Hayden collections

Featured collections

These collections have been designed and curated by library staff in collaboration with the ASU community to include books, journals, DVDs, and other selected materials available at ASU Library.

  • ASU undergraduate student Austin Covington browses through the Sun Devil Reads book collection at Hayden Library.

    Sun Devil Reads

    Inspired by the academic and personal interests of ASU students and faculty, we invite readers to browse these print book collections and discover something new to read.

    Location: Hayden Library, 2nd floor

  • ASU undergraduate student Andrea Luna Cervantes reads in the Scholars Enclave book collection at Hayden Library.

    Scholars Enclave

    Includes multivolume works required for academic research that are most useful when consulted in print formats.

    Location: Hayden Library, 4th floor

  • A sign that says, “Revolutionary Books,” sits atop a shelf of books in the ASU Hayden Library lobby, which is curated to invite browsing and discovery. Photo by Kelsey Hinesley, ASU Library

    Hayden Lobby Collection

    Books in this collection are selected by ASU students and staff representing a broad range of academic and personal interests, grouped by themes such as Graphic Novels, Utopias and Dystopias, and Film, to invite browsing and discovery.

  • Tiny Tot Jingle Dancer and Male Fancy Dancer

    Labriola Collection

    The student-driven Labriola Open Stacks Collection of books, games, graphic novels, comic books, and select works of contemporary scholarship and literature by Indigenous scholars was informed by collaborations between Labriola Center staff and ASU’s American Indian Student Support Services (AISSS).

Emily Pattni shelves books related to the content to be taught in nearby classrooms as part of the Future of Print Classroom Collections book displays at Hayden Library.


The books on this floor were selected in conjunction with students and faculty to represent a wide range of reading interests and enhance the curriculum taught in Library classroom spaces.

ASU undergraduate student Mosi Kirimi in reading in the Classroom Collection book displays at Hayden Library.

2nd Floor Featured Collections

These community-curated collections were inspired by students and for students to encourage reading and foster lifelong learning. Also on this floor is Sun Devil Reads, comprised of popular fiction and nonfiction literature.

ASU undergraduate student Jessica Sills looking through books in the Classroom Collections displays at Hayden Library.

4th Floor Featured Collections

Around the floor, browse featured collections that highlight ASU scholarship and offer insight into printmaking and book design. This floor also features the Scholars Enclave, a hand-curated collection that redefines the traditional reference collection to feature works that are suited for in-person research.