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We understand that having part of the library closed and noisier than usual is an inconvenience. Please feel free to bring your concerns, suggestions or questions to library staff throughout this process aLibrary Learning Commonsnd we will try to accommodate you in whatever ways we can. Check this page for the latest updates on the project and changes/relocations of library services.

August 2014

  • Fall 2014 semester started with rave reviews for the Library Learning Commons
  • Study Ground Cafe opened
  • Signage and other finishing items being worked on
  • Multi-Purpose Room opens for use

July 2014

  • Work continues on the Study Ground Cafe.

June 2014

May 2014

April 2014

  • Ceilings and lighting installed.
  • Carpet laid

March 2014

  • Cabinet work begins
  • Plumbing work on the lower level is nearing completion

February 2014

  • Stephenville Empire Tribune, February 25, 2014

January 2014

  • The library is open! Construction continues into front lobby and remainder of main floor. Restrooms available on upper level.
  • Bookstore vending machine relocated to Circulation desk.
  • Texan card kiosk is unavailable.  Add money to your card at Circulation desk or online:
  • Library cafe is temporarily relocated to the Dining Hall.
  • Reference and Periodicals moved to completed area, but not open to the public. Please ask at information desk for needed items.

December 2013

  • Periodicals and Reference collections relocated to staff areas (please ask if you need any items!)
  • Periodicals staff and students assistance relocated to offices
  • Display case has been removed.
  • 6 current popular/regional newspapers moved to the upper floor information desk.

November 2013

  • Renovations continue
  • Equipment and furnishing identified for the Learning Commons.

October 2013

  • Finishes and colors are selected

September 2013

August 2013
Laptop bar

July 2013

 June 2013

May 2013

  • Created new study area on upper level
  • Reduced study seating on main level