Now Hiring!  The Chester Library is seeking Student Assistants!

Now Hiring! The Chester Library is seeking Student Assistants!

The Chester library is currently accepting applications for Student Assistants for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters.  To complete an application, please visit the Chester campus library (Moyar Hall, M216).  The library is looking to fill the following hours (based on availability and class schedule): Weekday mornings, afternoons, and evenings Saturdays (alternating) Eligible applicants must be enrolled at John Tyler Community College.  Please include a copy of your class schedule when applying. Student Assistants are responsible for the following: Working at the information desk with a library staff member; checking books in…continue reading →
Library Summer Hours

Library Summer Hours

The Tyler libraries are open all summer long!!  Visit the library to work on your summer courses, find your next favorite book for vacation, or get a jump start on fall classes- they are right around the corner! Both campuses have the following summer hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The libraries will be closed on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, 2017 for the Independence Day holiday.  The libraries will resume summer hours on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.…continue reading →
Black History Month at the Tyler Libraries

Black History Month at the Tyler Libraries

Join the Tyler libraries in celebrating Black History Month and recognizing all the outstanding contributions the black community has made to our society, culture, arts, education, and more!  Kick off the month by visiting either campus library to find amazing books that highlight the individuals and their remarkable impact on American life. This month, the Library Space blog will feature weekly posts highlighting people, works, and movements that honor black history. To start our celebrations, see the following titles available at either the Chester or Midlothian campus libraries. Happy reading! The Grey Album:…continue reading →
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 →
Hispanic Heritage Month at the Tyler Libraries

Hispanic Heritage Month at the Tyler Libraries

September 15 - October 15 celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month to honor the contributions of great Americans who descend from Central and South America, Mexico, Spain, and the Caribbean. In 2014, the United States' Hispanics comprised 17.3% of the national population (PewResearchCenter, 2016). This growing portion of our society has impacted our nations since its early beginnings.  The timing of this month is symbolic as well.  While the dates may seem odd at first, a quick timeline will help to understand why September 15 - October 15 was selected. September 15, 1821- Independence Day…continue reading →