Mary Idema Pew Library


Digital Creator Lab opens in Mary Idema Pew Library

Through accessible resources and highly trained Digital Skills Consultants, the Digital Creator Lab aims to increase students' digital literacy.

Feb 21, 2023


GVSU in photos, September 2022

See the images that caught our eye.

Oct 3, 2022





New interactive library exhibit seeks to create a sense of home

It's not uncommon for first-year students to miss their family and friends back home. A new exhibit at the Mary Idema Pew Library is designed to help students combat feelings of homesickness and feel a greater sense of belonging.

Aug 15, 2019


Students receive 'waves of good wishes' during final exams

About 1,000 "waves of wishes" are displayed on the library windows, wishing students good luck during finals week.

Apr 22, 2019


Professor translates children's poetry from Holocaust era for exhibit

French Surrealist poet Robert Desnos brought hope in the face of despair as he wrote children's poetry while living in Nazi-occupied France. Kirsten Strom, professor of art history, is sharing Desnos' vision of hope with a new generation. A selection of her translations and illustrations of Desnos' work is currently on display in the "Apple Blossom and Nightingale" exhibit in Mary Idema Pew Library through January 30.

Jan 14, 2019


Mary Idema Pew Library named landmark library

The facility is one of only five libraries in the U.S. to earn the award from Library Journal.

Oct 3, 2016