Library News

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  • Library Closed April 14

    The library will be closed on Friday, April 14 and will re-open at the regular time on Saturday, April 15.


  • Library closed 03-17-2017

    The library will be closed on March 17-18, 2017.


  • The Engineering Academic Challenge is back!

    The Engineering Academic Challenge is an immersive interdisciplinary problem-set based competition built around 5 transdisciplinary themes including Energy for a Sustainable Future, Human Intelligence Meets the Artificial and Securing Cyberspace. The first problem-set will go live on Monday, March 27. On every following Monday for 5 weeks – until Sunday, April 30 – a new problem-set of questions will be posted. Sign up for the webinar on March 27, 8 AM EST and learn how to play. (From Elsevier Website)


  • "La Belle: The Ship that Changed History" on 3/7

    The Center for History and Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast will focus on archaeology when it explores “LaBelle: the Ship that Changed History” with author James E. Bruseth, on Tuesday March 7 at a 1 p.m. student session in Landes Auditorium, Galloway Business Building, and a free public lecture, reception, and book signing from 5-7 p.m. in the University Event Center on the 8th floor of the Mary and John Gray Library.


  • Faculty Authorship Event April 10

    The Mary and John Gray Library will host an event to celebrate Faculty Authorship at Lamar University on Monday, April 10, from 2 - 4 p.m.


  • We want to learn from you!

    The library wants to learn from you! We want to know what you love about the library and what you think we could do differently.


  • Center for History and Culture Launch 1/30

    Join us to celebrate our region's rich history, art, literature, music, and cuisine at the launch of the Center for History and Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast on Monday, January 30, from 3-5 p.m. on the 8th floor of the Mary and John Gray Library.


  • Get Library Hours

    Get the library's spring semester hours daily, weekly and monthly here.


  • Library Construction Update 1/18/2017

    At the Mary and John Gray Library, we are looking forward to the Starbucks Café that will be located on the first floor.


  • Library Construction Update

    Please be advised that the Mary and John Gray Library entrance is under construction.


  • LIBRARY SERVICES CLOSED 1/5

    All library services for the Mary & John Gray Library will be closed on Thursday, January 5. The 7th floor computer lab and the IT help desk will be open. Library services will resume on Friday at 7:30 a.m.


  • Students 'Paws' from Finals with Therapy Pups

    Lamar University students took a break from their books to de-stress with therapy dogs during finals week.


  • Christmas Holidays 12/21/2016 - 1/2/2017

    The library will be closed from Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - Monday, January 2, 2017 for the Christmas break.


  • Library Wassail Dec. 6

    LU students, faculty and staff are invited to the library for a cup of wassail, snacks, sweets, and holiday cheer. Where: Mary & John Gray Library lobby When: Tuesday December 6, 2016 Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am


  • Therapy Dogs December 4-8

    Studying for finals? Feeling Stressed? Why not pause for a study break with the therapy dogs at the library...


  • Game Night 11/30 from 6-8 pm

    Take a study break to join us for a night of snacks, games and giveaways to help you relax before finals.


  • Interlibrary Loan Holiday Dates

    The Interlibrary Loan office will not process requests from December 19, 2016 - January 4, 2017, due to the Christmas holidays.