Thursday, March 08, 2012

Spring Break 2012

Spring Break Hours

1. March 11, Sunday: Closed
2. March 12 -16, Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm (ARC Lab: 8:00am-4:30pm)
3. March 17, Saturday: Closed

The University Library will reopen on Sunday, March 18, from 1:00pm-10:00pm, with the ARC Lab open from 1:30pm-9:30pm.

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Spring 2012 Newsletter Available

Check out all the cool happenings at the University Library!

Notable Southern Women Writers

What do Zora Neale Hurston, Carolyn Haines, Eudora Welty, Harper Lee, Alice Walker and Margaret Mitchell have in common? They are all Southern women writers.

Check out the Library's display on these writers:

1st Floor North

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Mardi Gras and Library Closing

The University Library will be closed on Tuesday, February 21, for Mardi Gras.

For information on Mobile's Mardi Gras traditions, see Mobile's Mardi Gras from the Encyclopedia of Alabama and Local Legacies: Mardi Gras in Mobile from the Library of Congress. Always wondered why Mobilians throw moon pies? Check out the Mobile Carnival Museum's FAQ. For the story behind Joe Cain Day, see Joe Cain from the Encyclopedia of Alabama.

For parade schedules, routes, and checklists, see The Mobile Carnival Museum. The Mobile Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau also has parade schedules and Mardi Gras information, such as history and terminology.