DML Fall hours

August 20, 2014 by

Hours for the fall terms begin Sunday, August 24th.

Sunday
12:30 p.m. – midnight

Monday – Thursday
7:30 a.m. – midnight

Friday
7:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Saturday
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Library will be closed on Monday, September 1st in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

The Reference Desk schedule is:

Sunday: 12:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Catholic Iconographers’ Exhibit

October 29, 2014 by

The Catholic Iconographers’ Exhibit opens on October 30th and will be on display through November 30th.

The opening reception is on Thursday, October 30th from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the fireplace lounge. Cecelia Aguallo, icon painting teacher of many years, will speak briefly about the theology and egg tempera techniques used in painting. Tanya aand Roylanna Vynar will sing Ukrainian Hymns.

Light refreshments served: Russian braided bread and butter; coffee from Common Grounds Coffee (44th and Umatilla). Fr. Mark Patrick Hederman, O. S. B., Abbot of Glenstal Abbey in Ireland which houses one of the world’s finest collection of Russian icons advises those contemplating icons:

“You don’t have to pick out an icon, the icon will pick you out for further consideration and enlightenment.”

Catholic icons

Ode to Itipini exhbit

October 13, 2014 by

Illustrations from Ode to Itipini are on display through October 28th. Regis instructor, Natasha McConnachie, illustrated the children’s story Ode to Itipini written by her mother, Jenny McConnachie.

Jenny McConnachie is a registered nurse and long serving Episcopal missionary in South Africa. Jenny wrote Ode to Itipini as a tribute to the community that she worked with for over twenty years. Itipini was a community built on a refuse site- outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa. Jenny’s story chronicles a day in the life of the community: struggles, delights and the care provided by volunteers. Natasha’s mixed media/collage illustrations convey the mprovisational nature of shanty homes and the colorful people who made their home there.

Join Natasha and Jenny for an informal exhibition closing on Tuesday, October 28th, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Illustrations are for sale at $300 each. Half of proceeds will go to Doctors Without Borders to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa. The book is available for $9 through Natasha at 303-960-8063 or online at magcloud.com.

Ode to Itipini

Extended hours for mid-terms

October 1, 2014 by

The Library will have extended hours for mid-terms, beginning on Sunday.

Sunday, October 5th
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Monday – Wednesday, October 6th – 8th
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Regular hours resume on Thursday, October 9th.

Congratulations to Martin Garnar

October 1, 2014 by

Martin Garnar, Reference Services Librarian, is also an adjunct faculty member in the Library and Information Science Program (LIS) in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver and will receive the Ruth Murray Underhill Teaching Award on Thursday, October 2nd.

In their nomination letter, Karen Riley, dean at the Morgridge College of Education, and Mary Stansbury, chair of the research methods and information science department, wrote that Garnar is “first and foremost an exceptional professional librarian. He is nationally recognized for his work in the areas of intellectual freedom and professional ethics, both of which are key concepts in this program and serve as a foundation for the profession.

“Engaging students in class discussion can be challenging, particularly for adjunct faculty as they have less interaction with the students,” Riley and Stansbury noted. “As emblematic of his commitment to teaching and to students in general, Martin works with those students individually, helping them find ways to be comfortable and confident articulating and contributing their views and knowledge.”

Congratulations to Martin on this award!

Phone issues resolved on Lowell Campus

September 19, 2014 by

Phone service has been restored.

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If you’ve tried to call the Library today, calls coming into the Lowell Campus cannot be completed. We’re not sure when the issue will be resolved – if you need to reach us in the meantime, send an email to library@regis.edu.

Banned Book Readout 2014

September 15, 2014 by

Please join us for our annual celebration of the freedom of speech. In observance of Banned Books Week, students, staff, and faculty will read selections from books that have been banned or challenged for their content.

The readings will start at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 22nd on the library steps (rain location: library fireplace lounge).

Banned Books celebration

Recorderfest in the West, Sept. 18th – 21st

September 11, 2014 by

Recorderfest in the West is a four-day festival celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Recorder Music Center (RMC) at Regis University, the 75th anniversary of the American Recorder Society (ARS) and the 50th anniversary of its Denver Recorder Society Chapter.

The RMC has a limited but growing number of circulating materials (mostly scores) available, as well as archival collections (non-circulating). Circulating materials are shelved in the Recorder Music Center Alcove on the 3rd floor of the Library and are available for public use. The Recorder Music Archival Collections are found in the Archives, Room 401.

More information about the festival events is available here.

Recorder Fest program

Rocky Flats Plant Exhibition

September 5, 2014 by

The Rocky Flats Plant Exhibition is on display on the 2nd floor of the Dayton Memorial Library through the end of the semester. Rocky Flats was a nuclear weapons production facility that had a huge influence on the Cold War, manufacturing the plutonium “core” of nuclear weapons.

Jeff Gipe is the artist; he grew up five miles southwest of Rocky Flats and his father worked there for twenty years. Stop by and see the 3 pieces in this exhibit and learn more about the history of Rocky Flats. This exhibit is sponsored by Peace and Justice Studies, the Regis College Dean’s Office, and the department of Fine and Performing Arts.

Rocky Flats exhibit

Labor Day closure

August 26, 2014 by

The Dayton Memorial Library will be closed on Monday, September 1st, in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday morning.

Upcoming Archives closures

August 26, 2014 by

The Archives will be closed all day this Thursday, August 28th, and half day on Friday, August 29th. Archives will open at 11:00 a.m. on Friday.

The Archives will also be closed Tuesday, September 2nd. The department will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday.


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