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General Information

Spring Semester Hours
  • Monday-Thursday.....................................................9:00am-9:00pm
  • Friday..............................................................................9:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday....................................................................................12pm - 4pm
  • Sunday..................................................................................................Closed
Location/Campus Map

The Education Resource Center is located down the hall from the Bowen Library in room B201. The library is near the center of campus, lying due South of the Dining Commons, and adjacent to the Everest Rohrer Auditorium. It is also East of the Academic Center.

Borrowing Information

Loan Periods
  • Juvenile books (Easy Fiction, Fiction, Non-Fiction ............14 days
  • Magazines and Periodicals.........................................................14 days
  • Curriculum Instruction Aids (Games, Activities)....................14 days
  • Teacher Resource Books...............................................................14 days
  • Audio-Visuals (CD’s, DVD’s, Cassettes)..................................14 days
Item Renewal

To renew ERC or Library items, you can either stop in (please bring the books with you) to the library, or you can click on the following link and have them renewed online. Items that are overdue cannot be renewed using this form; please renew overdue items in person at the circulation desk.

Fines

There is a fine of $.10 per day per item. If the item has not been returned a month after the due date, the item will be deemed lost. When an item is declared lost, the following charges are applied: a $45 replacement fee, a $15 service fee, and a $10 overdue fine. If the book is found and is returned, the $45 replacement fee and the $15 service fee will be refunded, but the $10 overdue fine will still be charged.

Mission Statement

The Education Resource Center is an arm of the Bowen Library and the School of Education serving students, staff, and faculty of the Bethel College. It is specifically furnished to enable education students to prepare instructional materials and to house samples of textbooks used by Indiana public schools, instructional aids, and selected audio-visual equipment.