Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

English and Empire, The History of English: Study Break Week

Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language. Another fun semi-academic video for Study Break Week. Good luck on your exams–!

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Like Father, Like Son: Study Break Week

EXAMS HAVE BEGUN! The library will be open normal hours during exams. Come in for some peace and quiet. During Study Break Week we will share some (semi-) academic clips. Relax and enjoy!

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Documentary: From Place to Place

Produced by Porch Productions , From Place to Place recounts the stories of three teenagers who have “aged-out” of the foster care system. Although too young to stay in foster care, they have not yet developed the inner resources to succeed in either life or school. While legally adults they continue to need nurturing, encouragement [...]

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Library Renovations @ Chester

Renovations of the Chester Campus Library are moving forward. Check out the photos of the demolition…before the building begins. New library…fall 2012!

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Laptops for checkout @ Midlo Library

New for Fall 2011: Students may checkout laptops at the Midlothian Campus Library. Details: Current students (First come, first served!) Current library card (We can get you set up.) INSIDE Midlothian Library (No taking it home or to class.) 4 hour checkout (Type fast!) YOU are responsible for entire cost of laptop if stolen or [...]

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Book Club: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder is the last Book Club selection for the summer session. Posion Study is the first in a three-part fantasy series; on Goodreads (a social network for book fans) readers (13,431 so far) give the book 4.41 stars. The description from Goodreads: Choose: A quick death…Or slow poison… About to [...]

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Book Club: Room by Emma Donoghue

This June Book Club is reading Room by Emma Donoghue. From the publisher: Five-year-old Jack and his Ma live and eat and play and sleep in one room–an 11×11-foot space that is their prison–captives of the terrifying man Jack calls Old Nick. But as Jack grows older and more curious, it becomes clear that the [...]

Friday, May 20th, 2011

50 book spoilers in 4 minutes

Brings Cliffnotes to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL! Hope you enjoyed the study break…it is back to the books next week when classes start Monday, May 23. The Midlothian campus library will return to regular operating hours on Monday. Chester library is still closed during the move, but hope to open in June. Read on!

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Kennedy loves…interview from the Love Learning Studio at Fool for Art

At the Fool for Art Festival, the library challenged everyone to step into the Love Learning Studio, and tell the world what they love! Kennedy accepted the challenge and told Molli about her loves (bones and Dr. Seuss.) Tell us…what do you love?

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Feed Your Family with Your Own Mini-farm: Cindy Conner at Fool for Art

Nationally known speaker Cindy Conner shares techniques for the backyard food gardener. Come learn to feed yourself using organic GROW BIOINTENSIVE tools to make your garden productive all year long. This workshop is presented during the Fool for Art festival—a free community event held by John Tyler Community College. Details Saturday, April 9, 2011 • [...]