The Chronology of Facts about the University Library

1963
the origin of the Local Department of Cracow Pedagogical University in Rzeszów together with as small reference book collection
1964
the first full-time job for Jadwiga Orzech, Maj
1965
The Local Department of Cracow Pedagogical University is transformed into the Pedagogical University in Rzeszów by the regulation of the Cabinet
1965
the origin of the Pedagogical University Library in Rzeszów; Mieczysław Motyka, MA is appointed as its director; the book collection comprises over 50 thousand volumes; the library consists of two departments: the Acquisition and Completion Department as well as Lending Library Department
1966-1977
the book collection of the Pedagogical University Library in Rzeszów increases many times and comprises over 190 thousand volumes, including 13 thousand periodicals and 13 thousand volumes of special collection
1982
the creation of the Polish Study - 'Pigonianum' and the Special Collection Department
1984
the creation of the Scientific Information Department
2001
Rzeszów University comes into being on the basis of three universities located in Rzeszów: Pedagogical University, the branch of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University of Lublin and Non-local Rzeszów Economic Department of Hugo Kołłątaj Agricultural Academy in Cracow. The libraries of the aforementioned universities combine to form the Library of Rzeszów University together with the libraries of Economic Department and Law Department.
2004
a long awaited (for over 9 years) move to the new location at 12 Cegielniana Street (today Pigon Street)
2005
traditional library catalogs are closed, scientific conference "Tradition and modernity in academic libraries", launching of  instant messeaging service
2006
databases created in Department Of Information Science are available via WWW 
2007
on-line library catalog is included to Karo, creation one lending room 
2008
creation of Podkarpacka Digital Library, implementation of standard MARC21, first Night of Library
2009
wi-fi in library building, change of address - Pigon Street, librarians participate in Erasmus Programme, second Night of Library