Hayden 2020

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Hayden tower
Hayden Library is now home to community-driven book collections, enhanced study areas and nearly double the student space.

Update: This event has been postponed. Please check back in the future for updated date and time.

Please join Arizona State University on Wednesday, March 25, as we celebrate the historic 21st-century reinvention of its largest library, Hayden Library, with remarks by university and community leaders on the library plaza followed by a reception in the library, to include tours, exhibits and hors d’oeuvres on every floor.

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Capping off a $90 million renovation, Hayden Library, originally built in 1966, re-opened its doors on January 13, 2020, with an eye toward maximum accessibility, engagement and support for the university’s growing student population.

Hayden Library's revamped five-story tower, which sits at the center of ASU's Tempe campus, now features nearly double the student space, enhanced study areas, community-driven book collections, two state-of-the-art reading rooms, a variety of research services and interdisciplinary learning labs.

"Hayden Library has been the engine of intellectual discovery for generations of Sun Devils," said University Librarian Jim O'Donnell. "We just turbocharged it for a new generation. Everything about Hayden is meant to make students feel at home and comfortable and supported, so it can be a place where they can reach higher, go farther and surprise themselves with the success they're capable of."

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