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Shadek-Fackenthal Library

A large Greek Revival front porch with pediment and Doric columns stretches across the front of the F&M's main library, which holds more than half a million volumes and numerous study spaces. In the weeks leading up to finals, this space is open 24 hours


For GPS navigation units: the library is situated near the intersection of College Avenue and James Street, to the left when facing Old Main.

Parking Instructions

The closest parking spots are the back-in, angled spaces (including several designated for handicap use) on College Avenue. Watch for signs restricting use on certain days for street cleaning. Visitor parking is also available in Marshall-Buchanan Parking Lot (D) and, after 4:30 p.m


    • Shadek-Fackenthal Library

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