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Juneteenth Holiday Closure: Wednesday, June 19

By Lisa Curtin

In observance of Juneteenth, the library will be closed Wednesday, June 19. Regular summer session hours will resume at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 20. View the online calendar for complete information about library, research help, and IT Help Desk hours.

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Celebrate Freedom Day on Juneteenth

By Hope Houston

“What we’re trying to get people to understand is that Juneteenth is freedom. And I don’t mean just for Black people, or Texas people. It’s for freedom for everybody.” Opal Lee1

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Elevator Out of Service: Summer 2024

By Katie Leahy

The library’s elevator is undergoing scheduled maintenance this summer with work expected to be completed by Thursday, August 1, 2024. The elevator will be out of service while work is being performed.

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Summer Session Hours: May 28 - August 18

By Lisa Curtin

The library's regular summer hours will be in effect during Bentley's Summer Sessions I and II — Tuesday, May 28–Sunday, August 18:

SUMMER SESSION HOURS

Sunday
12:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Friday
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Saturday
closed

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Memorial Day Holiday Closure: May 25-27

By Lisa Curtin

The library will be closed Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Regular summer session hours will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28. View the online calendar for complete information about library, research help, café, and IT Help Desk hours.

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Special Library Hours: Wednesday, May 8 – Monday, May 27

By Lisa Curtin

When final exams end on Wednesday, May 8th so will the library's regular semester schedule! Please note the following changes to our hours for the remainder of the month of May, including the week of May undergraduate intensive classes and the Memorial Day holiday. Regular summer hours begin when Summer Session starts on Tuesday, May 28. To view the library's full summer schedule, including research help hours, please view the online hours calendar

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Reading Day & Final Exams Stress Relief: Snacks, Bubbles, Buttons, Bracelets, Games, and More!

By Lisa Curtin

Check out these Reading Day Relief and final exams period stress reducers at the library! We are offering a variety of study break options to help you relax and recharge during the final stretch of the semester. Take care of yourselves, Falcons!

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On Display: Through the Years: Student Employee Dedications, 2005-2024

By Anne Jorgensen

This year, in recognition of twenty years of our favorite tradition, we present the retrospective “Through the Years: Student Employee Dedications 2005-2024.” 

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Now Showing in the RSM Art Gallery - Ellen Wetmore: Pareidoliac Grotesques

By Lisa Curtin

The RSM Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Pareidoliac Grotesques by Ellen Wetmore opens on Friday, April 26. To celebrate, the Gallery is hosting an artist talk at 5:00 p.m. followed by a reception from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Please stop by to meet the artist, view the exhibit, and enjoy some light refreshments. What better way to end the final full week of classes?! 

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Extended Final Exam Study Hours Begin Monday, April 29

By Lisa Curtin

Planning your study sessions for finals? You'll be happy to hear that extended study hours will begin on Monday, April 29. The library will open at 6:30 a.m. on all weekdays and stay open until 2:00 a.m., excluding Friday & Saturday.

Additionally, the library’s classroom on the lower level (room 11) will be open throughout exams as a bonus quiet study space to accommodate more students. We expect the library to be busy during exams—please be respectful of those studying around you.  

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