Students: Get your flu shot at the library!
Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at
There will be a flu shot clinic at the TMC Library on Wednesday September 19th, from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Flu shots are first come first serve and administered by Walgreens pharmacy staff. For the flu shot to be covered by your health insurance, you need to complete this attached form and send it […]
Labor Day Holiday Hours
Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at
The TMC Library will be closed Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 4.
A notice regarding our new authentication system, Open Athens
Friday, August 17th, 2018 at
Dear TMC Library users, Recently, the Library changed its method for accessing electronic resources to a new product, OpenAthens. While the transition has been bumpier than any of us would like, we appreciate your thoughtful feedback and patience. We chose the Open Athens product because it offered several new features, particularly Single Sign […]
Independence Day 2018
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at
The TMC Library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
From the Library Director
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 at
To all our Library Users: During the past several months, TMC Library staff members have been planning and preparing for our transition from EZ Proxy to Open Athens as our authentication system for electronic resources. We have done extensive testing in a test environment. Unfortunately, due to the nature of electronic resources, we were not […]
Library Hours: April 6 & 7
Thursday, April 5th, 2018 at
The TMC Library will close at noon this Friday, April 6 and remain closed on Saturday, April 7. Regular hours will resume on Sunday, April 8.
Easter 2018 – Library Closed
Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 at
The library will be closed on April 1, 2018 for Easter Sunday. Normal hours resume on April 2, 2018.
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