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Marian Library

Scholarship. Outreach. Devotion.

The Marian Library is recognized both nationally and internationally as a center for scholarship on the Blessed Virgin Mary. It serves the research needs of the faculty and students of the University of Dayton and visitors worldwide. It also documents the diverse expressions of popular devotion to Mary.


years of growth


centuries of material


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Blog Highlights
Libraries 09.19.22

In the exhibit "A Living Library: Marian Acquisitions Through 2022," the U.S. Catholic Special Collection teams up with the Marian Library to showcase its recent additions.

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Libraries 09.13.22

Original drawings and notes of the beloved children's book author and illustrator are on display in Roesch Library.

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Fun and Games with Mary

Check out these family-friendly ways to connect with Marian Library collections. They were created by Marian Library faculty and staff for everyone to enjoy.

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Marian Library

300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1390

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