End-of-semester dates and deadlines

It’s almost over! The library would like everyone to be aware of the following dates and deadlines.

  • Please remove all belongings and checked-out books from the library no later than Wednesday, December 12.
  • All interlibrary loan books are due back no later than Wednesday, December 12.
  • Marlboro library items are also due back Wednesday, December 12. However, you are welcome to renew them over break as long as no one else has requested them.
  • The Service Desk and Reserve/AV room will close at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, December 12.
  • The  library building will close and lock on Thursday, December 13 at 4:30 pm (same time that dorms close).
  • Hours for the library building and services over break are M-F, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; the library will be closed (along with the rest of the college) December 24-January 1.

Doing research over break? Don’t forget that you have access to tens of thousands of journals, books, and more via the library’s website. And whether you are near or far, library staff remain available to provide research assistance (except 12/22-1/1).

Have a wonderful break!

Rapid Reviews: Thursday, December 6, 3:00 pm, Apple Tree

Join us for a beloved Marlboro tradition that marks the end of each semester. Hear five people from the Marlboro College community review some of their all-time favorite books, each in a minute or less. This fall’s reviewers are Jodi Clark, Isaac Dupree, Haley Peters, Maya Rohr, and Matan Rubinstein.

  • Thursday, December 6, 2012
  • 3:00-4:00 pm
  • Apple Tree

Books will be available to check out after the event. Homemade cookies and milk will be served.

Take a break and pet a dog! Therapy dogs @ the library, Friday 12/7

Bliss the Bearded Collie

Bliss the Bearded Collie and her human Sharon will be among our visitors on Friday.

Take a break during Reading Days and enjoy some quality time with a sweet canine. A group of registered therapy dogs and their people from Monadnock Therapy Pets will be in the Library Reference Room on Friday, December 7 from 2-3 pm. Two or more of Bliss the Bearded Collie; Keeta the Siberian Husky; Spirit the Collie; and Emma the black Labrador await your love and adoration. We’ll have tea and cocoa at the Research Bar.  All are invited! Brought to you by Residence Life and the Library. (See event on Facebook)