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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Meet Your Librarians

Beth McMahon, Library Director 

Contact Beth about anything related to library operations, library instruction for classes, or using any of the library's resources. Beth can also help with questions related the Archives, the Writers Reading program, purchasing materials for the library, copyright questions, or the Research Strategies course.

Mary Anderson, Integrated Learning Librarian

Contact Mary for help with your research assignments, library instruction for classes, or using any of the library's resources. 

Kyle Winward, Technical Services Librarian

Contact Kyle about any technical problems with library online resources, cataloging and processing status of specific materials, library instruction for your classes, using library research resources, or the library website.

Latasha Baugher, Reference Assistant

Latasha is standing by at the Research Assistance Desk in the library to help with your research questions. No need to make an appointment, just ask!

Click here for a complete list of the library staff.


What Can Geisler Library Do For You?

Get help with your research projects

Find a new book to read

Discover your new favorite author

Find a quiet place to study

Meet your friends to work on a project or study together

Consult with a librarian

Ask a question at the Research Assistance Desk

Get better grades

Learn something new


Welcome to Geisler Library!

This page is a starting point for students who are new to Central College or using the library for the first time. Have a look around and don't forget to come visit us in person too!


Research Help

For more in-depth assistance, email or stop by the library for reference consultation:

10:00am - noon
10:00am - noon

Library Services for Students

Geisler Library's mission is to support the intellectual and academic growth of the Central College community - especially students! As a Central student, you should be aware of and take advantage of the following library services:

  • Reference help: Librarians are available at the Research Assistance Desk throughout the day and evenings 7-10pm to answer your questions, help you use the library's resources, and help you do your best work as a student. No appointment is needed, just come over and see us!
  • Research consultations: If you have a big project and would like to set aside some time for more in-depth research help, you can schedule an appointment with Geisler librarians. Appointment scheduling link coming soon!
  • Interlibrary Loan: This service allows you to borrow materials from almost any academic/university library in the U.S. If you hear about a book that we don't have or discover an article but you can't get the full text, Come talk to us or just fill out an ILL Request Form.
  • Study rooms: Individual and group study rooms are available on the Library' s 3rd floor. These are first-come, first-served, no reservations needed.
  • Media Center: The Media Center is now in Geisler Library. The Media Center provides everything you need for multi-media projects for class.
  • Unlimited Check-Outs: How many books can you borrow at one time? As many as you want! Can you keep them forever? No, overdue fines will be charged for materials that are not returned on time.

Get Connected with Geisler Librarians

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Geisler Library 201B
Office: 641-628-5219
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