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Learning Commons & Library

The Learning Commons encompasses the Mabee Library, the Kresge Academic Support Center, 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 library and research resources and assistance.

News & Announcements

Chapel Messages Reading Lists

MNU is a community of Christian faith as well as learning, and, therefore, weekly "Community Chapel" services are the heart of our campus. The library is partnering with chapel presenters to develop lists of resources for reading and viewing so those engaged by the presentation can seek further reflection on the topics discussed. Resources can be requested in the library. This guide is available on the library main page, under "Resource Search."

The $100 Burrito: Are You a Money Smart College Student?

The Mabee Library will also be the location in April for another great event: The $100 Burrito: Are You a Money Smart College Student? How is it even possible to end up spending $100 on a $5 burrito? Join us for a fun evening on Wednesday, April 15, from 7:00-8:30 p.m., as we learn about personal finance from a Biblical perspective. We'll talk about the perks and pitfalls of credit cards, budgeting, and saving. Our presenter is Robert A. Sparrow, CFP, Partner, Triune Financial Partners LLC.

Library Game Nights

On Friday, April 17, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., come play games in the library! Learn new games with experts to facilitate game strategy and play. This event is sponsored by the Goal 21 grant.

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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 11 p.m., Monday through Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday
12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday

Summer/Break Hours
8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday
8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

24/7 Computer lab & Study room is available.