Symbols: the Key to Visual Communication

We communicate in so many ways. A touch on the arm. A murmur of exhaustion. A chuckle. An extended palm.  But our bodies are only one canvas for expression. Over the millennia, humankind has developed thousands of different forms of written communication, from hieroglyphs to kanji to the characters I’m using to talk to you right now. What connects them is that they are all kinds of symbols.   Symbols have evolved throughout the centuries. Even since 2000, there has been an eruption in the variety of symbols we use to speak to one…continue reading →

You Can Make It at the MakerSpace

It is easy to get caught up in the stress of college, especially when you have to balance it with your career, your relationships, and the overall journey of life. We hope to be a place where you can channel your stress into a creative activity, and maybe even make something you will keep for years to come!  The Chester Campus Makerspace was initiated in mid-August 2018.  It's located to the left of the entrance as you walk in. You'll find a tiered display showing off the results of our latest event, followed by…continue reading →
Spring Break Hours: March 13 – 18, 2017

Spring Break Hours: March 13 – 18, 2017

The Tyler libraries will be operating with reduced hours during Spring Break.  Please see the following schedule for both campus libraries: Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, March 18: Closed Have a great Spring Break!  We look forward to seeing you all back to campus on the first day of spring! If you ask us “please do my essay”, first thing to do for you is to give us some instructions about the level of the ready work, amount of pages or words that you needcontinue reading →
Spring Break Hours and Staff Picks!

Spring Break Hours and Staff Picks!

The Tyler libraries will be open with reduced hours during spring break, March 21 - 26, 2016.  The following schedule applies to both campus libraries: Monday - Friday, March 21-25 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, March 26 CLOSED The libraries will resume normal operating hours on Monday, March 28, 2016.  Have a safe and wonderful spring break! Looking for a great read over spring break? Check out some of our staff picks! Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty Midlothian Popular Reading Collection PR9619.4.M67 B54 2014         After Alice by Gregory Maguire…continue reading →