Entries Tagged as 'Library Services'

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Celebrating Banned Graphic Novels

This year’s Banned Book Week takes the graphic novel as its focus. Comics and graphic novels have only risen in popularity—and will likely continue to do so, and the format’s commingling of the worlds of narrative and illustrative can lead to confusion regarding audience, intent and tone. The JTCC Libraries are proud to possess a [...]

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

The Popular Kids of Banned Books Week

Banned Book Week Continues….with the popular kids (a.k.a. the books with the highest number of challenges!) By 2014, controversial books tend to face “challenges,” rather than outright banishment. To challenge a book is to lodge a formal, written complaint to the school or library declaring a book to be inappropriate to that institution’s audience. Such [...]

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Reduced Library Hours 8/5-8/23

  The JTCC Libraries will have reduced hours during the time between the summer and fall semesters.  Please check the library homepage at library.jtcc.edu to find the schedule for both campus libraries.   The following hours will be in effect: Chester: 8/5-8/8: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 8/9: Closed 8/11: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. [...]

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Fiction Friday- Heroes of Olympus (Books 1 & 2)

Since it’s summer, this edition of Fiction Friday is a bit different.  Instead of highlighting one book, we want to show you a whole, ever expanding series. The library figures that because of all this beautiful summer weather, you may need more than one book to keep you busy! For today’s entry, we have chosen [...]

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Study Break- Library Montage

  The end of exams is finally here!  Help the JTCC Libraries celebrate by watching this great library montage!  We hope you enjoy the break and look forward to seeing you all again in the summer or fall semesters!

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Study Break: Henri 2, Paw de Deux

Could this be the funniest cat video on the internet?Boing Boing thinks so! It is Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace. All week we are posting funny videos to relieve the exam stress. Laugh your way to an A! Writing custom papers is not a simple task for those who are not used in writing academic [...]

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Study Break: Philosopher’s Football: Germany vs. Greece

EXAMS HAVE BEGUN! The library will be open normal hours during exams. Come in for some peace and quiet. Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace; all week we are posting funny videos to relieve the exam stress. Laugh your way to an A! Today’s stress-relief is from Monty Python. To obtain ideal Instagram.com marketing and advertising [...]

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Spring Break Hours

                  We hope everyone enjoys their break next week- March 10-14th!  The libraries will be open throughout the week, but with reduced hours.  Please come by and keep us company while we “rain” in the new (and hopefully warmer) spring season! Both campus libraries will open from [...]

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

New Library Web Site 2/21/14

                    Even though the snow last week caused a bit of a delay, the new JTCC Libraries’ web site is ready to launch this Friday, February 21st!  Please visit the library site on or after Friday to find access to all your favorite resources right from the library [...]

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

African American History Month

                      African American history is American history. Brush up on your history! Come into the Library during February and take a look at the displays celebrating African American History Month. Featured books include the topics of politics, new fiction, literature of the Harlem Renaissance, essays [...]