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Inspired Performance 2015

For the Oxford Library, April is a month full of celebration. This week and next, the library will exhibit a variety of materials around our 1st floor reading nook and commons area in celebration of our Inspired Performance exhibits. Inspired Performance is an annual event for the faculty and staff of Oxford College to display their latest…

National Library Week, April 12-18

This week is National Library Week!  National Library week began nearly 70 years ago as a way to promote the support and use of libraries. It is sponsored by the American Library Association, and this year’s theme is “Unlimited possibilities @ your library®.” Monday (4/13): Cupcakes at 3:30pm! Wednesday (4/15): Come make buttons with our button…

Valerie Boyd and Roger Fleming Author Presentations

The Oxford College Library will be hosting two authors, Valerie Boyd and Roger Fleming, this spring.  While we exhibit the work and legacy of Alice Walker in our exhibit space, we are delighted to have Valerie Boyd present on her work curating and editing Alice Walker’s journals for the 2017 publication of Gathering Blossoms Under…

Phat Panda in the library!

Phat Panda Bubble Tea is now available in the library on Thursday and Sunday evenings from 8pm – 11pm. Phat Panda was developed by Oxford sophomores Shikhar Sood and Luke You. They worked with several departments on campus to bring bubble tea from concept to reality. If you are ever in the library on Thursday…

Library Lock-in – Food and Fun After Hours

On Friday, February 20th, the library hosted its second annual Library Lock-in, co-sponsored by the SGA Library Committee. 32 students participated in the event, in which they came to the library after-hours for food and activities. The evening started with dinner, which allowed the students to get to know each other with casual conversation. After…

Valentine’s Day in the Library

Love, and a little friendly competition, circulated through the library this week as campus clubs vied for photo booth domination in the library. On Tuesday the Student Library Committee kicked off the fun filled week with a tradeoff allowing students to display their bitter single versus loving mingle sides using separate photo booth backdrops. Broken…

Bagel Break April 30 @ 8pm!

Don’t miss our Bagel Break on Wednesday, April 30th at 8pm in the Library Cafe! The Bagel Break features bagels from Dunkin’ Donuts, coffee, and special flavored creamers.

Don’t miss our National Library Week events!

Celebrate Oxford College Library Spirit Week with us Monday, April 14 – Friday, April 18! Oxford College Library Spirit Week coincides with National Library Week this year. Come celebrate with us throughout the week and learn stress relief tips, get research help, and possibly win prizes! Dooley in the Dewey – Monday-Friday Search for Dooley…

Evening with an Author ~ Wednesday February 26

On Wednesday February 26 at 7pm, Georgia author and Oxford alum William Rawlings will be at the library to discuss and sign copies of his latest book, A Killing on Ring Jaw Bluff, a non-fiction account of a small town murder in 1925, set against the backdrop of the rise and fall of Georgia’s rural…

Coming Soon: Writing & Research Studio Hours!

Oxford Library and the Writing Center are working together to host Writing & Research Studio Hours! These hours will be held in the evening and will be involve librarians and writing center tutors working together. Our goal is to have a workshop-like atmosphere where students can bring drafts for a “one shop stop” experience. While…

End of Semester Comments from Library Associate Dean

  As we reach the end of the semester, I am reflecting upon our first semester in Oxford’s new Library and Academic Commons.  It has been an exciting time for our students, faculty, and staff.  The library has become a hub of activity for the community including events such as the Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting, the…

Study Breaks for Finals!

The library is hosting a bagel study break on Thursday, 12/12 at 8pm!   Stop by and grab a yummy bagel to help fuel your late-night studying! Other goodies to watch out for in and around the library during finals: Tuesday, 12/10 – Phi Eta Sigma Tutoring Night 8pm – 10pm in Rooms 201 and…