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Library Hours

March 22 - April 18, 2021

WeekdayLibrary BuildingChat Service
Monday - Thursday9 a.m. - 6 p.m.9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday9 a.m. - 5 p.m.9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SaturdayClosed12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
SundayClosed2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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COVID Update

The library is now open at 75% capacity for Biola students, staff, and faculty. Library users must wear a mask, complete a health screening form once a day, and use their Biola ID card or digital Eagle ID to enter the building.

The following services are still available to Biola members:


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      • Information Desk: (562) 903-4838
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      Library News

      • Celebration of Scholarship & Research: Online, Tuesday, April 20, 3-5 p.m.

        Join us for the Spring 2021 virtual Celebration of Scholarship & Research (CSR) to recognize and celebrate the academic contributions of our students, faculty, alum and staff. Don’t miss out on this community-based learning experience where participants and attendees can learn from and with others and discover collaborative opportunities!
      • Library Open at 75% Capacity

        The Biola University Library is now open at 75% capacity for use by Biola students, staff, and faculty. We hope to be able to open to Biola alumni and community members at a future time. Masks must be worn inside the building, and a brief health screening will be required for entry. After completing the form, tap your Biola ID card or device with your Eagle ID at the turnstiles. Food and drinks are not allowed at this time, except for water in a covered container. Seating has been reduced, and physical distancing will be enforced. Study rooms are limited to one user at a time and cannot be reserved. Please sanitize your hands before using the collection, and enjoy your stay!

        • Rare Spanish Bible Exhibit

          The Biola Library partnered with the Biola Hispanic Conference to create an exhibit on display in the middle level of the library to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the Reina-Valera translations of the Bible. The exhibit contains two Bibles - the Biblia del Oso (1596) or "Bear Bible," and the Cipriano de Valera (1602) known as the "Jug Bible." This exhibit provides an understanding of the diversity of our faith community and the ways in which Biola’s mission to spread the gospel is shared by other cultures.

          An online video presentation of the history of these important Bibles is available in both English and Spanish.


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