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Don't forget to return your library items before you leave for the summer! All books and Chromebooks are due back by MAY 4th - no exceptions!
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Downs-Jones Library Apr 16
Did you check out a library item this semester and return it a bit late? Or not at all? Pay fines now and get a $1 discount! Stop by the library desk, or check online at . All fines and fees go to the Business Office on 4/27 – this offer expires then!
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Downs-Jones Library Apr 11
Check out this article on Tracy Smith, the current U.S. and the fifth African-American to hold the title. She is a winner of the Cave Canem Prize, the James Laughlin Award, and the Prize.
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Downs-Jones Library Apr 2
Featured for April: South Asian authors! New works by talented debut and/or award-winning , , , , , , and writers are on display this month in the Downs-Jones Library.
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Downs-Jones Library Mar 26
The library will be CLOSED Friday, March 30th through Sunday, April 1st. We encourage the campus community instead to attend the Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31st and enjoy the projected nice weather. We will reopen on Monday, April 2nd!
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Downs-Jones Library Mar 21
The library will be CLOSED this Saturday, March 24th. We are happy to host part of the inaugural Mary E. Branch Women's Empowerment Conference here in the library!
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Downs-Jones Library Mar 8
Staying in town for but still need to get some homework done? The library will be OPEN March 9-14 over .
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Downs-Jones Library Mar 8
Don't forget to vote for HT daily in the challenge!
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Downs-Jones Library Mar 7
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Downs-Jones Library Mar 7
We've almost made it to ! The library will be open on regular hours 3/10-14, closed 3/15-17, and open 3/18. Got a book checked out? Don’t forget to renew it online! ( are not renewable online: return in person during open hours.)
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Downs-Jones Library Mar 6
Coming this weekend to the Downs-Jones Library: <div>Hackathon 4.0! This event is open to all high school and undergraduate students. Learn more & register at
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Downs-Jones Library Mar 5
: Our is back up and running again! Thank you to Zeno Imaging and our IT department - students may once again print in the library!
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Downs-Jones Library Mar 5
to students: the library is not working today. Help is on the way! We'll let you know as soon as we can print again. Thanks for your patience!
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Downs-Jones Library Mar 2
This month the library is featuring new novels by African American authors! Stop by with your HT ID card and pick one up today. (Books check out for 3 weeks.)
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Downs-Jones Library Feb 28
It's the last day of February...here's when the library will be open in March! Note that we are CLOSED March 15-17 for Spring Break, and March 30 for Good Friday.
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Downs-Jones Library Feb 27
Share to help support win $50,000 for campus improvements through the Your School Campus Program! Vote daily at
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Downs-Jones Library Feb 20
Join us Thursday, February 22 for "Celebrating : Books Written by Black Writers". Excerpts from new books will be read, will be provided while supplies last, and may be available. From 1-3 PM & 7-9 PM. Upstairs in the Downs-Jones Library.
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Downs-Jones Library Feb 14
More Stories from Black History Month: Dr. Henry Highland Garnet: "One of History's Foremost Anti-Slavery Organizers Is Often Left Out of the Black History Month Story" -
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Downs-Jones Library Feb 12
February 2018's theme for Black History Month is "African Americans in Times of War". Read: 'We Can Be a Better Country If We Know These Stories.’ The Complicated History of African Americans in the Military
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Downs-Jones Library Feb 9
Check out this Austin Chamber Music concert featuring Black Female Composers! It's happening just a block north of HT on Sunday afternoon at the Carver Museum, and admission is free.
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