The new John C. Hodges Library opened in September 1987 with 40 miles of book stacks and 1.1 million volumes. The new expansion essentially wrapped around the core of the older building and more than tripled the library’s square footage. Hodges Library was at the time the largest and most modern library building in Tennessee.
Preceding the reception, the campus community is invited to a celebration in the library from 3-5 p.m.
Architecture Asst. Professor Jennifer Akerman provides insight into the design of the Hodges Library. Read the article.