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About the Library

The John R. Dover Memorial Library is located on Gardner-Webb University’s main campus in Boiling Springs, NC.

The John R. Dover Memorial Library was built and dedicated in 1974 to meet the demands of an expanding student body. It provides Gardner-Webb University students with the educational resources they need to succeed at the university and beyond. The Library provides access to over 115 online databases that include resources on a variety of subjects including: literature, religion, music, psychology, nursing and allied health. Librarians offer individual and group library instruction through a 3-tiered Information Literacy Program. They also provide face-to-face, phone, and live chat reference assistance to help students with their research needs.

For more information about the history of the library, university, and local community, visit the Gardner-Webb University Archives page.

Quick Facts

Library building consists of 45,000 square feet 

Over 282,000 total holdings

Over 700,000 eBooks

Mission Statement

The mission of the Library is to provide Gardner-Webb University students, faculty, and staff with the resources, support services, and spaces needed to excel in their academic, creative, and civil pursuits in order to serve the community for God and humanity.

Directions & Parking

Dover Library is located on West Branch Avenue across from the Digital Learning Studio and adjacent to the Dover Campus Center. Visitor parking is available in the front and side lots by the library.

Mailing Address

John R. Dover Memorial Library

PO Box 836

Boiling Springs, NC 28017

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