DML Summer hours

April 26, 2015 by

Summer hours will be in effect from Saturday, May 2nd through Saturday, August 22nd.

  • Sunday: 12:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Research Help Desk summer hours are:

  • Sunday: 12:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Library will be closed:

  • Monday, May 25th* (Memorial Day)
  • Friday, July 3rd
  • Saturday, July 4th* (Independence Day)

*The Chat with a Librarian 24×7 service will also be closed on these holidays.

brief Prospector downtime 5/27

May 26, 2015 by

Prospector will be unavailable for up to 45 minutes tomorrow morning (5/27) starting at 7:00 a.m. due to some maintenance on the server.

Memorial Day closure

May 20, 2015 by

The library will be closed on Monday, May 25th, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Chat with a Librarian service will also be offline for the holiday.

Paintings of Arthur Short Bull (Tatanka Ptecila)

May 9, 2015 by

Arthur Short Bull, an Oglala Lakota, grew up on the Pine Ridge reservation. He began painting watercolors as a way to deal with the stress of working as a substance abuse counselor, and his art became a vehicle for documenting the history of his people and expressing his emotions about the whys and wherefores of what has happened to Native Americans over the last few centuries. More information about his work may be found at His paintings will be on exhibit in the library’s Hartman Gallery and fireplace lounge through the month of May.

Arthur Short Bull painting

Extended hours for finals

April 10, 2015 by

The library will have extended hours during finals week, April 26th – May 1st. Summer hours will begin Saturday, May 2nd.

Sunday, April 26
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Monday – Wednesday, April 27 – 29
6:30 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 30
6:30 a.m. – midnight

Friday, May 1st
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Library catalog downtime 4/11

April 7, 2015 by

The library catalog will be unavailable on Saturday, April 11th, beginning at 9:00 p.m. MST due to a network upgrade. It is estimated the work will require up to 4 hours to complete.

Regis materials can be searched for in the Prospector catalog during the downtime.

Prospector requesting restored

April 6, 2015 by

Requesting has been restored through Prospector.


The functionality to make a request in Prospector is currently unavailable. We do not know how long this will last and will update this post when there is more information and/or a resolution.

Easter holiday hours

March 30, 2015 by

The Library will be closed on:

Friday, April 3rd – Good Friday

Sunday, April 5th – Easter

We will be open regular hours on Saturday, April 5th. Chat with a Librarian 24×7 service will be available all weekend.

Prospector back online

March 25, 2015 by

Prospector is back online and you are now able to order materials.


UPDATE 4/1/15 4pm: Prospector is now getting back online and users will begin to be able to search. However, ordering materials is still not fully restored for all libraries and may take longer to get fully functional. In addition, only the Classic search interface is functional but the newer interface should be back online in the near future.


Prospector is still unavailable due to the internet service provider transition. All services should be restored later today, April 1 2015.


The Prospector catalog will be unavailable on Tuesday, March 31st, while the Alliance transitions to a new internet service provider. We’ll post more information here as we have it.

Event with poet Max Early, 3/23

March 20, 2015 by



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