opened in 1996, the bunn library is an architectural delight that houses a highly advanced research and learning center with a capacity for nearly 100,000 volumes.
in addition to small group study rooms, individual study carrels, and a music listening room, the library includes an electronic classroom equipped with computers and a video projection system for teaching and interactive learning. the library offers an online catalog, research databases, and internet access. the library also has 10 laptops for in-library use and 340 public ports for student laptops.
the bunn library's collection presently includes more than 64,000 volumes (both fiction and nonfiction), over 100 ebook and audiobook titles, over 3,000 videos and dvds, 144 current periodicals, current newspapers, and an extensive back file of periodicals. the library also hosts various programs, student club events, and special speakers. to assist students and faculty in their research, the library staff provide interlibrary loan services through the new jersey regional library system and the oclc network. lawrenceville's six professional librarians offer general orientation sessions, teach classes on how to do research in specific disciplines, and are available to assist individual students with research projects.
through house and harkness, lawrenceville challenges a diverse community of promising young people to lead lives of learning, integrity, and high purpose. our mission is to inspire the best in each to seek the best for all.