Welcome to Benner Library

Mission Statement

Benner Library invests in scholarly resources, current technology, and knowledgeable staff in a Christian environment to promote student success, academic excellence, and life-long learning.

The library's mission statement is aligned with Olivet's mission statement.

Library Courtesy

In Benner Library, a studious environment is appropriate. Respect the needs of those around you. Silence your cell phone ringer, and keep all conversations, including cell phone conversations, at a level that does not disturb others.

Food and Drink

Food and drinks are allowed in most areas of the library.

  • Library staff may restrict distracting or messy food.
  • Food and drinks are prohibited from the Archives.
  • Be careful near computers or other equipment.

Work areas must be kept clean if food and drinks are allowed. To do this, patrons and staff must do the following:

  • Deposit trash and recyclables in appropriate containers.
  • Clean the workstation if it is needed. Cleaning products are available at the recycling stations.
  • Report large spills to a service desk.
  • Be responsible by leaving the area clean.