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Construction noise next week in Lyons

June 22, 2017 - 17:12
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist Just a quick note to let everyone know that we're expecting some noise/mess next week, starting Tuesday, June 27.

Our new video wall replacement will be installed at that time, and so be aware that there will likely be noise, possibly machinery noise (drills, etc.). We're sorry for the inconvenience!

Minor interruption of hours June 27 @ 12-1pm

June 13, 2017 - 12:18
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist On Tuesday, June 27, there will be a minor interruption in Lyons' hours. The Centre will close from 12pm - 1pm that day. The Centre will be open regular hours, with the exception of that hour.

A reminder will be posted closer to the date.

Media consulting drop-in hours for Carlie cancelled this week

June 12, 2017 - 12:05
~ by Kelly, Library Media Specialist Just a quick note that Carlie's media consulting drop-in hours on Thursday (1-4pm) have  been cancelled this week, to resume next week. 
Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Keep in mind that you can always set up a booked appointment with Chris for media consulting in the meantime. His consulting days are Wednesdays. Book an appointment with Chris before this Wednesday fills up!

Media Consulting Drop-In Hours Changing for the Summer...

June 5, 2017 - 12:38
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist Carlie's hours will be changing for the rest of the summer months over the course of the next week.

Starting this week, please note that her consultation hours on Tuesdays are being cancelled

Never fear! If you are in need of media consulting, Carlie will still be available on Thursdays but the hours are being extended from 2-4pm to 1-4pm starting this week!

Media consulting drop-in hours changed this week

May 31, 2017 - 12:40
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist Just a quick note to let everyone know that Carlie, our media consultant who usually has drop-in hours on Tuesday & Thursday afternoons changed her hours this week. 

She will be in 9:30am-11:30am tomorrow (Thursday, June 1) instead of the afternoon.

Summer hours have started!

May 1, 2017 - 16:44
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist Now that the Library is on Summer hours, the Lyons New Media Centre is following suit.

Our summer hours 
  • Monday to Thursday: 9:30am - 5:30pm 
  • Friday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: CLOSED

Upcoming holidays are:
  • Monday, May 22: Victoria Day
  • Monday, July 3: Canada Day weekend
  • Monday, August 7: Civic Holiday
  • Monday, September 4: Labour Day

April 24th, 2017

April 24, 2017 - 20:12
~ by Kelly, Library Media Specialist With the term coming to an end this week, the Library's hours are changing and therefore, so are Lyons' hours. This week, our hours are:

Monday, April 24: 9:30am - 9:30pm
Tuesday,  April 25: 9:30am - 9:30pm
Wednesday, April 26: 9:30am - 9:30pm
Thursday, April 27: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Friday, April 28: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday, April 29 - Sunday, April 30: CLOSED

Summer hours will be in full swing as of Monday, May 1st and they are:

Monday - Thursday: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Friday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: CLOSED

3D Printing is back in full swing! Thank you for your patience!

April 18, 2017 - 11:09
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist The Lyons New Media Centre staff team thank you all for your patience! We have not only managed to catch up on all of the course-related requests for this term, but also the regular requests! It was a busy term, but we got through it. :)

FYI: We are now officially printing newly submitted requests.

Lyons closed Good Friday

April 12, 2017 - 11:29
~ by Kelly, Library Media Specialist Just a quick note to inform you that although Mills Library will be open Good Friday (April 14), the Lyons New Media Centre will be closed that day.

We will reopen during our regular hours as of Saturday, April 15.

​Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Games room hours change for April

April 5, 2017 - 12:46
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist Just a quick note to say that the games room hours have changed for the rest of the month of April (exam period), now running on shortened hours. The games room will not be available in the evenings or weekends.

3D printing - the queue is full

April 3, 2017 - 11:33
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist This has been posted to advise everyone that due to a large 3D print queue for course related work, that anything submitted after last Thursday has no guarantee of being completed before the end of classes this week.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

STORM CLOSURE: Lyons closing @ 5:15pm today

March 13, 2017 - 13:21
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist The University has announced a campus-wide closure at 5:30pm today due to the possibility of inclement weather tonight.

Innis, Mills & Thode Libraries will be closed at 5:30pm today, beginning closing procedures at 5:15pm.

As a result, Lyons will be closed by 5:15pm, starting closing procedures at 5:00pm. ​Any bookings extending beyond that point will be cancelled.

Keep an eye on McMaster Daily News for further updates.

General Requests for 3D Printing On Hold

March 13, 2017 - 11:46
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist Requests for 3D printed items that are not course-related will not be printed at this time.

We have had an unusual amount of course-related print requests submitted this term, and need to prioritize these between now and the end of April. Once we have finished printing all course-related materials, we will resume regular requests that have already been submitted up to this point.

All NEW submissions for items not related to courses will not be printed until the Summer months. Some of the already-submitted items may also end up being printed in the Summer, depending on course-related demand in the coming weeks.

3D Printer Webcam Feed Temporarily Offline

March 8, 2017 - 12:34
~ Kelly, Library Media Specialist Our live 3D printer webcam feed is temporarily offline.

​We are working on the problem and hope to get things back up and running soon!