Students: Join us Tuesday, August 30th from 7-9pm
Open to all Rice Students - Come learn about Fondren Library and have fun! Tuesday, August 30th, meet us in the first floor lobby between 7:00pm and 9:00pm to get your bingo card and start exploring what Fondren Library has to offer.
Fondren Library Food and Drink Policy
Fondren Library allows some food and drink into the building. Please refer to the guidelines below:
Overview of Fondren's Services, Places and Equipment
Welcome to Fondren!
Our collection includes books, e-books, audiobooks, leisure books, journals, CDs, DVDs, streaming audio and video, sheet music, maps, digital data, manuscripts, government publications and patents.
Coming Soon - New Reading Room
Apologies for the inconvenience caused by our first floor renovations. We are planning a beautiful new reading room with lots more places to study and relax.
Ph.D. and PostDoc Students: Check Out Our Research Guide
Welcome to Rice! Check out our handy research guide for Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Scholars.
Hurricane Season - Severe Weather Resources
Rice University Emergency Information
Historic Records of Jesse Jones Archived in Woodson
The historic records of Jesse Jones (1874-1956), one of the nation's most powerful appointed officials during the Great Depression and World War II and one of Houston's pre-eminent developers during the first half of the 20th century, are now archived at Rice University's Fondren Library.