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Win a study room for a month!

Wouldn’t it be nice to have your own private study room in the library?  For an entire month?  To share with friends?!  SUCH A ROOM EXISTS!  The library has created a private, upgraded study room reserved for the “Scholar of the Month” and their friends. Perks include: exclusive access to the upgraded study room for one […]

The Library Café Sneak Peek

As a way to train The Library Café’s new staff, Bon Appétit invited library faculty and staff to sample beverages on the house. The menu for the café includes hot drinks, cold drinks, smoothies, bottled juices, pastries and bagel sandwiches. There will also be a selection of grab and go sandwiches, salads, protein packs, fruits, yogurts, […]

Speaking Our Minds

Visit the James B. Duke Library to view an exhibit about free speech. Titles include: We must not be afraid to be free : stories of free expression in America Freedom for the thought that we hate : a biography of the First Amendment Campus hate speech on trial The soul of the First Amendment […]

ADA Anniversary Activities

July 26th is the 27th anniversary of the The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law that guarantees equal opportunity for and prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. The Furman Libraries and the Student Office for Accessibility Resources are celebrating with a display in the Research Commons of the Duke Library. The display […]

Bankers’ Hours

As Furman hosts the Consumer Bankers Association Executive Banking School, the James B. Duke Library has altered operating hours from Sunday, July 23 – Tuesday, August 1. But don’t let the idiom “bankers’ hours” fool you. These students will be working around the clock. In fact, we’ve extended our hours to accommodate their needs. The CBA […]

Literacy Corner Celebration

The graduate students enrolled in the Masters of Literacy Education have been tutoring children from the community as part of the Advanced Practicum course (also known as Literacy Corner). Today, during the Literacy Corner Celebration, parents were invited to come and see what their children have been learning. The graduate students started off the Celebration […]

4th of July Hours

Due to the Independence Day holiday, the James B. Duke Library will close at 5:00 pm on Monday, July 3rd and will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th. We will reopen on Wednesday, July 5th at 8:00 am.  To help get your 4th off to a good start, here are just a few of the library’s […]

Donate Books to Greenville Literacy in the Library

The James B. Duke Library is a drop-off location for books you would like to donate to the Greenville Literacy Association.  The collection box is at the Research Assistance Desk. Books will be accepted through the week of July 23rd. After giving away books you no longer want to own, you can load up on […]

The Literacy Corner

The Literacy Corner students had fun decorating the bust of Charlie Peace today. Charlie’s ensemble includes everything from the basket…chicken mask, St. Patrick’s Day glasses, bow tie, pink wig, 3 hats, blue wig, pirate eye patch, red feather boa, flower lei, reindeer antlers, purple Mardi Gras beads, olympic medal, and a pig nose! The Literacy […]

Summer Session I Hours

The James B. Duke Library hours during Summer Session I are as follows (note the dates in bold offer extended hours during Summer Orientation and an altered schedule for the 4th of July holiday).   June 5  Monday  8:00am – 10:00pm June 6  Tuesday  8:00am – 10:00pm June 7  Wednesday  8:00am – 10:00pm June 8 […]