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This is a reminder to all of our students and patrons that Hannon Library will be hosting the Sixth Annual Ashland Literary Arts Festival this Saturday, October 28. (more about ALAF)

To prepare for this event, the library will be closing early on Friday, October 27. Schedule for building closure follows:

2 pm – Third floor closed to patrons. Setup work will begin on this floor.

3 pm – Second floor closed to patrons.

4 pm – All building closed to patrons.

If you need materials from a closed floor between 2 pm and 4 pm, visit the Access Services desk for assistance.

The library will be open to non-festival goers on October 28, although some library services may be unavailable. Regular library operations will resume Sunday, October 29. We apologize for any inconvenience to our patrons, but we hope you’ll take the opportunity to explore the many activities offered at the Ashland Literary Arts Festival.

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Hannon Library is bringing back its BookMarks newsletter with a new, digital format and more frequent publications. Get special announcements and learn about what’s new and exciting at Hannon.

The first new issue is available! Read it here, and don’t forget to subscribe for newsletter updates.

Included in this issue:

  • Technology updates and new devices
  • Event announcements
  • Excerpt from a new book
  • New hires and last words from our recent retiree

You can read the Winter 2017 issue on this blog, or subscribe to receive future issues by email. Click HERE to subscribe.

After 28 years of working as the Reference Services Coordinator, professor, and liaison to the Business program, Connie Anderson-Cohoon retires this week. She leaves behind her a history of dedicated service to the library and the students of Southern Oregon University.

“What I love most are the students and learning something new every single day. I will miss the ebb and flow of the academic year and my amazing colleagues” said Connie.

Every day here at Hannon, Connie has shown students and colleagues how much she cares with her tireless efforts, reliable commitment, and, best of all, her bright smiles. She has been a dear friend to many, and we’ll miss her.

So we wish you a happy retirement, Connie, and remember that your smile will always be welcome here at the library.

The groundhog’s not scared anymore, the college kids are gossiping about their week in Cancun, and you’re seeing people in shorts and t-shirts for the first time in months. Spring has finally sprung into Southern Oregon, and we’re excited about it here at Hannon Library

With the coming of warmer weather, the Meese Terrace on the third floor is now open for daytime use. With great views of the campus, the Terrace is the perfect spot to make the most of spring. Anyone is welcome to enjoy the space, so come on out and enjoy the sun while you’re eating lunch, reading books, or even napping under a colorful umbrella.