Spring 2016 Library Workshops

The Tyler libraries' workshops are in full swing for spring 2016!  If you are looking to learn more about databases, research, media, graphic novels, and other great topics, attend any of the workshops offered on both the Midlothian and the Chester campuses. Workshops typically last 40 minutes to an hour and cover topics that are related to the services your John Tyler libraries provide.  Registration is not required to attend and workshops are open to all students, faculty, and staff. Chester is one with the force this year judging by their Star Wars themed workshops for…continue reading →
BookFace Friday!  Welcome Back Trailblazers!

BookFace Friday! Welcome Back Trailblazers!

To start the semester, we thought we would welcome you all back with some bookfaces we created over break!  We hope you enjoy them as much as we enjoyed making them! Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor Chester and Midlothian Popular Reading Collection PZ7.T214826 Dr 2014               Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector Midlothian Circulating Collection PQ9697.L585 A2 2015               Anatomy 360º by Dr. Jamie Roebuck Chester and Midlothian Circulating Collection QM25 .R64 2015               Glory O'Brien's History of the Future by A.S. King…continue reading →
Day 5- Finals Week Fun!

Day 5- Finals Week Fun!

Exams are finally coming to an end!  We hope that everyone is able to relax a bit after today. To kick off the winter break, the Tyler librarians thought our favorite viral hit, Henri, would usher us in with his Dickens-like tale of The Worst Noël. Happy last exam day everyone! Enjoy your winter break!continue reading →
Day 3- Finals Week Fun!

Day 3- Finals Week Fun!

Did anyone else love the game Mouse Trap?  Purdue's Rube Goldberg Machine reminds us of a combination of mouse trap and the history of the earth. This Guinness Book of World Records winner is definitely worth a look if you are looking for something to take your mind off of exams! From YouTube's description: "The 2011 Purdue University Rube Goldberg machine shattered the world record for most steps ever successfully completed by such a machine. In 244 steps the "Time Machine" traces the history of the world from Big Bang to the Apocalypse…continue reading →