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MNU Learning Commons

The Learning Commons encompasses the Mabee Library, Institutional Repository, the Kresge Academic Support Center, the Center for Games & Learning, the Mabee Computer Lab and Tech Help Desk, Archives, and the “Dewey’s Book & Bean” coffee shop.

Use the links to the left for more information about each of these services. The Learning Commons is your one-stop location on campus for library and research resources and assistance.

Learning Commons and Library Summer Hours

  • Mondays-Thursdays - 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fridays - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturdays - 12 noon to 5 p.m.
  • Sundays - closed

News & Announcements

Summer Reading Recommendations

Six MNU faculty members have made book recommendations for summer reading. Check out the lists here, and stay mentally sharp all summer long!

Math Specialist in the Kresge Academic Support Center

The Kresge Academic Support Center is pleased to welcome Jenelle Jefferson as the new Mathematics Specialist. She teaches developmental mathematic courses, reviews current mathematics curriculum, and works with students in the Kresge Center. Jenelle has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Belhaven University and a Master’s degree in Operations Research from North Carolina State University.

Expanded Library Hours Popular with Students

Did you know that Mabee Library is now open until 12am (midnight) Sundays through Thursdays during the traditional Fall and Spring semesters? This has been a huge success, and students love the expanded hours. Library hours are: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays; 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., Fridays; 12 - 5 p.m., Saturdays; and 8 p.m. - 12 a.m., Sundays.

Live Chat

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Contact the Library

Attn: Learning Commons
MidAmerica Nazarene University
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062

Phone: 913.971.3485
Fax: 913.971.3285
Text to Chat: 913.440.4447
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Semester Hours
7 a.m. to 12 a.m., Monday through Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday
12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Sunday

Summer/Break Hours
8 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday
8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday
12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday
Closed Sundays

24/7 Computer lab & Study room is available.