The 23nd-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award will take place in Doheny Memorial Library this Friday, February 4, 2011. Because of preparations for the event, the following rooms will close beginning Wednesday, February 2, 2011: the East Asian Library at 1:00 p.m.; and the Periodicals Reading Room, the Los Angeles Times Reference Room, and the Hall of Honor at 5:00 p.m. Intellectual Commons and the Friends of the USC Libraries Lecture Hall on the second floor of Doheny will remain open for studying. In addition, the entire library will close early at 12:00 noon on Friday, February 4, 2011. It will reopen for normal operating hours the next morning, Saturday, February 5, at 9:00 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.