About the Courtright Memorial Library
The library was opened in 1972, and in 1979, through the generosity of A. Monroe Courtright ’40, the building was named in honor of Robert and Ada Courtright, the donor’s parents. The Courtright Memorial Library was most recently renovated in 2013, and improvements are being made on a regular basis to better serve the university.
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The vision of the Courtright Memorial Library is to optimize and elevate the Otterbein community by serving as the intellectual center of campus.
Courtright Memorial Library Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Statement
The Courtright Memorial Library pledges to foster and support a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the Courtright Memorial Library’s workforce, collections, and services to users.
The Friends are an association of persons interested in promoting the interests of the library, encouraging an understanding of the part the library plays in educating Otterbein students & supporting faculty and staff, and cooperating with other libraries to share resources.
They encourage gifts and bequests to benefit the library and assist the library and its staff with exhibits, programs, publications, and through other appropriate means.