) 214-7172.

Director of Libraries Retiring

Dr. Janis Bandelin, who has served as Furman’s Director of Libraries since 1996, is set to retire in December. Janis attended the University of California at Davis, majoring in English and received her elementary and secondary teaching credentials. Seeking adventure and international work experience, she taught junior high and high school students at the Collegio […]

Furman Singers Scrapbooks

Furman Singers Scrapbooks Founded in 1946, Furman Singers is one of the premier collegiate ensembles in America. The group tours across the United States and Europe, showcasing a repertoire that covers everything from Renaissance motets to the finest choral music of the 20th century. Each year since 1970, the Furman Singers compile a scrapbook documenting […]

Bobblehead Bios

The latest display in the Maxwell Music Library highlights the Who Was? Series. With over 150 titles, Penguin’s Who Was? children’s book series tells the incredible stories of trailblazers, legends, innovators, and creators.  The bobblehead drawings on the covers were inspired by the caricatures that used to be drawn for the cover of the New York […]

FUL on FUNC

On Friday, November 2, the Furman University Libraries (FUL) were featured on FUNC, Furman’s student-run news channel.  

Homecoming Tent and Open House

Are you planning to attend Homecoming? If so, visit the Furman University Libraries’ tent on the Furman Mall. We would love to see alumni, and especially library student assistant alums, on Saturday, October 20th from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Furman’s Special Collections and Archives is celebrating Homecoming with several events throughout the weekend. “Behind the […]

Sturm und Drang in the Library

Sturm und Drang on Display in the Maxwell Music Library Sturm und Drang noun /shtoormˈ oont dräŋˈ/ (translated as “storm and stress”) Definition of Sturm und Drang 1 : a late 18th-century movement in German literature and music aimed at shocking the audience or imbuing them with extremes of emotion 2 : turmoil The Classical […]

Hurricane Florence

Cheers went up in the library as students received the official University email alerting them that classes would be canceled on Thursday and Friday! While day and evening classes are canceled, the James B. Duke Library will remain open and operate under normal hours. However, the Sanders Science Library and Maxwell Music Library will be […]