Saturday, December 19, 2015

Happy Holidays!

Willi the Library fish wishes all the Alexandria Campus community a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year:

Willie recommends getting in the seasonal frame of mind with a good old Dickensian read:

If you know what "smoking bishop" is, enjoy some of that as well (you have to read to the end of the book to find out why!).

Goodbye Final Exams

As Final Exams come finally to an end, the Library returns to normal hours.

During the last week of classes and final exams week the Library opened early at 8am and closed late at 11pm.  

Over 110 students were served before 8.30 in the morning and over 500 stayed late with us (with coffee, cookies, chips, snacks and sodas at 10pm) for a grand total of 625 dedicated undergrads studying for exams, finishing research and writing papers.  Almost none of them did this:

Friday, December 11, 2015

Come be cosy with us...

Get a cup of hot cocoa (Hot Chocolate Bar Monday Dec 14th!!!) or a cup of coffee and a cookie (study snacks at 10pm Monday - Thursday!!!!) and enjoy our book fireplace:

Yes, our fireplace is made with de-accessioned National Geographic Magazines!

Monday, December 07, 2015

Extended Hours

Back by popular demand!  This week and next week the Library will be open extra hours for the last week of classes and final exams.

The Library will be open from 8am - 11pm Monday through Thursday and 
8am - 6pm on Fridays.

Stay up late with us and enjoy Late Night Study Break at 10pm.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Binge Watch

Binge-Watch:  to watch multiple episodes of a TV show in a short period of time!

Check out one the Library's DVD series.

Check out

Doctor Who
Arrested Development
Orange is the New Black
Game of Thrones
Mr Bean
One Foot in the Grave
Good Neighbours
Star Trek (Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager)
Absolutely Fabulous
The Young Ones
Flight of the Conchords
Orphan Black
Yes, Minister
Upstairs Downstairs
The Forsyte Saga (original and reboot!)

And many more!  Visit the DVD section soon!