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Juneteenth becomes a federal holiday

On June 17, 2021, President Biden signed into law the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act (Senate bill S.475), which establishes June 19 (Juneteenth) as a federal holiday. This important step acknowledges America's beginnings as a slave-holding country and the crucial moment that slavery was abolished.
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Book a Seat expands available length of individual reservations for Summer Quarter

Starting June 21, students, faculty, and staff will be able to book a study seat at Crerar, Mansueto, and Regenstein libraries for as many hours per day as the libraries are open to patrons.
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In Memoriam: Kenneth Kazuo Tanaka, 1935-2021

Tanaka was Head of the Japanese Department at the University of Chicago Library for seven years, beginning in 1973.
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Library hours over interim, June 13–20, and the first week of Summer Quarter

See hours for online chat with librarians and for Crear, D'Angelo Law, Eckhart, Mansueto, Regenstein, and Social Work libraries during interim and the first week of Summer Quarter.
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