After three years of construction following several years of planning, the new Sawyer Library opened at 8:00 AM this morning. Library student worker Gordon Wilford got up an hour early to be the first person to check out a book (this reenactment occurred later in the day).
Faculty also got in on the action
Other service desk were also active in the Center for Educational Technology and the Research Commons
Students, faculty, staff, townspeople and alumni found lots of different types of seating to try out.