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It’s that time again: Long Night Against Procrastination is just around the corner. Join us at Hannon Library from 8 pm-midnight on Wednesday, November 1 for a night of studying and fun!

LNAP is a night where extra hours of library and student services are made available in order to help you get on track with class work, projects, and academic planning.

This term’s LNAP features advising for student success, career, and financial aid; research assistance; tutoring for math, science, and writing; drop-in sessions on boosting your productivity; snacks; prizes and more!

Hope to see you there!

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Join us for the Sixth Annual Ashland Literary Arts Festival on Saturday, October 28, from 10 am to 4 pm.

This year’s festival explores independent story and thought throughout the entire  Cascadia region, celebrating not only books, but all forms of expression: literature, poetry, journalism, art, lyrics, comics, film, and documentary.

The event will include a wide range of activities for everyone to enjoy—writing workshops, author readings, film viewings, storytelling and crafts for children, and even a Wonder Woman costume contest!

You can find the complete festival schedule on Sched:

https://ashlandliteraryartsfestival2017.sched.com/

Mobile version:

https://ashlandliteraryartsfestival2017.sched.com/mobile

Festival events are free and open to the public. Free parking will be available (print-friendly parking map). Attendees can also enjoy concessions from Sultan’s Delight food truck and Sweet Cream hand-crafted ice cream.

Regular weekend library services will be available during normal business hours. Students can use LIB 114 for quiet computing space during the event. Study rooms will only be available on a first-come, first-served basis that day (no reservations), and all conference rooms will be in use by festival events.

The Ashland Literary Arts Festival would like thank all its sponsors and supporters, including: ACCESS, Ajna Bound Press, Janet Anderson, Ashland Independent Film Festival, Blackstone Audio, Friends of Hannon Library, enemy combatant publications, Harry & David, Main Street Writers, Medford Public Library, Dr. Dean Raffelock, Stephanie Raffelock, Rights and Opportunities Foundation, Schneider Museum, Willamette Writers

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ALAF Parking Map

Whether you are trying to publish a few poems or an entire book, this one-hour presentation by Amy Miller will provide you with the tips, resources, and tough-love advice you need. Don’t miss this free event on October 16, 4-5 pm in the library’s Meese Room (LIB 305).

With so many ways to get published these days—print, online, journals, blogs, traditional and self-publishing—it’s easy to get overwhelmed when deciding where to send your poetry. Amy Miller, a longtime book editor, can help guide your way. Miller’s poetry has appeared in more than 100 literary journals, numerous anthologies, and 11 chapbooks. She won the Cultural Center of Cape Cod National Poetry Competition, as well as the Jack Grapes Poetry Prize and Whiskey Island Award. Miller currently works as the publications project manager for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

As part of the Friends of Hannon Library Speaker Series, this event is event is free and open to the public. Attendees can get free campus parking for this event by visiting any campus parking meter and using this code: FHL1016. For more information, contact Hannon Library at libraryevents@sou.edu or 541-552-6816.

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As part of SOU’s Week of Welcome events, we welcome new—and returning—students to come by Hannon Library’s open house:

Tuesday, September 26
5-8 pm
All Building

Meet librarians and library staff, learn about the many services and resources available to students, and have a bit of fun.

Win a $50 Gift Card!

When you arrive, swipe you SOU ID to receive your Open House Passport and 1 free entry for a raffle gift card drawing. Use your passport in a self-guided tour around the building and discover all the resources the library has to offer. Increases your chances to win by visiting the stations listed in your passport. For each station you visit, you’ll receive an additional raffle entry.

All SOU students are eligible to win. Must show your SOU student ID to participate.

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NewsletterSpring2017

The Spring 2017 of the library’s BookMarks newsletter is available! Read it here, and don’t forget to subscribe for updates about future issues. CLICK TO READ

Included in this issue:

  • Upcoming event announcements
  • Library staff news
  • Updates to Hannon’s digital collections
  • New books

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