News and Relocations
We understand that having part of the library closed and noisier than usual is an inconvenience. Please feel free to bring your concerns, suggestions or questions to library staff throughout this process and we will try to accommodate you in whatever ways we can. Check this page for the latest updates on the project and changes/relocations of library services.
- Fall 2014 semester started with rave reviews for the Library Learning Commons
- Study Ground Cafe opened
- Signage and other finishing items being worked on
- Multi-Purpose Room opens for use
- Work continues on the Study Ground Cafe.
- Library Learning Commons open to the public.
- Vending machines relocated to permanent home.
- Computers installed.
- Equipment and furnishing being installed in the new Learning Commons
- Collaboration tables installed in Group Rooms.
- Digital microform reader installed in Periodicals area.
- Temporary computers removed from upper level
- Study tables and other furnishings restored to upper level
- Ceilings and lighting installed.
- Carpet laid
- Cabinet work begins
- Plumbing work on the lower level is nearing completion
- Stephenville Empire Tribune, February 25, 2014
- The library is open! Construction continues into front lobby and remainder of main floor. Restrooms available on upper level.
- Bookstore vending machine relocated to Circulation desk.
- Texan card kiosk is unavailable. Add money to your card at Circulation desk or online: https://tarleton.managemyid.com/student/login.php
- Library cafe is temporarily relocated to the Dining Hall.
- Reference and Periodicals moved to completed area, but not open to the public. Please ask at information desk for needed items.
- Periodicals and Reference collections relocated to staff areas (please ask if you need any items!)
- Periodicals staff and students assistance relocated to offices
- Display case has been removed.
- 6 current popular/regional newspapers moved to the upper floor information desk.
- Renovations continue
- Equipment and furnishing identified for the Learning Commons.
- Finishes and colors are selected
- New KIC scanner added to services.
- JTAC NEWS - August 21, 2013
- Charging station on the upper floor
- Reference Services moved to upper floor.
- 40 computers relocated to upper floor.
- Color printer relocated to the upper floor printing/copy area
- Computer tables relocated to upper level
- Computers removed from the main floor
- Campus news story about the renovation- http://www.tarleton.edu/scripts/press/display.asp?id=4123
- Periodicals shelving removed from main floor
- Periodicals and Reference Collections relocated to old lounge area
- Student Lounge cleared
- Relocated lounge seating from main to upper level
- Removed computers and vending machines (beverage and snack) from student lounge
- Moved book store vending machine to foyer
- Created new study area on upper level
- Reduced study seating on main level