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We are excited to welcome you to Spencer Research Library. Please note that our hours have changed and that the Reading Room is open by appointment only. Learn more about what to expect in Spencer and in other KU library locations during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Spencer Research Library 50th Anniversary

The University of Kansas Libraries hosted a suite of events from fall 2018 through spring 2019 in honor of the 50th anniversary of Kenneth Spencer Research Library. Dedicated on November 8, 1968, Spencer Research Library celebrated its semicentennial – fifty years to the day – on November 8, 2018. We have valued the opportunity to commemorate this special occasion with friends, alumni, and community members.

Additional details about the celebratory anniversary events are noted below.

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