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Terrell Main Library

8am - 12am

Circulation Desk

8am - 12am

Research Help Daytime

10am - 12pm. 1:30pm - 5pm

Libraries Administrative Office

9am - 12pm. 1pm - 4pm

Azariah's Cafe

8am - 8pm

Audiovisual Department

8:30am - 12pm. 1pm - 6pm

CIT Help Desk

8am - 8pm

Quantitative Skills Center

6pm - 8pm

Writing Center (in person appointments)

2pm - 5pm. 7pm - 11pm



Mary Church Terrell Main Library
148 W College St. Oberlin, OH 44074-1545


The main visitor lot is the east Service Building lot, and the south row of the Carnegie Building lot for visitors to offices within that building.

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FIRST PHASE (2017-2018)


The Lane Rebels and Early Anti-Slavery at Oberlin; The Underground Railroad and the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue; Nisei at Oberlin in the World War II Years; Carpenters for Christmas: Civil Rights in Mississippi; Anti-War Protest and the Kent State Shootings 


Oberlin College contribution to Courage and Compassion: Our Shared Story of the Japanese American World War II Experience, Oberlin, 2018

Partners & Team 

Tim Elgren, former Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences; Alexia Hudson-Ward, Director of Libraries; Ken Grossi, College Archivist; Anne Salsich, Associate Archivist; Megan Mitchell, Academic Engagement & Digital Initiatives Coordinator/Team Leader, Instruction; Emily Crawford, Office of Communications; Louisa Hoffman, Archival Assistant; Marla Thompson, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Libraries; Kate Diamond '17, Student Assistant; Jacob MacDonnell '19, Student Assistant



South Africa and Oberlin: Protesting Apartheid; The Overground Railroad


Oberlin Sanctuary Project traveling exhibit, 2019-


Alexia Hudson-Ward, Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries; Ken Grossi, College Archivist; Meredith Gadsby, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies; Gina Perez, Professor of Comparative American Studies; Liz Schultz, Executive Director, The Oberlin Heritage Center; Caitlin Merikallio '20, Student Researcher/Assistant

Public Programming Partners

Darren McDonough, Director, Oberlin Public Library; William Bradford, Manager, Cleveland Public LIbrary-Langston Hughes Branch; Kendal at Oberlin


Council of Independent Colleges, Humanities Research for the Public Good

Research & Content Development

Ken Grossi; Caitlin Merikallio; Anne Salsich, Associate Archivist

Site Development

Anne Salsich; Megan Mitchell, Academic Engagement & Digital Initiatives Coordinator/Team Leader


Ken Grossi; Anne Salsich

Digital Imaging

Anne Salsich; Heath Patten, Curator, Visual Resources Collection


Anne Salsich; Caitlin Merikallio

Logo Design

Lindsey Felice, Discovery & Metadata Services Assistant; Heath Patten

Traveling Exhibition Design

Heath Patten