Winter Break Hours and Library Updates

Winter Break Hours and Library Updates

Winter Hours and Closings: The Tyler libraries will start winter hours on Monday, December 19, 2016.  The winter hours will conclude on Saturday, January 7, 2017. Midlothian Library: Monday - Thursday, December 19 - 22, 2016:  7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday - Monday, December 23 - January 2, 2017: CLOSED Tuesday - Thursday, January 3 - 5, 2017: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2017: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017: CLOSED Chester Library: Monday, December 19, 2016: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday, December 20 -…continue reading →
2016 Word of the Year from Oxford Dictionaries!

2016 Word of the Year from Oxford Dictionaries!

Every year, the linguistic professionals at Oxford Dictionaries compile trends, research, and statistics to deliver a list of words that may or may not be new, but have entered our vocabulary and become a regular part of our conversations.  The words selected come from the political climate globally to generational trends, scary pranks, and technology.  So without further ado, here they are (with definitions of course)! Winner of Word of the Year 2016: Post-truth: an adjective defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public…continue reading →
Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month!

Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month!

Help the Tyler libraries celebrate National Native American Heritage Month by stopping by either campus locations to learn more about the original Americans across our vast and varied country. Native American Heritage Month became official when President George H.W. Bush declared that November 1990 would be "National American Indian Heritage Month."  Since 1990, the month has changed names, but has continued to be recognized in November ever since.  This recognition did not come easy.  Various leaders from different tribes began to appeal for national recognition in 1915 and were somewhat successful in most…continue reading →
Happy Veterans Day!

Happy Veterans Day!

The Tyler libraries would like to thank all of our veterans for their service to our country.  While November 11th is the official day to recognize these courageous and selfless heroes, we honor your service and commitment to our nation everyday. Thank you.continue reading →
Now Hiring!

Now Hiring!

The Midlothian library is accepting applications for a Student Assistant position.  These positions assist patrons with printing and general questions, shelve, and organize library collections. Potential hours for this position include: Tuesday evenings from 4 - 9 p.m. Weekday mornings from 7:30 - 9 a.m. Alternating Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. To be eligible for employment as a student worker, you must be enrolled with John Tyler during the entire period of your employment.  Please come by the Midlothian library to obtain an application or to speak with library staff about…continue reading →