Welcome Summer Students!

Welcome Summer Students!

Welcome students!  Remember that the JTCC libraries are here to help all summer long! While we may not have workshops and other activities scheduled during this time of the year, there are still tons of resources at students' disposal. Research Help: In person- stop by and visit for one-on-one reference help (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.) Online- Ask a Librarian!  A 24/7 Instant message chat service By Phone or Email- contact the library now for help! Online resources: Use…continue reading →
Summer Hours

Summer Hours

During the summer semester, the JTCC libraries will operate with reduced hours. Summer hours (both campuses)- 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. Questions?  Contact the libraries 804-706-5195 or 804-594-1519.  continue reading →

Happy Birthday Nellie!

It was on this day, May 5th, 1864, 151 years ago that pioneering journalist Nellie Bly was born. At the age of 21, Bly lived in Mexico for six months, writing reports on the daily lives of Mexican people. Shortly afterwards, Bly faked insanity in order to be committed to a women’s lunatic asylum, going on to write accounts of the horrific treatment and living standards of the asylum’s inmates. After this! Bly undertook an around-the-world journey over the course of 72 days, sending telegraphic dispatches back to a New York newspaper. Bly…continue reading →
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 →