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  • Friends Picture Party

    January 15 - The Friends of the Porter Henderson Library and West Texas Collection will host its second annual “picture party” on Saturday, February 14, in the Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont Drive.
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    MLK in Streaming Videos @ The Library

    January 14 - Did you know that you can use the Library’s databases to find streaming videos about Martin Luther King, Jr.: the man, the history, and the holiday?
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    The Year in Review: the Top 10 Historic Photos of 2014 as Determined by the Viewers

    December 29 -

    See which photographs from the West Texas Photo Gallery were viewed the most in 2014 and browse the collection to find your favorite!

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    National Roots Day

    December 23 - Do you know about the Library’s resources and databases available to help you research your family tree?
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    Student Assistant Appreciation Food Feast

    December 17 -

    Every fall and spring the Library staff takes time to show appreciation for our student assistants, have fun, and eat way too much!

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    C is for Cookies……and Coffee!!

    December 3 -

    Come to the Library while you burn the midnight oil studying for finals - we will be brewing up the joe!

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    Tis the Season of Joy and Sharing!

    November 28 -

    The Porter Henderson Library hosts a donation drive to support Meals for the Elderly, a program completely funded by donations, fundraising events, grants, and planned gifts. 

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    “Paws” & Relax with Bucky and Flyer

    November 17 - Do you need a little stress reduction before final exams? Therapy dogs, Bucky and Flyer, are scheduled to visit the Porter Henderson Library.
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    Opening of Vietnam Exhibit at WTC

    November 13 -

    The West Texas Collection Exhibit “Vietnam: Through the Lens” opens in conjunction with other activities commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

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    Native American Heritage @ the Library

    November 12 - Remarkable Civilizations. Survival. Accomplishment. To find out more about the heritage and accomplishments of Native Americans in the United States, view several of a multitude of streaming videos the Library has available through our vendors, Ambrose Digital and Films on Demand.
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    Veterans Day Freebies and Facts

    November 11 - The staff of the Porter Henderson Library offers their sincere gratitude to all veterans who served our country. As a small token of our appreciation, we will give a free gift to all student veterans who show their Military ID or Military Coin at the Circulation Desk today (Nov 11) between 7:30am and midnight.
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    Library hosts International Game Day activities

    November 10 - Come celebrate International Game Day with us from 9:00am to 4:00pm this Friday (Nov. 14) in the Porter Henderson Library!!!
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    The Art Down Under

    November 7 -

    Have you ever been in a hurry to get an item from the Library’s basement and found yourself stuck on the stairwell?  Not stuck as in call 911; but found your attention caught by the amazing art display that lies beneath the stairs. 

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    Tap, Tap, Tap…the Library issues a Veterans Day Coin Challenge

    November 7 - Free Veterans Day gift from the staff of the Porter Henderson Library
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    Let Your Voice Be Heard: Vote on 11/4

    November 1 - Find out whether you’re registered, where to vote, and get information on the candidates.
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    Look out, it’s Pumpkinhead!

    October 28 -

    You saw the title and thought this blog would be a highlight of 80’s horror flicks like Pumpkinhead, didn’t you?  Not this time. Actually, you are in for a treat as we share our own tiny terrors and creepy cuties made by the Library staff!!

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    Don’t Go Out Alone! Don’t Go Down Those Stairs!

    October 27 -

    Invite your friends, checkout some DVDs or choose some IndieFlix films, pop some corn or fix up some other goodies to munch on, and enjoy a Halloween night movie fest. The Library can help you with that.

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    Behind door number two you will find…

    October 26 -

    Do you ever wonder what and who is behind “those doors”?  The ones that you pass by as you come in the Library or as you wait for the elevator.  Today we will answer part of that question and introduce you to someone behind door number two.

  • Sheep in the Library?

    October 22 - Library Resources pertaining to Ian Cheney, Holland Symposium Speaker.
  • Planning a movie night? Find your film at the Library (Part I)

    October 17 -

    Have you ever wondered how to find what DVDs are available for check-out from the Library? The guideline below shows you how search for films in RamCat.

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    Fall 2014 Scholarships Awarded

    October 2 -

    The Friends of the Porter Henderson Library & West Texas Collection awarded two $400 scholarships for the Fall 2014 semester.

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    Dia de los Muertos Art Display

    October 1 - The Porter Henderson Library is hosting a display of Dia de los Muertos posters created by ASU students.
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    WTC Student Assistant Receives Waring Scholarship

    September 25 - West Texas Collection student assistant named the first recipient of the Katharine Tweedy Waring Scholarship.
  • Pancho, Roberto, and … Franklin (?) Hispanic Heritage Streaming Video Resources @ the Library

    September 18 -

    To find out more about Hispanic heritage in the United States, view several of a multitude of streaming videos the Library has available through our vendors, Ambrose Digital and Films on Demand.

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    50th Anniversary Party on 9/17

    September 12 - The Porter Henderson Library will celebrate its 50th anniversary as a Federal Depository Library with cake and coffee at 10:30 AM on September 17
  • Lincoln Comes to ASU

    September 11 - The traveling exhibit “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” will be in the University Center September 18 through October 29.
  • Constitution Day, Streaming Videos, the Library … Oh, My!

    September 8 - The Library provides access to many streaming videos and other resources on topics related to the U.S. Constitution. This blog highlights a few of these resources.
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    Calling all Night Owls who want to Study

    September 2 - The first floor of the Porter Henderson Library will be open continuously beginning September 7th.
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    Social Work, Sociology, and Other “Social” Majors Rejoice!

    September 1 - The Library announces access to new databases relevant to social work and sociology.
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    Computers in the Library

    August 23 - A list of software programs available on computers (desktops and laptops) in the Library.