Archive for November, 2008

Amnesty for fines – Dec. 1 through Jan. 11

November 26, 2008

The Dayton Memorial Library and the Colorado Springs Branch Library are waiving all fines (no questions asked!) on all overdue materials upon return. Return your overdue books and videos between December 1, 2008 – January 11, 2009 and fines will be waived.

Damaged items will not be accepted. Please stop by the circulation desk at either library for options.

R U Reading

November 25, 2008

RU Reading is a monthly event for Regis University to promote reading. Readings will occur through the fall and spring, September through April. Sponsored by the Regis University Library, these events will feature a person reading aloud a work of their own choosing, by their own hand or by another. All Regis University students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend these readings.

Each event will last an hour, usually 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., with a short time for questions or discussion and light snacks.

Date: Tuesday, December 9th
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Featured Reader: Ken Phillips
Location: Fireplace lounge, Dayton Memorial Library

RU Reading Fall 2008 schedule:

  • Thursday, September 18th – Fr. Michael Sheeran
  • Thursday, October 23rd – Awon Atuire
  • Thursday, November 20th – Elizabeth Cook
  • Tuesday, December 9th – Ken Phillips

Podcasts of the readings can be found in the Regis Library on iTunes U

Readers will be selected by the RU Reading Committee composed of Manijeh Pourgolafshani, Elizabeth Cook, Janet Lee, and Ivan Gaetz. This program is made possible through a generous donation of Mary (LHC ’52) and Tom Rollins.

For more information, please contact

Archives closed Nov. 25 and 26

November 21, 2008

The Archives will be closed on Tuesday, November 25th and Wednesday, November 26th and will reopen after the Thanksgiving holiday at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 2nd.

American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications website unavailable this weekend

November 13, 2008

The ACS Publications website will be unavailable the weekend of November 15th – 16th as they migrate to a new web platform. The site is expected to be unavailable starting at 8:30 a.m. EST on Saturday, November 15th.

Archives closed Friday, November 14th

November 13, 2008

The Archives will be closed on Friday, November 14th. They will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 18th.

Library hours for the Thanksgiving holiday

November 6, 2008

Dayton Memorial Library

  • Wednesday, November 26th: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 27th (Thanksgiving): CLOSED
  • Friday, November 28th: CLOSED

Regular hours resume on Saturday, November 29th.

Colorado Springs Branch Library

  • Wednesday, November 26th: 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 27th (Thanksgiving): CLOSED
  • Friday, November 28th: CLOSED

The Ask a Librarian chat service will be closed on Thursday, November 27th.

Martin Garnar on Jeopardy!, Friday, Nov. 7

November 6, 2008

Martin Garnar, reference librarian at Regis University, will appear on the TV show Jeopardy! on Friday, November 7th. The local broadcast is scheduled to air at 6:00 p.m. on KMGH Channel 7.

Mad Scientist

November 6, 2008

This exhibit will be on display in the Hartman Gallery of the Dayton Memorial Library through November 29th.

Last Spring (2008) Judith Gardner, affiliate faculty in Regis College, worked with a group of students at Regis University to create a mural for the entry hall of the newly remodeled Pomponio Family Science Building. They worked with images shared by the science faculty of their research work or things that they were doing with their students. In the process of doing the mural, several pieces were done to jump start the students on the project. These pieces weren’t used in the mural and are now on display in the Dayton Memorial Library.

Judith’s son Andrew Simpkins is an emerging artist who will be hanging a show of his portrait work in the Hartman Gallery for December 2008. It is a series of rather quirky portraits of his friends as super heroes. Andrew has just earned an Associates degree in Art from Red Rocks Community College. He has shown individual pieces in the Jefferson County High School show at the Arvada Center for the Arts and in student shows at Red Rocks, but this will be his first solo show.