Winter Break hours

During the winter break the library hours will be:
  • December 16 - last day of normal library services
  • December 17 - closed for normal use. Between the hours of 10 - 2, you can: return items, pay fines, and clear your record - no normal use of library: including, no computer use, no checking out of materials, no reference
  • December 20 to January 2 - library completely closed, no staff available due to staff furlough
  • January 3 to 7 -  closed for normal use, you can: return items, pay fines, and clear your record - no normal use of library; including, no computer use, no checking out of materials, no reference
  • January 10 - open normal hours
    • Monday to Thursday:  8 AM to 6 PM
    • Friday: 10 AM to 4 PM
    • Closed: Saturday, Sunday, state holidays

New database: Credo Reference

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Credo Reference is an online reference collection, and it features full-text content from hundreds of reference books covering a broad range of subjects. It's a search engine like Google, but instead of searching the entire Internet, your results come from a comprehensive library of trusted reference sources without advertisements, clutter, or irrelevant hits.

Happy Birthday Kitty White!!

The library just had a swell party for Kitty White, aka, Hello Kitty. The lovely mouthless kitty is 36 years old!




Miss White was so excited and happy!

Some things you might not know about Kitty White (from Wikipedia):

  • Name: Kitty White
  • Birthday: November 1, 1974
  • Blood type: A
  • Place of birth: Sanio, Japan
  • Height: That of five apples
  • Weight: That of three apples
  • Good at: Baking cookies
  • Favourite food: Apple pie made by Mama (mum)
  • Favourite word: "Friendship"
  • Collects: Small cute things like sweets, stars, goldfish etc.
  • Best school subjects: English, music and visual arts
  • Description: A bright and kind-hearted girl, good at baking cookies and loves Mama's apple pie. Very close to her twin sister Mimmy.
She also has her own branded cars and airline.

Come over the the UHMC Library on 11/1 at 11 AM for some birthday cake.