About the Libraries

Campus Libraries

Hustad Science Library

Located in Regents' Hall, the Science Library serves the departments of biology, chemistry, MSCS (Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science), Physics, and Psychology.

Halvorson Music Library

Located in the Christiansen Hall of Music, the Music Library contains all music books and scores, as well as music periodicals, sound recordings, music videos, and choral music.

Rolvaag Memorial Library

Rolvaag houses the major portion of the St. Olaf Libraries' collection, including books, periodicals, government publications, and DVDs.

Howard and Edna Hong Kierkegaard Library

Supports the study of the life and thought of 19th-century Danish philosopher, Søren Kierkegaard. Located on the first floor of the Rolvaag Library building.

Campus Collections

St. Olaf College Libraries' Special Collections

Unique and rare materials in the Libraries' Special Collections are available for use by appointment.

St. Olaf College Digital Collections

Digitized materials from various campus collections, including the Libraries, Archives, and NAHA.

St. Olaf College Archives (Shaw-Olson Center for College History)

A repository of historical materials relating to the founding and growth of St. Olaf College including photographs, minutes, correspondences, reports, an index to The Manitou Messenger, and much more. Located on the first floor of the Rolvaag Library building.

Norwegian-American Historical Assocation (NAHA)

An archives of letters, papers, books, periodicals, and newspapers related to Norwegian-American life. Located on the first floor of the Rolvaag Library building.