SU Libraries’ Fine Forgiveness for Veterans and Military Members

In honor of Veteran’s Month, Syracuse University Libraries will forgive all veteran and active military service member Libraries’ fines up to $25 for the month of November. To participate, veterans and current members of the U.S. military must present their valid military identification to receive a one-time waiver of library fines.

Additional Veteran’s Month activities at the Libraries include:

  • A collection of Service Newspapers of World War II available for campus use, including papers from the British Library. Imperial War Museums, US Army Heritage and Education Center, US Army War College, Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, and Berlin State Library Prussian Cultural Heritage.
  • A feature display of military and veteran-related books in the Diana entryway display case of Carnegie Library.
  • Letter/card writing to a United State military service member from November 11 through 15. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stop by the first floor of Bird Library. The Library will supply materials and collect notes to send to service people and veterans via Operation Gratitude.

Libraries Celebrates Veterans

Syracuse University Libraries’ joins the University community in celebrating Veterans year-long, but especially throughout the month of November. Noteworthy events and collections to highlight include:

  • The Libraries recently added an electronic primary source collection: Service Newspapers of World War Two. The collection provides access to service newspapers from the British Library; Imperial War Museums; US Army Heritage and Education Center, US Army War College; Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand; Berlin State Library – Prussian Cultural Heritage.
  • Carnegie Library will feature a display of military and veteran-related books in the Diana entryway display case for the month of November.
  • Bird Library will host a letter/card writing event on Veteran’s Day. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stop by the first floor between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday, November 11 to write a letter or card to a United States military service member. The Library will supply materials and collect notes to send to service people and veterans via Operation Gratitude. Participants will receive a Veteran’s Day button for participating.