Grace Library as seen from the Frances Ward Hall

About Us

Grace Library collects and maintains a diverse collection of resources for the benefit of the Carlow community. We are dedicated to providing the support and resources necessary for students, faculty, and staff to achieve their goals, both academic and personal. Librarians are partners in teaching, learning, and research through the services we offer. Through our collaborative and contemplative spaces in the University Commons, students engage in research, learning, and knowledge creation. Discovering and accessing the library’s resources is made possible through the search feature on the library’s web site


Library Hours 

View the library's hours of operation. Hours vary depending on the academic calendar and holidays.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can the library get my textbooks for me? When are books due? Click here to find out answers to frequently asked questions.

Library News

Find out what's new at the library, including new databases, new resources, and staff announcements.

Library Policies

See detailed information regarding the library's circulation and billing policies.

Faculty Information 

All faculty-related information is provided here, including purchase requests, course reserves, research guides, and information literacy.

International Poetry Forum Archives 

Find information about the archives of the International Poetry Forum and collections by authors and poets going back to 1967, as founded by Dr. Samuel John Hazo in 2002.

Library Mission and Vision Statement

See the mission and vision statements for Grace Library.

Library Staff Directory 

Find contact information for library staff, send an email to Grace Library or call, 412.578.6139.