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Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library


The Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library (MSPAL) connects people to collections that inspire and enable research and creativity in the fields of music, theatre, and dance.

MSPAL is home of two archives:

The Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library is located in The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

8270 Alumni Drive, College Park, MD 20742-1630
(301) 405-9217 | Contact MSPAL
UMD Parking | Visitor Parking

Week of Sunday, November 26

Sunday, November 26 2:00PM - 10:00PM
Monday, November 27 9:00AM - 10:00PM
Tuesday, November 28 9:00AM - 10:00PM
Wednesday, November 29 9:00AM - 10:00PM
Thursday, November 30 9:00AM - 10:00PM
Friday, December 1 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, December 2 Closed
clarice smith performing arts center exterior

About Us

  • Staff
  • Mission and Vision
  • Related Departments
  • Our Publications and Recordings
signage in MSPAL

Our Space

  • Seminar Room Reserve Now
  • Location, Parking, Book Drop
  • Floor Plan
go pro camera, metronome, 4k handheld video camera, keyboard

Tech & Equipment

  • Scan, Copy, Print
  • Computer Availability
  • Equipment for Loan
books on shelf from music reference

Collections and Research

  • Subject Guides
  • Research Support
  • Course Reserves
  • Library Instruction
  • Special Collections
Collections & Research
Red fraggle in exhibit

Exhibits, Events, and News

  • In the Gallery
  • Online Exhibits
  • Events
  • Social Media
Exhibits, Events, and News
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