Libraries Re-Opening Tomorrow, Dinand Early Hours for Course Registration

Dinand Library and the Science Library will re-open tomorrow, 4/14. Dinand Library will open at 7:45 am, and the Science Library will open at 8:30 am.

Additionally, Dinand Library will open at 6:45 am for course registration on the following dates: Thursday, April 15, Friday, April 16, Monday, April 19, Tuesday, April 20, Thursday, April 22, and Friday April 23.

For questions, please email

Library Building Closure Through Wed. 4/14

Due to the campus closure, Dinand Library will close tonight at 6 pm and will remain closed through Wednesday. The Science Library will also be closed through Wednesday. We will provide electronic delivery of content as needed during this time, as well as continue our online support via reference, instruction, chat, PRS, etc. Students can request scans of items via document delivery. Drive up to Pick up will be restricted to Faculty.

Please note that our electronic databases and resources will be available during this time. If you have any questions or need assistance, please email

Professor Mark Freeman – April 14, 4:30 pm, “Authors on the Hill”

Authors on the Hill Presents Prof. Mark Freeman, April 14, 4:30 pm, Zoom

The Holy Cross Libraries are pleased to host Professor Mark Freeman in the “Authors on the Hill” lecture series.

Join us Wednesday, April 14, at 4:30 pm on Zoom:

Professor Freeman will present his book, “Do I Look at You with Love? Reimagining the Story of Dementia.” (Brill, 2021). Read more information about this book: Do I Look at You with Love flyer

For questions, please contact Outreach Librarian Laura Wilson at:

Special Hours 3/31 – 4/6

The Libraries will have special hours for Easter Break. Dinand will have special hours from 3/31 – 4/4. The Science Library will have special hours from 3/31 – 4/6. Please note, all Libraries will be closed from Friday, April 2 – Sunday, April 4. See our full hours schedule:

If you need assitance during this time, contact the 24/7 chat service: Please note that all of our electronic resources including access to journals, ebooks, and streaming films will remain available during this time.

A Conversation with Paolo Parisi – April 20th, 3:15 pm

A conversation with Paolo Parisi, Author of Basquiat, a Graphic Novel

Tuesday, April 20 at 3:15-4:15pm
Join the HC Libraries for a conversation on Zoom with Paolo Parisi, Italian graphic designer, illustrator and author of Basquiat: A Graphic Novel. Come to hear more about the book, Basquiat as an artist, and also about Parisi’s own experiences, inspirations, styles, and methods of making art. The event will be hosted by Visual Literacy & Arts Librarian Janis DesMarais and Dr. Mark D. Nevins ’86.

Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 971 5361 3698
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MLA & APA Citation Workshop : 3/24 on Zoom

MLA APA citation workshop.  3/24 7-8 pm on Zoom.

Join the Writer’s Workshop and the Libraries for one or two citation workshops on March 24th.

7-7:30 pm : MLA Citations
7:30-8 pm: APA Citations

Zoom link:

We will cover formatting both in-text citations and the works cited / references page. You are welcome to ask individual citation questions in a break-out room after the relevant citation style presentation is finished. This event is open to students at the College of the Holy Cross.

Questions? Email Sam Garrity or Laura Wilson

Submit a Poem to the Campus Poetry Walk

Submit a poem to the campus poetry walk.  Deadline March 26.

    (Re)creating and Reconnecting Through Creativity

Library Services is hosting an outdoor “poetry walk” to help members of the Holy Cross community reconnect with each other and our campus through creative writing.

All students are invited to submit a poem, which will be posted on a sign along a designated walking path.

Please consider the following Guidelines when submitting:

  • The first 20 eligible poems received will be included in the walk
  • Poems must be UNPUBLISHED works
  • A digital version will be created for virtual enjoyment of the walk.
  • Longer poems may be abbreviated due to space constraints, but will be presented in whole with the digital version.
  • Library Services reserves the right/responsibility to determine eligibility.
  • Please use this form to submit your poem: by MARCH 26, 2021.

    Questions? Email Outreach Librarian Laura Wilson

    Prof. Alvaro Jarrín, March 9th 4:30 pm – Authors on the Hill

    March 9, 4:30 PM Zoom, Prof. Alvaro Jarrin presents "The Biopolitics of Beauty"

    The Holy Cross Libraries are pleased to host Professor Alvaro Jarrín in the “Authors on the Hill” lecture series.

    Join us Tuesday, March 9, at 4:30 pm on Zoom:  

    Professor Jarrín will present his book, “The Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmic Citizenship and Affective Capital in Brazil.”  (University of California Press, 2017).

    For questions, please contact Outreach Librarian Laura Wilson at: