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About Annenberg Library

The Annenberg Library offers a comfortable and inviting environment where the Pine Manor College community can access free resources designed with student success in mind. Open 73 hours per week during the regular academic year, library facilities include a renovated computer lab, quiet spaces for serious study, community spaces for group study, and group or individual study rooms. The library also houses the Moncrief Special Collections Room, Hess Art Gallery, and the Class of 1912/Rauch Instructional Materials Room.

The Library currently holds over 50,000 volumes and subscribes to a wide array of journals and periodicals in print and electronic formats to support the curriculum of Pine Manor College. Experienced librarians are always available to provide individual or group research help at the front desk, by phone, or by email at The Library also offers technology (Chromebooks, phone chargers, headphones, and more) and course textbooks for students, staff, and faculty to use in the building.

The Library is a member of the Minuteman Library Network, a consortium consisting of 5 academic and 36 public libraries. The PMC community has access to millions of books, eBooks, and audiobooks through this network, with items delivered to campus in as little as a few days. And for all books and articles outside of our holdings, members of the PMC community can use the Library’s interlibrary loan service to have the materials they need delivered to campus at no cost.

Mission Statement

The Annenberg Library supports the educational mission of Pine Manor College in its efforts to educate and empower a diverse student body to become accomplished, reflective citizens in today’s global society.

In support of the curricular and research needs of the College learning community, the Library develops and provides a dynamic range of collections, services and resources. We provide these resources and services to foster academic excellence in the Pine Manor College community. We seek to empower our community to become lifelong learners and discerning consumers of information. The Library operates in the spirit of free and open intellectual inquiry and adheres to the tenets of the Library Bill of Rights, the Freedom to Read Statement, and the various interpretations of these policies set down by the American Library Association.