We the people…

Tuesday’s the day – get out and vote!  Election officials are forecasting a record turnout, so allow extra time in case you face a line at the polls.  If you are a first time voter and registered to vote by mail, check the State of Virginia website to see what identification you will need to bring to the polls.  If you registered in person and are voting for the first time OR if you’ve voted before, check out the acceptable forms of identification on the State Board of Elections website.  For most people,…continue reading →

True or False? Get the facts on election claims!

Finally, the election is almost here.  After one of the longest, most contested Presidential campaigns, either John McCain or Barack Obama will be elected the 44th President next Tuesday.  If you are still undecided, check out these fun websites that will help you to understand the candidates’ positions and rate the truth (or not) of the claims made daily by each side. Check out the Truth-o-Meter at PolitiFact, a joint venture of the St. Petersburg Times and Congressional Quarterly.  Claims made by the campaigns are scored true, half true, false, or, my favorite,…continue reading →

Fall Literature Circles: Start Reading NOW!

Join fellow students for the Fall Literature Circles. Choose a title, read the book, and then join the relaxed lunchtime discussions this Fall. Pick a title from the list below: Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult Playing for Pizza by John Grisham Double Cross by James Patterson The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent by Julie Alvarez The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: how my mother raised 10 kids on 25 words or less by Terry Ryan. All of these books are available a local bookstores and…continue reading →

Welcome to John Tyler Community College’s Library Blog!

The library is not just books! John Tyler’s Libraries have Google, but we also have databases, audio books, eBooks, WiFi and live chat help. John Tyler’s Librarians are happy to help you with your research, formatting your paper, or even issues with your laptop. Plus, we can help prevent accidents like this one: Google vs. The Library Video Better Results produced by DePaw Libraries Visual Resource Center. following currently event, talking to buddies, i chose to buy cheap youtube views intended for grow positioning in prime of search-enginecontinue reading →