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Fine & Performing Arts Collection

 

 

The Fine and Performing Arts Collection houses various print and non-print materials in art, design, music, and theatre. The collection is comprised of reference, reserve, periodicals and circulating materials including CDs, LPs, DVDs, Blu-rays and VHS.
 

Equipment and facilities are provided for listening to sound recordings, viewing DVDs, Blu-rays, and VHS, as well as public work stations. 

FPAC staff are responsible for

  • providing reference service in the areas of art, design and music;
  • providing library instruction for library users; developing, maintaining and evaluating the art and music collection;
  • circulating materials housed in the Fine and Performing Arts Collection (e.g. LPs, CDs, DVDs, VHS, listening rooms, and headphones); providing an environment for listening to and viewing materials, and
  • maintaining course reserves for fine and performing arts classes.

Student employees also assist library users with collections, facilities and equipment, circulating fine and performing arts materials, basic reference assistance in art, design, theatre, and music, basic bibliographic searches for collection development purposes, and shelf-reading.

FPAC Research Help

Learning Commons Exhibition Wall Application

FPAC Reserves Request Form

 

Fine & Performing Arts Help Desk

(319) 273-6252
Fall and Spring Semester
Mon - Thurs 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat Noon - 5:00 p.m.
Sun Noon - 11:00 p.m.
Summer Session
Mon - Thurs 7:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sat Closed
Sun Noon - 6:00 p.m.

During the hours that the FPAC Help Desk is not staffed, patrons may obtain reference assistance from the main Reference Desk on the second floor, and check out Fine and Performing Arts materials at the main Circulation Desk.

Services Offered: 

The FPAC help desk can provide reference and research assistance to library visitors during the hours shown below. Please note that the desk is closed or working in reduced hours on the following interims and holidays:

Regular Hours 2015-2016
Mon - Thurs, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Fourth of July 2015
July 3 - 4, Fri - Sat, Closed

Last Day of Summer Session 2015
July 31, Fri, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

August Interim 2015
August 1 - 2, Sat - Sun, Closed
August 3 - 7, Mon - Fri, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 8 - 9, Sat - Sun, Closed
August 10 - 14, Mon - Fri, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 15 - 16, Sat - Sun, Closed
August 17 - 21, Mon - Fri, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 22, Sat, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 23, Sun, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

August 24, Monday, Fall Semester Commences 2015

Labor Day 2015
Sept 5 - 6, Sat - Sun, Closed
Sept 7, 12:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving 2015
Nov 21 - 22, Closed
Nov 23 - 25, Mon - Wed, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nov 26 - 27, Thurs - Fri, Closed

Winter Interim 2015
Dec 19 - Dec 20, Sat - Sun, Closed
Dec 21 - 24, Mon - Thurs, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Dec 25 - 27, Fri - Sun, Closed
Dec 28 - 31, Mon - Thurs, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Winter Interim 2016
Jan 4 - 8, Mon - Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Jan 9, Sat, Spring Semester Commences 2016

 Jan 16 - 17, Sat-Sun, Closed
 Jan 18, Mon, 12:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. , Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Spring Break 2016
Mar 11, Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Mar 12 - 13, Sat - Sun, Closed
Mar 14 - 18, Mon - Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Mar 19, Sat, Closed
Mar 20, Sun, 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Special Hours 2016
Apr 5, Sun, 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Weekend Before Summer Session 2016
May 7 - 8, Sat - Sun, Closed

May 9, Mon, Summer Session Commences

Summer Hours 2016
Mon - Thurs, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fri, 8:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Sat, Closed
Sun, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Memorial Day 2016
May 21 - 22, Sat - Sun, Closed
May 23, Mon, Closed

Fourth of July 2016
July 3 - 4, Sun - Mon, Closed

Last Day of Summer Session 2016
July 29, Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

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