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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Library online catalog is back up

The library catalog is now available for use. Thank you for your patience during today's maintenance.

Lemonade at the Library

Come join us for Lemonade at the Library!  Delicious lemonade will be served outside the Mary and John Gray Library between 1:00-4:00. While you're here, check out our exhibit featuring photos of past Lamar Homecomings and historical memorabilia. 

Monday, September 29, 2014

Early Voting Starts on October 20th

Early voting for the Gubernatorial elections and other state races begins on October 20th and ends on October 31st.

You must reside in Jefferson County to vote in Jefferson County. If you are a student and wish to vote in your home county you can request an absentee ballot.

Jefferson County residents can do your early voting on campus in the Setzer Student Center on October 21-23 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on all three days.

To check your voter registration records you can visit

Early voting begins on October 20th and ends on October 31st. For a list of locations and hours see:  NOTICE-OF-EARLY-VOTING-LOCATIONS-AND-HOURS_-11-04-2014

If you have any questions about voting or voter registration call 835-VOTE (8683)

Express yourself....VOTE!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

"Remembering Through Archives: Online Exhibit"

Check out Lamar University Archives' contribution to "Remembering Through Archives: An Online Exhibit" on the Gulf Coast Reads website at http://www.gulfcoastreads.org/collections

Visit Lamar's Special Collections and Archives at http://vmlibweb.lamar.edu/info/archives.htm to view more images.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Declaration for the Right to Libraries

Sign the Declaration for the Right to Libraries!  http://www.ilovelibraries.org/declaration/sign

The Declaration for the Right to Libraries is the cornerstone document of ALA President Barbara Stripling’s presidential initiative, Libraries Change Lives, which is designed to build the public will and sustained support for America’s right to libraries of all types – academic, special, school, and public.  Read more here: http://www.ilovelibraries.org/declaration