Greetings Fall 2015 Students!

Greetings Fall 2015 Students!

The John Tyler libraries would like to welcome our new and returning students for the fall 2015 semester!  We are super excited to see all of you on campus. It has been WAY too quiet in the library over the summer! Just a few reminders… The libraries are back to the regular hours.  Both campus libraries are now open from: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Need help with research, resources, citation, plagiarism, or other library related stuff?  Ask us!  You…continue reading →
Reduced Library Hours 8/8-8/22

Reduced Library Hours 8/8-8/22

The John Tyler libraries will operate with reduced hours on Saturday, August 8 - Saturday, August 22. Please note the schedules for each campus library: Chester: Saturday, 8/8: CLOSED Monday, 8/10: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, 8/11 - 8/14: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 8/15: CLOSED Monday - Thursday, 8/17 - 8/20: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday, 8/21: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 8/22: CLOSED Midlothian: Saturday, 8/8: CLOSED Monday - Wednesday, 8/10 - 8/12: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thursday, 8/13: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.…continue reading →
Summer of Love

Summer of Love

Looking for a hot book to read on a hot day? You are in luck! In July NPR released NPR Books Summer of Love, 100 books nominated by readers as their favorite romances. Divided into categories, there is something for everyone looking for happily ever after, or HEA in romance publishing circles,—historic, LBGTQ, suspense, paranormal among others. Given the number of nominations—over 18,000—is there any doubt of the popularity of romance? And given the number and tone of the comments section, romance readers are, er, passionate as well. If you don’t see your…continue reading →
Fiction Friday: The Magicians (Book 1)

Fiction Friday: The Magicians (Book 1)

Quentin Coldwater,  a sulky, high-achieving, high school senior preparing for a college entrance interview finds himself thrown into a magical world of learning- more precisely, a magical college called Brakebills. To be accepted into the prestigious institution, students must pass a rigorous entrance exam to test their magic ability.  After admittance, Quentin finds what he longed for, a place to feel accepted and people who accepted him. During his time at Brakebills, Quentin finds friendship, fun, and love all while studying modern sorcery. Quentin's abilities places him with the physical kids, an elite…continue reading →

Webtastic Wednesday: Choosing a book

Would you be surprised to learn that here at Library Space we occasionally have trouble finding something to read; something, that is, that just fits our reading mood? Luckily, the internet with its vast resources can help. Here are three sites you can take advantage of when you have trouble deciding on your next book: Whatshouldireadnext.com: Enter the title of a book you have enjoyed and get back a lengthy list of recommended titles based on the entered book. Each title comes with subject heading such as “social life and customs,” “married people,”…continue reading →