Library Summer Hours

Library Summer Hours

Even with the end of exams, the Tyler Libraries are open all summer long!!  Visit the library to work on your summer courses, find your next favorite book for vacation, or get a jump start on fall classes- they are right around the corner! From May 9 - May 19, 2018, the Libraries will operate with reduced hours: Wednesday, May 9 - Friday, May 11 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, May 12 Closed Monday - Friday, May 14 - 18 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, May 19 Closed Both campuses have…continue reading →

MakerSpaces: A Place to Create

The libraries at John Tyler are embracing some new tools for learning, including our very own Makerspaces! What, you may ask, is a Makerspace? In a literal sense, a Makerspace is an open lab, with free materials, in which you can focus your creativity by designing, innovating, and mastering concepts for the real world. It is a designated area that offers resources to promote student synthesis of knowledge. By embracing the concept of kinetic learning and innovation, the student can take control of their knowledge and its applications. Why? Business leaders in all…continue reading →

Workshops – Learn Something New at the Library

Ever wanted to learn more about a topic without taking an entire semester class on it? The JTCC libraries offer workshops throughout the semester on a variety of topics: ranging from academic skills like searching databases and avoiding plagiarism to literary interests, like poetry and the different book genres the library carries. Workshops offer students the opportunity to hone skills introduced in class and to explore new interests. In SDV 100? Attending a library workshop can count as an out-of-class activity. Check out all upcoming workshops on the library webpage at You…continue reading →

Project Information Literacy: News Consumption Survey

Our college, John Tyler Community College (JTCC), has been selected to participate in a national study about how college students use news...and we’d like to hear from you. We ask that you participate in an online survey that should take about 12-15 minutes to complete. Any information that would identify you personally will be deleted from a secure server where the survey is being administered. Your responses on the survey will be grouped with other students’ comments and used in a summary of overall findings. By participating in this survey, you have a chance…continue reading →

Spring Break March 12-17

The John Tyler Libraries will operate with reduced hours during spring break, March 12-17, 2018.  The following schedule applies to both campus libraries: Monday-Friday, March 12-16: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, March 17: Closed The Libraries will resume normal operating hours on Monday, March 19, 2018. Have a great spring break!continue reading →