Entries Tagged as 'College Activities'

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Spring Break

John Tyler Community College is on break March 12 – 17. The library will be opened reduced hours. If you need a quiet space for reading and studying this is the place! We will be open Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 5 pm. Closed Saturday. Normal hours resume on Monday, March 19. No matter [...]

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Library Workshops!

The John Tyler libraries are hosting several workshops for research and citation help that are open to all interested students and staff members. Join us for different tips and tools to successfully search the catalog and various databases.  The workshops also discuss the importance of citing sources and how to format citations using different manuals [...]

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Book Club: The Lost Hero

Book Club meets 3x a semester, and all of the books we read are chosen BY STUDENTS. This month the club will discuss The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan. From the publisher: “Rick Riordan, the best-selling author of the Percy Jackson series, pumps up the action and suspense in The Lost Hero, the first book [...]

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Timelapse-The City Limits: Study Break Week

Timelapse – The City Limits from Dominic on Vimeo. The day begins in cities around the world–a short film by Dominic Boudreault. Hope your exams went well! After exams, the library will have reduced hours. Check the web for details!

Friday, December 16th, 2011

MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON, TWO: Study Break Week

Another classic from Marcel the Shell. This time with a canine frenemy…! Hope your exams are going well. One more day!

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Address is Approximate: Study Break Week

Address Is Approximate from The Theory on Vimeo. Google Street View + stop motion animation = Amazing! A personal project by director Tom Jenkins. From the Vimeo description: A lonely desk toy longs for escape from the dark confines of the office, so he takes a cross country road trip to the Pacific Coast in [...]

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

World Record Rube Goldberg Machine: Study Break Week

The history of the world in 244 steps! From the YouTube 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 before accomplishing the assigned [...]

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Documentary: From Place to Place

Produced by Porch Productions , From Place to Place recounts the stories of three teenagers who have “aged-out” of the foster care system. Although too young to stay in foster care, they have not yet developed the inner resources to succeed in either life or school. While legally adults they continue to need nurturing, encouragement [...]

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Don’t panic! Study skill solutions

Now that we are 8 [or so] weeks into the semester could your study skills use some fine-tuning? If you are feeling that there must be a better way to manage the reading, the writing, and the studying required by your classes…help is just a click away. How to Study.org has tons of links to [...]

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Page to screen cage match: Everything is Illuminated

The eternal question….BOOK or FILM? This month the Book Club will discuss BOTH. The book: Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer The film: Everything Is Illuminated starring Elijah Wood (Frodo!) Read the book, see the film, and come to the Book Club on Wednesday, October 5 @ 1:00. Meetings in the Student Activities Office [...]