HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR. SEUSS!

March 2, 2015 by

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What is your favorite Dr. Seuss book? 

Library Hours This Week

March 2, 2015 by

Dacus Library hours for the week of Monday, March 2nd to Sunday, March 8th:

     Building Hours     Reference Hours
Mon. – Wed.      24 Hours
    9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday      24 Hours     9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday      Closes at 7:00 PM     9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday      12:00 PM to 7:00 PM     1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sunday      Opens at 1:00 PM     1:00 PM to 9:00 PM

24 hour access to the library begins at 1:00 PM Sundays
and runs until 7:00 PM Fridays.
The Information Commons desk opens at 8:00 AM and closes at midnight during 24 hour access.
Only the main floor remains open after midnight.

View complete library schedule.

Don’t forget, you need a valid Winthrop ID card in order to access the library.

Congratulations to Grace Niell

February 27, 2015 by

Grace won week two of our trivia contest in honor of Black History Month!

Did you get the correct answers?

Q: Where was William H. Johnson born?

A:  Florence, SC

Q: The nine men who staged a sit-in at McCory’s lunch counter in Rock Hill, SC in 1961 became known as?

A: Friendship Nine

Q: In what year did Winthrop integrate?

A: 1964

Dacus to Close at 6pm today, 2/25 due to inclement weather

February 25, 2015 by

The library will be closing at 6:00 PM today, Feb. 25,  due to inclement weather.  Please check back later for updates on tomorrow’s hours and remember to check the university’s alert line or www.winthrop.edu/emergency for the most up to date information on the university’s schedule.

Library Hours This Week

February 23, 2015 by

Dacus Library hours for the week of Monday, February 23rd to Sunday, March 1st:

     Building Hours     Reference Hours
Mon. – Wed.      24 Hours
    9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday      24 Hours     9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday      Closes at 7:00 PM     9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday      12:00 PM to 7:00 PM     1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sunday      Opens at 1:00 PM     1:00 PM to 9:00 PM

24 hour access to the library begins at 1:00 PM Sundays
and runs until 7:00 PM Fridays.
The Information Commons desk opens at 8:00 AM and closes at midnight during 24 hour access.
Only the main floor remains open after midnight.

View complete library schedule.

Don’t forget, you need a valid Winthrop ID card in order to access the library.

Congratulations to Brandy Brogden!

February 20, 2015 by

Congratulations to Brandy Brogden who won the first Starbucks gift card in our Black History Month trivia contest! Did you get the answers correct?

Q: What was William H. Johnson’s occupation?

A: Artist

Q: Where did the Incident of the Lunch Counter take place?

A: Rock Hill, SC

Q: Who was the first African American to attend Winthrop University?

A: Cynthia Roddey

Remember new questions will be posted on Monday each week in February, so don’t forget to play! There will be a random drawing for a mystery prize at the end of February.

Tip: Remember to include your name and email on your answer sheet.

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Win a Starbucks Gift Card at Dacus Library!

February 20, 2015 by

 

Don’t forget this is only going on until the end of February, so hurry up and come see our Black History Month exhibits! Trivia is located at the Information Commons desk along along with candy for those who participate.

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Thank You for Showing Your Love of Dacus!

February 19, 2015 by

On behalf of the Dacus Library staff, we want to thank all of you who participated in our Love Your Library event! It was a huge hit and we had so many great valentines to display all around our Information Commons!

We feel super loved and appreciated and hope you know we love serving our Winthrop students, faculty and staff each day! Take a look at some of the wonderful valentines we received. You can click on the collage to view a larger image.

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Fact or Fiction?

February 18, 2015 by

Fact or Fiction:

Legendary comedian Bob Hope visited Winthrop’s campus.

Comedian Bob Hope receiving a gift from Robert "Bob" Hope (who ran the Rock Hill, SC YMCA) - November 1984

Comedian Bob Hope receiving a gift from Robert “Bob” Hope (who ran the Rock Hill, SC YMCA) – November 1984

Fact:

Bob Hope visited and performed at Winthrop College in 1984 as part of Phillip Lader’s rededication (inauguration) as Winthrop’s seventh President.

Dacus to Close at 9pm today 2/16 due to inclement weather

February 16, 2015 by

The library will be closing at 9:00 PM today, Feb. 16,  due to inclement weather.  Please check back later for updates on tomorrow’s hours and remember to check the university’s alert line or www.winthrop.edu/emergency for the most up to date information on the university’s schedule.


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