Are looming deadlines and endless to-do lists starting to pile up? Don’t worry; we’ve got your back! Hannon Library invites you to join us for the ultimate study night at our upcoming Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP) event.


Save the Date:

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Spring LNAP happening on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, from 8 pm to midnight at Hannon Library’s first floor.


What to Expect:

Prepare for a night packed with support, resources, and, of course, fun! Here’s a glimpse of what awaits you:


Free Pizza and Drinks:

Keep those energy levels up with complimentary pizza and drinks (while supplies last). Because let’s face it, what’s a study session without some delicious fuel?


Extended Hours in the Tutoring Center:

Struggling with a tough subject? Our Tutoring Center will be open late, offering extended hours to provide you with the academic support you need.


Research Assistance:

Stuck on your term project? Our knowledgeable librarians will be on hand to assist you with your research endeavors, helping you find the resources you need to succeed.


Raffle for a Special Prize:

Feeling lucky? Don’t miss your chance to enter our raffle and win a special prize! It could be just the motivation you need to power through those study sessions.


Special Guests and Advising Support:

We’ve invited special guests from across campus to provide you with additional advising and support, ensuring that you have all the tools necessary to excel.


Why Attend LNAP:

Whether you’re looking to get ahead on assignments, catch up on studying, or simply need a late-night boost, LNAP is designed with you in mind. Say goodbye to procrastination and hello to productivity!


Get Ready to Conquer Procrastination:

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to kick procrastination to the curb and set yourself up for success. Join us at LNAP and take the first step towards reaching your academic goals!


Event Details:


Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Time: 8:00 pm to Midnight

Location: Hannon Library, First Floor


Additional Information:


  • If you would like more information about the Long Night Against Procrastination, email Hannon Library at
  • If you need disability accommodations to participate in this event, please contact Disability Resources at (541) 552-6213 or


Get ready to conquer procrastination at LNAP! We can’t wait to see you there!

We’re thrilled to invite you to a special celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the Friends of Hannon Library at Southern Oregon University. Join us on Thursday, May 9, 2024, from 5:30 to 7 pm in the Meese Room at Hannon Library for an evening filled with reflection, camaraderie, and appreciation.


 Event Highlights:

  • Panel Discussion: Delve into the transformative journey of academic libraries and the history of the Friends of Hannon Library with our esteemed panel of speakers.
  • Special Collections Display: Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of the library’s past with a curated exhibition featuring rare and significant materials. 
  • Wine and Refreshments: Raise a glass and indulge in delightful refreshments as you mingle with fellow supporters and reminisce about the library’s impact over the past five decades. 



Secure your spot at this memorable event by completing the registration form here or call (541) 552-6833.


Parking Information:

Parking details will be provided via email after registration. Please be sure to register to receive this information.


Accessibility Accommodations:

We are committed to ensuring that all guests have a comfortable and accessible experience. If you require accommodations for a disability, please call (541) 552-6833, and we will be happy to assist you.


About Friends of Hannon Library:


Since its inception in 1974, the Friends of Hannon Library have been dedicated to enriching the library’s collections and supporting student programs. Their contributions, including the acquisition of two rare Shakespeare folios, have been instrumental in advancing the library’s mission of academic excellence and accessibility.


Join us as we celebrate 50 years of friendship, collaboration, and support, and look forward to a future filled with continued growth and enrichment. 

Welcome, game enthusiasts and curious minds! The Hannon Library is thrilled to announce the addition of our brand-new game collection, and what better way to celebrate than with an epic Game Night extravaganza!


Join Us for Game Night!


Date: April 18, 2024

Time: 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Location: Hannon Library


Get ready to dive into the world of board games and experience the thrill of strategy, teamwork, and a whole lot of fun! Our Game Night is open to all students, faculty, and staff who are eager to explore the Hannon Library’s fantastic game collection


Discover the World of Board Games


Hannon Library’s Tech Help Desk is now your gateway to a diverse array of board games, ranging from strategic masterpieces to fast-paced card games. We plan to continue to build the collection, but we’ve already carefully curated a collection that caters to all tastes and age groups. Whether you’re a seasoned board gamer or a curious novice, there’s something for everyone!


How to Explore the Collection:


  1. Visit our Board Game Guide
  2. Click on the game titles to discover details about each game
  3. Explore the diverse range of games and find the perfect one for your game night


What to Expect


  • Check In/Out Games: Hannon Library Tech Help Desk
  • Game Demos: Learn the rules and strategies for each game with our friendly staff.
  • Tournaments: Compete against fellow gamers for glory and bragging rights.
  • Snacks: Enjoy some delicious snacks to fuel your gaming adventures


How to Participate

  • Bring Friends: The more, the merrier! Gather your friends and make it a memorable night.
  • Explore and Play: Browse the new game collection, check out a game, and let the fun begin!


Welcome, fellow history enthusiasts and curious minds!


Mark your calendars for April 11, 2024, at 5:30 pm, as we welcome author and esteemed archivist Jan Wright to Hannon Library. Join us as Jan delves into the captivating story of John Beeson, a figure both revered and reviled in Oregon’s past.


Who Was John Beeson?

Discover the tale of the “Indian Apostle,” John Beeson, an advocate for justice for Indigenous peoples in 19th-century Oregon. Despite facing political adversity, Beeson’s unwavering passion for human rights still resonates today.


Meet Jan Wright: Guardian of Oregon’s Tales

Jan’s deep knowledge of the region’s history, combined with her captivating storytelling, brings Oregon’s past to life. As the author of Oregon Outcast: John Beeson’s Struggle for Justice for the Indians, 1853-1859, Jan offers a unique perspective on our state’s heritage.


Join Us Virtually!

Can’t make it in person? No problem! Join us via Zoom here on April 11th at 5:30 pm to be part of the experience.



This event, courtesy of the Friends of Hannon Library, is free and open to all. For inquiries and accommodations, contact Hannon Library at or (541) 552-6816. Metered parking is available in lots 1, 12, 29, 36, 37, and 41.


Join us for an evening of discovery as we explore Oregon’s past with Jan Wright. See you there!

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An Evening with John Pratt: Exploring Rogue Valley’s Wine Scene

Uncorking the Spirit: An Evening with John Pratt Exploring Rogue Valley’s Wine Scene

Date: March 14, 2024

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Meese Room, Hannon Library, Southern Oregon University

Hey wine enthusiasts and curious minds! Clear your calendars for March 14th because we’ve got an exciting event lined up at the Meese Room in Hannon Library.

We’re thrilled to host John Pratt, the brains behind Celestina Vineyard and the president of the Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association. With roots in California’s vineyards and a passion for winemaking that runs deep, John’s journey is one you won’t want to miss hearing about. From learning the ropes from an Italian farming legend to his decades in education before returning to his farming roots in Southern Oregon, John’s got stories to share.

But wait, there’s more! John’s talk, “A Grower’s Eye-View of Winemaking,” isn’t just about grapes and soil. He’ll be sharing firsthand experiences, from the highs to the lows, and shedding light on why the Rogue Valley is making waves in the wine world.

Can’t make it in person? No worries! We’ve got a Zoom Link ready for you to join virtually. And yes, it’s all on the house!

Whether you’re a seasoned wine aficionado or just curious to learn more, this event is for you. And for those driving in, metered parking is available in lots 1, 12, 29, 36, 37, and 41.

Need accommodations? Reach out to SOU’s Disability Resources office, and they’ll be happy to assist.

Got questions or just want to learn more? Shoot us an email at or give us a call at (541) 552-6816.

So mark your calendars and explore the magic of Rogue Valley wines with John Pratt. See you there!