Their College Library Is In Lock-Up

In her nearly three years at Lincoln University, Amelia Sherwood has only been able to access the campus library for a few months. The junior education major has done most of her studying in a computer lab since the Langston Hughes Memorial Library closed in 2008 for $17 million in renovations. The building, surrounded completely by a chain-link fence, is not scheduled to reopen until 2011. "It looks like it's in a jail," Sherwood said of the library. "They've locked up learning." "Everything the students need, except the grandeur of the large library, is available," said Grant D. Venerable II, vice president for academic affairs. Read more at:

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