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 24th, 2011

Don’t panic! Study skill solutions

Now that we are 8 [or so] weeks into the semester could your study skills use some fine-tuning? If you are feeling that there must be a better way to manage the reading, the writing, and the studying required by your classes…help is just a click away. How to Study.org has tons of links to [...]

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Virtual tour of the Chester Temp-brary

Check out Chester Campus Library’s temporary space in the Nicholas Center. Books, magazines, computers are…it is all here! The library (temp-brary?) will operate here during the yearlong renovation of Moyar. Come in and see for yourself! Music “Loop 93″ courtesy of RoyaltyFreeMusic.com

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!

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Hemmingway look-alike contest: Running of the Bulls in Key West

Running of the bulls is a strong word…more like rolling and strolling of the bulls to me. Papa is everywhere! Confused about the connection of Santa-like men and herds of bovines? Check out Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway from the JTCC library.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Facebook…becomes a book!

When Facebook becomes a book from Siavosh Zabeti on Vimeo. Web to print…”the app that lasts a lifetime.” How do you preserve your online life?

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Philosopher’s Football: Germany vs. Greece

Bend it like…Hegel? Marx claims Socrates was OFFSIDE! (I think he’s right…) Thanks to Monty Python for the laughs. No classes are in session now (summer session starts Monday May 23). The Midlothian library is open until 7 p.m Monday – Thursday. During this Study Break Week LibrarySpace will share some (semi-) academic clips. Relax and [...]

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The Icing on the Cake: true stories from StoryCorps

Ever wondered what stories your family might have to tell? StoryCorps helps America listen and remember. In less than a decade, StoryCorps has recorded and preserved over 30,000 interviews; children interviewing parents, husbands telling romantic stories about their wives. All of the interviews are stored at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. [...]

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?

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food

Part science project, part dinner… Cooking for Geeks author Jeff Potter shows you how to hack it, mash it, sous-vide it, caramelize it, and eat it! THEN he explains the science behing it all. Think Mythbusters for the kitchen… Cooking for Geeks (print) and Cooking for Geeks (web) Not feeling geeky? Try these other cooking titles from [...]