Library & Archives

The Louis C. Skinner Library serves as the school's center for academic research and curricular support. With a collection of more than 18,000 volumes, 65 periodicals and access to numerous online databases as well as the Internet, the library provides service and instruction to the school community. A wide variety of recreational books, magazines, videos and DVDs are also available.

Library and Archives
Library and Archives

Originally built in 1947 as Memorial Hall and completely renovated in 1997, Skinner Library provides comfortable sitting areas for its patrons to use for reading and relaxing. Desktop computers along with wireless laptop access to the Internet are available throughout the library. Find more information about our library on the library website.

The Class of 1923 Memorial Archives, housed in Memorial Hall, collects, preserves and makes available the records of enduring administrative, legal, fiscal and historical value of the school. These primary source materials are made available in the classroom and to the wider research community. Exhibits featuring photographs, letters and other school memorabilia are frequently displayed throughout campus and on the Web.

Meet the Office

Joanne Crotts


Title: Head Librarian & Archivist
Work Phone: 828-254-6345 ext. 4033
Education: George Washington University - B.A.
Catholic University - M.L.S.

Diana Sanderson


Title: Archives Projects Coordinator
Work Phone: 828-254-6345 ext. 4046
Education: Louisiana State University - B.A., M.A.

Library and Archives
Library and Archives