Library Building Access
The Bette E. Landman Library is a three-story building at the heart of the Arcadia campus, located on the edge of Haber Green opposite Grey Towers Castle. Open for over 80 hours a week for individual or group study, classes, the Writing Center, and much more, the Landman Library is your library!
Access to the Library is open to everyone until 5 p.m. every day of the week, and available to current University members with their Arcadia University identification card after 5 p.m. Please note that you cannot access the Library outside of operating hours even with you identification card.
All Arcadia University faculty, staff, and students are issued a Knight card, which is an Arcadia photo identification card identifying them as members of our University community. This card can be obtained at Knight Card Services.
Please note: no one under the age of 18 will be allowed in the library unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The library building has a variety of seats and spaces, including comfy armchairs, traditional tables and chairs, and computer workstations.
On the upper level of the library are six study rooms available for groups of current students. The rooms range in capacity from 6 to 8 and contain chairs, a table, a whiteboard, and power outlets. Each room can be reserved for up to three-hour blocks and up to two weeks in advance. The study rooms are for the express use of current Arcadia community members and are not available to visitors.
We welcome Arcadia alumna/i to Landman Library until 5 p.m., 7 days a week!
Alumni can also obtain a library card from the Office of Alumni Engagement in Blankley Hall in order to borrow up to four print books at a time. Alumni do not have access to library services such as interlibrary loan or subscribed online resources.
Visitors are welcome between until 5 p.m. each day and are welcome to use the open areas of our library. All visitors must check-in at the circulation desk upon entry and must sign in with a government-issued ID. Visitors will have access to the use of the print books and periodicals in the library but will not be able to check out books. Visitors also do not have access to interlibrary loan or other research services provided to the campus community.
Visitors will be required to leave the library after 5 p.m.
Consortial Visitors (PALCI, TCLC & SEPCHE)
Students from schools who are members of PALCI (Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc.), TCLC (the Tri-State College Cooperative), and SEPCHE (the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education) will be granted access to the building until 5 pm. Access to the print collection will be available on-site but any borrowing must be done through institutional or consortial interlibrary loan.
For access to the building, students must contact firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate their visit with a librarian.