Spring is here!

Spring is here!

Spring is here, and, lucky for us, it’s also Poetry Month! Take some time to notice the buds and blossoms blooming all around you—to tiptoe through the tulips even! Afterwards, stroll into the library, and discover some poetry. Here’s a poem written by William Wordsworth—213 years ago today!—exclaiming over the joys of spring flowers: I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud  I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees,…continue reading →
Spring Break!

Spring Break!

Spring is finally here!  Okay maybe it's not here yet, but spring break is here and the season will catch up soon! During break, the library will operate with reduced hours.  The following schedule applies to both campus libraries for March 9-14, 2015: Monday, 3/9 - Friday, 3/13 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 3/14 CLOSED Need something fun to read during break?  Stop by either campus library to check out our Popular Reading collection of bestselling fiction and non-fiction.continue reading →
Fiction Fridays- An Announcement, Over 50 Years in the Making!

Fiction Fridays- An Announcement, Over 50 Years in the Making!

Harper Lee, one of the most well-known American authors of the 20th century has announced the publication of her second novel, Go Set a Watchman. After more than 50 years since the publication of the beloved classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, Lee's first manuscript was discovered.  After sharing with a group of trusted individuals, Ms. Lee has decided it is time to share her work with the world again. Go Set a Watchman was the first work Lee started in her early writing career.  After completing this work, she was advised to write a novel from…continue reading →
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to our students, faculty, staff, and community members!  The JTCC libraries are now open for 2015! Please keep in mind that the libraries have reduced hours for this week: 1/5-1/8 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 1/9 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1/10 CLOSED If you have any questions, please contact either campus library. 804-706-5195 or 804-594-1519continue reading →
Hurry, While Supplies Last! The Final Fall Library Workshops

Hurry, While Supplies Last! The Final Fall Library Workshops

Need a little extra help with resources before the final paper?  Wondering if you nailed APA or MLA formatting? Still looking for activity credits for SDV 100? Don't fear, the library workshops are here!  Both campus libraries have a handful of workshops remaining for the fall 2014 semester.  Check out the full schedule on the libraries' events page. Upcoming Workshops: Midlothian: Lights, Cameras, Action!  Popular Reading Trailers and Talks Wednesday, 12/3/ at 6:00 p.m. Research It Right: Using Library Databases Monday, 12/8 at 2:00 p.m. Who Said That?  Understand MLA and APA Citation…continue reading →