Renovation News & Updates


In an effort to enhance facilities and services, Northern Michigan University's Lydia M. Olson Library is temporarily located in Gries Hall while a renovation is underway in its original home at Harden Hall. The renovation project, scheduled for completion in December 2025, aims to provide an upgraded and modernized library space for students, faculty, and the community.


Olson Library will relocate to Gries Hall for the duration of the Harden Hall renovation project, January 2024-December 2025. Other university services currently inside the library, including classrooms and the Students’ Art Gallery, will move elsewhere on campus.

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