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2016 Halloween Costume Contest

Your favorite time of year is here! The Library’s Annual Halloween Costume Contest is back, with your chance to win a $50 Starbucks gift card! Simply visit the Library in costume on Monday October 31st 1:00pm – 3:00pm. We’ll take your picture and enter you into the contest (voting takes place on the UTC Library’s Facebook page). Check out past entrants in the Facebook photo galleries here: 2015, 2014,

Author Visit and Book Signing with Cherie Priest

The UTC Library is delighted to welcome local author and University of Tennessee alumnus Cherie Priest back to campus for a haunting reading from her latest novel, The Family Plot. Guests will also have the opportunity to ask questions and have their copies of her books signed by the author. The event will take place in the Southern Writers Room located on the 4th floor of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library on Tuesday, October 25 at 5:30pm.

Flood Recovery Update

Collections As many of you know, we froze some of the wet Library books after the flood as a way of preventing the development and spread of mold. Now these approximately 8,500 books are on the way to Texas for a special de-freeze process that helps to preserve the books as they thaw.  We hope to have them back in 4-6 weeks.  Upon return, we will review the items for

Library Update as of January 26, 2016

Collections Recovery efforts continue throughout the 1st and Ground floors. Library staff is working with building, insurance, and state professionals to salvage materials and restore operations as quickly as possible. Requesting Library Materials The Library has instituted a temporary paging (or retrieval) system so that students, faculty and staff can use undamaged materials. While the Ground floor is still off-limits, you are now able to place a hold on

Library Flood Update As of January 21, 2016

As you may be aware, the UTC Library  sustained water damage to its 1st and Ground floors on Monday evening.  Library staff are currently in ‘triage mode’ and still doing initial assessments before developing a full response plan. Here’s the current status of the building and services: Collection Services Print and AV collections, located on 1st and Ground, are unavailable at this time. All new item ordering has been stopped.

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