ILL Request Reminder!


We have less than a month left before the end of Spring Session II, so that means we are coming to the end of interlibrary loan requests IF you are NOT┬áregistering for a future term. If you are graduating in May or you are taking some time off from classes, your library account will expire on May 1, 2016. With less than a month left before that due date, we simply won’t have time to process, request an item from a lending library, and ship it to you.

This does not apply to items that we own in our collection. You may still place requests for items found within our catalog.

If you are registered for a future term, this deadline does not apply to you, and you may continue requesting ILL items as usual.



Reminder: Library Closed Tomorrow


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The Leatherby Libraries will be closed tomorrow in observance of Spring Break. We are closing early today at 3 pm. If you have any questions the reference desk will open at the usual time on Saturday and Sunday 12pm-5pm.

Happy Easter!

Library Happenings: Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s day is just around the corner and here at the Leatherby Libraries we are getting into the spirit of the holiday. We have a new Valentine’s display filled with selections on love from: cinema, psychology, and classic literature. If you’re looking to take a break from your studies why not take a look at all the interesting choices we have to offer for this romantic day?

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Library Happenings: The Grim Reaper

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The Grim Reaper made an appearance this morning outside the Leatherby Libraries. It seems he is unhappy with the state of the world today: he brought with him headstones mourning the death of romance, critical thinking, originality and empathy.

Students on campus often create displays either out of protest or as part of a class art project. Whatever the reason for his visit, we enjoyed that he livened up our Monday!

Library Happenings: The Holiday Season

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The Chapman Campus is decked out for the holidays, including our annual Christmas tree, and it is starting to feel chilly…by California standards at least! The students here are gearing up for the end of the semester and looking forward to taking some time off to relax and spend time with their loved ones.


We hope your end of term exams and projects are going well, and please remember that the last day of library services will be December 22, 2015. We will reopen on January 4, 2016. Enjoy your winter break!

Friday the 13th

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Happy Friday the 13th! Here at the Leatherby Libraries we like all cats so much that we would never dream of considering black cats bad luck…any type of cat crossing your path is good luck! However it still may be a good idea to avoid walking under any ladders or opening any umbrellas indoors.

Library Happenings: Mini Books

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We currently have a great display on loan from the Miniature Book Society. The miniature books in this collection vary widely; there are classics and children’s books. There are books shaped like a deck of cards and some with buckles and latches.

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These miniature books are tiny works of art!

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