Rod Cast - News and Events

December 17, 2012 - 8:58 am

The online chat and text message service has reduced hours during the holiday break.  There will be no chat or text service between December 15-January 6.  The week of January 7-11 the chat and text hours will be 12 noon - 5:00 pm.

Librarians and staff are available to answer questions any time the library is open during the above dates.  Please contact the reference desk by voice phone at 273-283...

December 14, 2012 - 2:44 pm

The Library will have special hours during the winter interim.  Please see our hours page for all the details.  Happy Holidays!

December 11, 2012 - 5:26 pm
Student sitting in funbky "person" chair



You might have seen that strange chair shaped like a person that was delivered to the Learning Commons area of the library today. We are trying out some new furniture @ the Rod!  We want you to come try it out and vote!!!   What do YOU think???  It is located in the library by the glass windows facing the ITTC Building.

December 06, 2012 - 11:55 am

The Library will have extended hours to allow students extra time to study and work on projects in the building.  See our building hours page for the details!

Good luck, everyone!

December 03, 2012 - 12:05 pm

 Effective January 14th the Circulation desk will discontinue the use of date due stamps in your material. You will receive an email receipt with the due date of your material and you will continue to receive courtesy notices indicating upcoming due dates. If you would like to have your books stamped, just ask at the desk. Thanks!

December 03, 2012 - 9:32 am

Because of the Holiday Mail Rush, most libraries suspend lending of books and materials that could be lost; therefore, we will not be ordering books from December 5, 2012 - January 2, 2013.

Have a safe and happy holiday.  Rod Library Interlibrary Loan Staff.

November 28, 2012 - 12:36 pm

Thanks to everyone for participating and giving input on the Learning Commons over the past few months! We are very excited about the changes to come and we know you are, too! We are currently compiling and analyzing all of the input we have received.  As soon as that is done, we will be sure to share our findings with you!  We do have information, articles, and other items of interest that can be found at ou...

November 28, 2012 - 8:57 am

Did you know...

that files can be burned to CDs or DVDs on Rod Library computers?  Use the built-in Windows functionality to handle a few files or the Roxio burning software (under All Programs) for bigger jobs.  If you get stuck, ask one of the library staff to help you!

November 20, 2012 - 10:21 am

The Browsing Room is open now for studying, browsing and relaxing.  Enjoy!

November 16, 2012 - 4:37 pm

The Browsing Room will be closed during Thanksgiving Break to allow the electrical contractors to replace the light fixtures in that space. 

If you need a DVD or book from the Browsing Room during this time please see the helpful folks at the Circulation Desk.  They will be able to pull the items for you.

Thanks for your understanding!