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This guide contains the nuts and bolts information about our library. Here is where you find out about our policies, assessment, history, and view the appropriate links for even more information.

News and Events @ The Library

This guide contains the nuts and bolts information about our library.  Here is where you find out about our policies, assessment, history, and view the appropriate links for  information.  See our blog posts for current events and social media links for even more.

Policies and Hours for Summer of 2020

*Like all classroom and education buildings on campus, the library is locked and can only be entered with permissions.  

However, staff is at the library from Monday thru Friday, 8 to 5. 

Closed Weekends.

Closed May 16 to 25, 2020

*Visitors are NOT ALLOWED in the library.  

*Lyon College students must be on Dean Mulick's list of permitted students for entry. 

*Contact Dean Mulick for permission to enter the library and he will then inform the appropriate offices and personnel of your approval to be on-campus. This notification is required for students who are regularly coming to campus to use buildings like the library.

*Call 870-307-7205 for assistance or visit our website at: for more information.

2300 Highland Road

Batesville, AR  72501

Ask The Librarian


Updated 05-04-20

Events @ The Mabee-Simpson Library

Students listen to presentations of "The Wheelbarrow" a Publication of Honor Society Sigma Tau Delta

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Art Student League Bake Sale @ The Mabee-Simpson Library

Art League Fund Raiser

Dr. Beal's English Class Starts the Library Scavenger Hunt

Image of class scavenger hunt

Massage Mania During Finals @ The Mabee-Simpson Library


Librarians Are Here to Help You!

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Robert Krapohl
The Mabee-Simpson Library Office #332

How Do I Login?

When off-campus, Lyon College faculty, staff, and students please use your Lyon user ID of: and your password to login.  You no longer have to use RDS to log in.  Find your browser, your web page, your database, search the database, and when the authentication screen pops up, use your student ID and password.  You only have to do this once a session.

Community members who have purchased a card can use the databases in the library building but not remotely.

Having issues logging in?  Clear your cache (CTRL + SHIFT + DEL) and try again.

If you have problems accessing the databases please call Lyon support at:  870-307-7555 or contact



2300 HIGHLAND ROAD • BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS 72501 • PHONE: (870-307-7205) • FAX: (870) 307-7279