Author Archive

Library closed July 3rd and 4th

June 21, 2017

The university will be closed on Monday, July 3, and Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Summer hours will resume on Wednesday, July 5th.

Interim roles

June 21, 2017

Janet Lee, Dean of the Library, will be a Fulbright Scholar in Ethiopia from September 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018. Tom Riedel will serve as Interim Dean of the Regis University Library and Paul Betty will serve as acting head of the Research & Instruction Department. We expect to hire a 9 month temporary Research & Instruction Librarian also. Thanks to Tom and Paul for their willingness to serve in these roles during Janet’s absence.
Tom Riedel and Paul Betty

Archives closed 5/25 – 6/5

May 24, 2017

The Archives are closed Thursday, May 25th through Monday, June 5th. They will re-open on Tuesday, June 6th at 7:30 a.m.

Library closed May 29th

May 23, 2017

Regis University will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017, in observance of Memorial Day.

Library closed 5/8/17

May 8, 2017

Due to internal damage due to the storm this afternoon, the library has been closed.

DML Summer Hours

May 1, 2017

The Dayton Memorial Library’s summer hours will be in place from May 6th – August 26th, 2017.

Library hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Research Help desk:
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The library will be closed on Monday, May 29th (Memorial Day), July 3rd (university holiday), and July 4th (Independence Day).

Stress less activities during finals week

April 28, 2017

Back by popular demand! We’ll have several stress less events during finals week.

Hours for Finals Week

April 18, 2017

Time to get your study on! Library hours for finals week:

Sunday, April 30th
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Monday, May 1st – Wednesday, May 3rd
6:30 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Thursday, May 4th
6:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Friday, May 5th
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Don’t forget to check out our stress less activities during the week!

Lois Beebe Hayna, celebrated Colorado poet, died

April 11, 2017

Lois Beebe Hayna died on Monday, April 10th at the age of 103.

The author of 10 published books of poetry, she also received the following awards:
The Colorado Author’s League Lifetime Achievement Award, 2014
The Colorado Author’s League Best Book of Poetry Award – 2015, 2016
An honorary Doctorate of Letters awarded by Regis University, 2009

Born in Vesper, WI in 1913, she won a scholarship (during the Depression) to the University of Wisconsin. She graduated, married and raised 3 children. For 30 years “I wrote nothing,” she recalled. In 1974, she started teaching poetry, before she stopped teaching the class and joined it, transforming the meetings to a critique group for inspiring each other’s work.

She never looked back, writing essays and poetry up to 2017.

In tribute, the Lois Beebe Hayna Writing Center in the Dayton Memorial Library honors her published works, as well as providing space for reading, writing, and poetry classes.

The Regis University Archives and Special Collections holds the revisions and manuscript drafts of her approximately 43 years of writing: essays about rural life, the Depression, the war effort, short stories, a play, and over 3,000 poems depicting love, hate, death, age and the human condition.

Easter holiday hours

April 5, 2017

The Dayton Memorial Library will be closed on Friday, April 14th and Sunday, April 16th. We will have regular hours on Saturday, April 15th, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.