The MU Browsing Library and Chapel, located on the First floor, has been a part of the Memorial Union since 1956. The library offers a unique refuge from the noise and confusion of daily life.
Located directly below Gold Star Hall (Memorial) the Browsing Library and Chapel, symbolize architect / designer W.T. Proudfoot's belief that the underpinnings of patriotism were deep religious convictions, a culture and literature of concern for high ideals, and a recorded history of dedication to those principles.
Hours: Monday – Thursday 8am – 8pm, Friday 8am – 5pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday
- Computers with printer, available with university net ID log-in
- Wide selection of books to browse
- Daily newspapers
- Popular magazines
- ISU Bomb Yearbooks
- Music collection
- Games / Puzzles
The Chapel :
The Chapel is located at the north end of the Browsing Library. It is a drop-in, quiet space for reflection that is available during the Browsing Library's open hours. Anyone may use the chapel. Pews seat about 25 people. Events are occasionally planned in the space, but this is rare. Within the Chapel are symbols of the Christian and Jewish faiths. For those who would like a more neutral reflection space, the Multicultural Center on the second floor is available.