The Fine and Performing Arts Collection houses various print and non-print materials in art, design, music, and theatre. The collection is comprised of reference, periodicals, and circulating materials including CDs, LPs, DVDs, and Blu-rays.
Equipment and facilities are provided for listening to sound recordings, viewing DVDs, Blu-rays, and VHS, as well as public computers.
FPAC staff are responsible for
- providing reference service in the areas of art, design, and music;
- providing library instruction; developing, maintaining and evaluating the art and music collection;
- circulating materials housed in the unit such as LPs, CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, listening rooms, and headphones; providing an environment for listening to and viewing materials.
Student employees assist library users with collections, facilities and equipment, circulating fine and performing arts materials, basic reference assistance in art, design, theatre, and music, basic bibliographic searches for collection development purposes, and shelf-reading.
Fine & Performing Arts Collection Help Desk (319) 273-6252
The FPAC help desk provides reference and research assistance during the hours shown. Please note the reduced hours during interims and holidays:
|Days||Fall and Spring Sessions||Summer Session|
|Mon-Thu||9:00 am - 11:00 pm||8:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Friday||9:00 am - 4:00 pm||8:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Sunday||2:00 pm - 11:00 pm||Closed|
During the hours that FPAC is not staffed, patrons may obtain reference and check out assistance from the Library Services Desk on the second floor. See the FPAC Interim Schedule.