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Life Pacific University Alumni Library: Contact Information

Contact Information - emails and phone numbers

You may contact the Library at one of the following:
LPU Library Front Desk: (909) 706-3009
Library Email:
Head Librarian - Gary Merriman - - phone: (909) 706-3008 - also on Skype
If you would like more information, or to have a resource sent to you, please fill out the Library – Information & Resource Request Form

Library Hours of Operation

Library Fall 2020 Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - Noon; 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed
(The Library is closed during chapel hour)
(Holiday hours and closures will be posted)

The Library is only open to LPU Student, Faculty, and Staff. 

Library Summer Hours

Closed for Summer 2020

Hours and Calendar

Social Media Links

Twitter: @LPULibrary
Facebook: LPU Lib
Instagram: @LPULIB


Gary Merriman     Gary Merriman: Head Librarian 
     (909) 706-3008
     Schedule a Meeting


Gary Merriman is the Head Librarian at Life Pacific University, located in San Dimas, California. He earned his B.A. in Biblical Studies with an emphasis in Biblical Languages from Life Pacific University, a M.A. in Biblical Studies from Talbot School of Theology, and a M.L.I.S. from San Jose State University. Gary served four years with Youth With a Mission, helping to lead Discipleship Training Schools, and has served in various pastoral roles since his graduation from LPU. His interest lay in the information seeking behavior of college students, and information literacy instruction. He is passionate about supporting students and faculty in their academic endeavors and seeks to promote the library as the center of the academic community. 



     Maria Carmona-Herrera: Instruction Librarian and Spanish Curator 
     (909) 706-3017


Maria Herrera received her MLIS from San Jose State University. She enjoys the research process, assisting faculty, and helping students. She loves the chance to help people discover the research riches that promote problem-solving and life-long learning. 

The library has always been her favorite place to be because, you can learn about everything and books can take you anywhere!


Michaela Allen


     Michaela Allen: Assistant to the Librarian 
     (909) 706-3009

     Schedule an Appointment

Michaela Allen is the Assistant to the Librarian at Life Pacific University, located in San Dimas, California. She has earned her B.A. in Biblical Studies with a minor in youth ministry from Life Pacific University and a M.S. in Justice Studies from Southern New Hampshire University. Michaela has served in various youth and children's ministry positions since graduating from LIFE. She loves hanging out with students and getting to help them in their journey. She enjoys a good Maine lobster and loves going on adventures. 

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