International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day!

The Tyler Libraries are celebrating National Women's History Month the entire month of March, but today is International Women's Day!  The theme for this year is #beboldforchange. Organizers are asking people all over the world to,  "help forge a better working world - a more gender inclusive world." To learn more about March 8th and National Women's History Month, please visit the following resources: International Women's Day National Women's History Museum Stop by either campus library to learn more about the women who changed our history, culture, and society to benefit women's rights…continue reading →
Black History Month at the Chester campus library

Black History Month at the Chester campus library

The Tyler libraries hope that you have enjoyed our weekly posts for Black History Month.  To wrap up our celebrations of important figures, history, and culture of the black community, we would like to highlight the wonderful display and collection provided by the Chester campus library!  Continue the celebration by visiting the library and checking out one of the following titles: From Slave to Statesman: The Life of Educator, Editor, and Civil Rights Activist Willis M. Carter of Virginia by Robert Heinrich From Goodreads.com: In the 1980s, Willis McGlascoe Carter s handwritten memoir turned up…continue reading →
Black History Month Graphic Novels

Black History Month Graphic Novels

Celebrate Black History Month with the Tyler libraries’ graphic novel collection!  Learn about key figures, history, culture, and social issues influencing the black community in stunning works of art. The following titles are available at the Tyler libraries.  Stop by or view them online for more information! by Dwight Jon Zimmerman and Wayne Vansant Midlothian Circulating Collection E449.D75 Z56 2012 from Goodreads.com: With a foreword by the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian James M. McPherson, The Hammer and the Anvil presents in full-color illustrations the history of slavery, the Civil War, and emancipation through the lives of…continue reading →
Black History Month- Highlighting Topics in Education

Black History Month- Highlighting Topics in Education

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History chose the "crisis in black education" as the topic for its 91st annual Black History luncheon.  From the ASALH, "The theme for 2017 focuses on the crucial role of education in the history of African Americans.  ASALH’s founder Carter G. Woodson once wrote that “if you teach the Negro that he has accomplished as much good as any other race he will aspire to equality and justice without regard to race.” Woodson understood well the implications associated with the denial of access…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 →