Friday, February 1st, 2013

Fiction Friday: The Secret Keeper

The Secret Keeper, a new novel by Australian author Kate Morton opens in 1961 with young Laurel Nicolson witnessing her mother stab a strange, sinister man.  Moving back and forth through time and space the events leading up to that moment are slowly uncovered. Fifty years after the stabbing Laurel’s mother is dying. Recognizing that [...]

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Magic Mathematics?

The library is probably not the first place you think of when you are struggling with math and while we can’t perform magic we might just have the next best thing. From arithmetic to fractals the library has resources to help you. If you are a visual learner check out our DVDs and streaming videos. [...]

Friday, January 11th, 2013

(Non) Fiction Friday: Fairy Tales from the BrothersGrimm

A little over 200 years ago (December, 1812) brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm first published their collection of folk and fairy tales titled Children’s and Household Tales.  The Grimms continued to update their compilation over the next fifty years and amazingly the stories are as popular in the 21st century as they were in the [...]

Monday, January 7th, 2013

New Year, New Semester, New You

The Dangerous Library Book Pushers welcome you to the first day of classes for Spring Semester 2013! Is it time for you to make some resolutions for the New Year and new semester? Here are some suggestions for making this your best year ever: Did you know that sharing your goals can help you maintain [...]

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Read the Book Then See the Movie

Are you planning on some movie watching over the Winter break? According to Chasing the Frog.com an average of thirty books are made into movies each year. The John Tyler Community College libraries have many titles that have found their way onto the big screen.  Check out some of these items and let us know: [...]

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Winter Break Hours

Between the fall and spring semesters, the library will operate with reduced hours.  These hours will begin on Monday, December 17, 2012 and end on Saturday, January 5, 2013.  The JTCC libraries will resume normal operation hours on Monday, January 7, 2013. Please see the schedule below for each campus library. Chester and Midlothian Libraries: [...]

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Study Break: Library Book Dominoes

Saturday! The last day of exams. Time to have fun with some books. It has been Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace. All week we have posted interesting and funny videos to relieve exam stress. Laugh your way to an A!

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Study Break: Library Movie Montage

Libraries have been featured in movies and on television many times. Enjoy this video of library moments featured on the big (and small) screen. It is Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace. All week we are posting interesting and funny videos to relieve the exam stress. Laugh your way to an A!

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Study Break: Autumn in Central Park

Exam week is half over by now! Take a deep breath, pat yourself on the back and unwind with this calming time-lapse video found on Vimeo. Fall from jamie scott on Vimeo.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Study Break: The Joy of Books

Ever wonder what the books do after the lights go out and everyone goes home? Wonder no more! Type Bookstore has captured their activities on video. It is Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace. All week we are posting interesting and funny videos to relieve the exam stress. Laugh your way to an A!