Library News

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  • 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.


  • Interlibrary Loan Holiday Dates

    The Interlibrary Loan office will not process new requests from November 23 - 25, 2016, due to the Thanksgiving holidays and again from December 19, 2016 - January 4, 2017, due to the Christmas holidays.


  • Library Staff Earn Service Awards

    Please join the library in congratulating our staff members who earned service awards at the university's 2016 Staff Award Ceremony.


  • Interlibrary Loan Holiday Dates

    The Interlibrary Loan office will not process new requests from November 23 - 25, 2016, due to the Thanksgiving holidays and again from December 19, 2016 - January 4, 2017, due to the Christmas holidays.


  • Chuck Royston's “The Black Chip” book signing 11/15 at 7 pm

    Lamar University’s Mary and John Gray library and the Office of Alumni Affairs will host a book signing and reception for Chuck Royston author of the novel “The Black Chip” at 7 p.m. on November 15 on the sixth floor of the library.


  • “The Long Shadow: The Lutcher-Stark Lumber Dynasty” lecture/reception/book signing 11/9

    The Center for History and Culture will host its inaugural student/faculty lecture, reception, and book signing on November 9. The event will feature Ellen Walker Rienstra and Jo Ann Stiles, co-authors of “The Long Shadow: The Lutcher-Stark Lumber Dynasty."


  • Chuck Royston's “The Black Chip” book signing 11/15 at 7 pm

    Lamar University’s Mary and John Gray library and the Office of Alumni Affairs will host a book signing and reception for Chuck Royston author of the novel “The Black Chip” at 7 p.m. on November 15 on the sixth floor of the library.


  • Homecoming Week Schedule 10/24-29

    Homecoming is one of the biggest traditions at Lamar University, and we hope you'll be a part of Homecoming 2016: Rollin' Out the Red.