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Library Locations

Rolvaag Library
Rolvaag Library is the main campus library at St. Olaf. It is located on the east side of campus and connected through a walkway to Buntrock Commons. Rolvaag Library maps by floor can be found here; note that the library has 5 floors, and you enter the building on the 3rd floor.


Halvorson Music Library
Halvorson Music Library contains books, scores, and other materials related to the study of music. It is located within Christiansen Hall of Music. A Halvorson Music Library map can be found here.

Catalyst (The Library Catalog)

Catalyst is an online catalogue of the physical and digital resources held by the St. Olaf and Carleton College libraries. Search here for books, articles, musical scores, and audio/video resources held across all our collections. 

Ask a Question

The best way to contact the library for assistance is through our ticketing system.

Meet with a Librarian

Research librarians can help you at any stage of your research process, including planning a research strategy, brainstorming and refining topics, finding and evaluating sources (ie. books, articles, primary sources, data), and properly citing your sources.

Click here to find the appropriate librarian for your course/major and sign up for a research consultation. 

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Library Hours

Library hours change throughout the year. Check here for current hours of Rolvaag and Halvorson Music Libraries.

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