Jay-Rollins Library, McMurry University

Jay-Rollins Library, McMurry University "What we do is give people the information they need, and with it the ability to gain more control and direction in their lives." Sara Fine, legendary librarian of the New York Public Library

The Jay-Rollins Library is an academic library serving the needs of McMurry University and the surrounding community of Abilene, TX. It is a member of the Abilene Library Consortium, comprised of 4 University libraries (MCM, ACU, HPU, HSU) and the Abilene Public libraries.

Operating as usual

And so it begins....
05/10/2021

And so it begins....

And so it begins....

Hooray!
05/07/2021

Hooray!

Hooray!

It's Hump Day and the Wednesday of Finals.  A powerful combination...Go War Hawks!
05/05/2021

It's Hump Day and the Wednesday of Finals. A powerful combination...Go War Hawks!

FREE! FREE!! FREE!!!The MCMURRY PIT STOP is BACK!Wednesday & Thursday, May 5th and 6th in front of Gold Star from 12 pm ...
05/04/2021

FREE! FREE!! FREE!!!
The MCMURRY PIT STOP is BACK!
Wednesday & Thursday, May 5th and 6th in front of Gold Star from 12 pm to 3 pm.
We will: wash your windows, check your oil and fluid levels, & check your tire pressure.
There will be snacks!
Travel Safe War Hawks!

FREE! FREE!! FREE!!!
The MCMURRY PIT STOP is BACK!
Wednesday & Thursday, May 5th and 6th in front of Gold Star from 12 pm to 3 pm.
We will: wash your windows, check your oil and fluid levels, & check your tire pressure.
There will be snacks!
Travel Safe War Hawks!

05/04/2021
05/03/2021
And so it begins...
05/03/2021

And so it begins...

And so it begins...

04/30/2021
04/29/2021
Just saw this... job fair today.
04/28/2021
If you need a job in Abilene, this is the event for you

Just saw this... job fair today.

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — If you’ve been out and about in Abilene lately, you’ve likely seen “HELP WANTED” signs everywhere. It’s no secret that businesses need wor…

04/28/2021
Hmmm...
04/27/2021

Hmmm...

Hmmm...

Should have posted this before our extended hours...
04/26/2021

Should have posted this before our extended hours...

Should have posted this before our extended hours...

We have extended our hours for the end of term to better serve you.  Come on in and stay awhile!
04/26/2021

We have extended our hours for the end of term to better serve you. Come on in and stay awhile!

We have extended our hours for the end of term to better serve you. Come on in and stay awhile!

It's Wednesday, some fun for hump day.
04/07/2021

It's Wednesday, some fun for hump day.

~PUNdora

03/30/2021
03/24/2021

Heads up!

Chic, superfluous...
03/17/2021

Chic, superfluous...

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Our friends at the Abilene Public Library Main and South Branches resume their regular schedules today! The Mockingbird ...
03/10/2021
Abilene, TX

Our friends at the Abilene Public Library Main and South Branches resume their regular schedules today! The Mockingbird Branch will re-open on April 1st!
https://abilenetx.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=892

Abilene Main and South Branch Libraries return to regular service March 10

03/05/2021

Going through some papers at work, found this quote:
"Our neighbors in Waco begged us not to got to Abilene. They said there were only cowboys and wild animals and wind to blow you off your feet, so my husband came out here in 1890 to see the town and fell in love with it. " Mrs. M.H. (Nanny) Compere
Those Waco folks were sure right about the wind...

#ProtectTheNest Keep wearing those masks & social distancing  War Hawks- we love you!
03/03/2021

#ProtectTheNest Keep wearing those masks & social distancing War Hawks- we love you!

#ProtectTheNest Keep wearing those masks & social distancing War Hawks- we love you!

In addition to all of the wonderful print & electronic resources in the Library we also house the AEC and TRIO Support S...
02/24/2021

In addition to all of the wonderful print & electronic resources in the Library we also house the AEC and TRIO Support Services- McMurry takes care of its own.

Shelf Awareness
02/24/2021

Shelf Awareness

Lynn Miclea, Author
02/24/2021

Lynn Miclea, Author

02/23/2021

Good to know.. apparently its a dazzle of zebras and a murder of crows.

We are open 2pm-10pm. You can't drink the water, but you can read the books, search the databases, access the WiFi and s...
02/21/2021

We are open 2pm-10pm. You can't drink the water, but you can read the books, search the databases, access the WiFi and safely spread out to study....

02/20/2021

We will be open tomorrow- Sunday the 21st from 2pm-10pm. We cannot use the water fountains but we have lots of books, WiFi, databases ,and heat to keep you studying!

We have lots!
02/15/2021

We have lots!

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Brrrr its cold...  we will be closed today, stay warm and safe.
02/15/2021

Brrrr its cold... we will be closed today, stay warm and safe.

02/12/2021
Well this is just cool...
02/12/2021

Well this is just cool...

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

The Main Library’s book fountain represents the free flow of information and ideas through the printed word.

Address

1601 War Hawk Way
Abilene, TX
79605

General information

Mailing address: Jay-Rollins Library 1 McMurry University Box# 218 Abilene, Texas 79697 Circulation Desk: (325) 793-4692 Reference Desk: (325) 793-4683 Email: [email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

+13257934692

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Today on Tuesdays with Ted at the Library we watched 3 thought provoking talks: Stefana Broadbent - "How the Internet enables intimacy"; Sherry Turkle- "Connected but alone?" and Monica Lewinsky"The price of shame". All, especially the last two, are well worth your time. We have to do better.
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