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Tours of the Stanford University Libraries are offered year-round, with special orientation tours for incoming students at the beginning of each academic year. Other special tours include Parents' Weekend, which usually happen in February, and Admit Weekend, which happen in April.

Parents' weekend

Green Library tours

Green Library is the largest library on campus, and is home to the main humanities and social science collections, the Information Center, the Media & Microtext Center, Special Collections and University Archives, and many other central library services and resources. Half-hour tours of Green Library will begin at the Bing Wing entrance of the library, facing the Main Quad.

  • Friday, Feb. 26 from 11 to 11:30 am
  • Saturday, Feb. 27 from 2:30 to 3:00 pm

Lathrop Library tours

The Learning Environments group will offer tours to teach about technology expertise, and resources available in Lathrop Library--including 24-hour computer spaces, create:space, the Multimedia Studio, and The Tech Desk. Each tour will be a half-hour. Tours will begin at the first floor of Lathrop Library at the following dates and times:

  • Friday, Feb. 26 at 11:30 am to 12 pm
  • Saturday, Feb. 27 at 3:00 to 3:30 pm