VIVA’s Open Textbook Network + Libraries = Student Savings!

The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) is a consortium of Virginia's non-profit, academic libraries that provide access online databases and research materials for member institutions.  Since inception, VIVA strives to level the academic playing field by providing essential education resources to member institutions.  John Tyler Community College's Libraries are proud VIVA members!  VIVA allows the Tyler Libraries to provide a myriad of academic materials and collections to our students and faculty without incurring the financial burden of paying for these resources individually.  Now VIVA is tackling a different financial hurdle, textbooks. This wonderful consortium…continue reading →
Tyler Libraries’ Tribute to Black History Month

Tyler Libraries’ Tribute to Black History Month

In honor of the rich cultures and histories found within America's black communities, the Tyler libraries are proud to celebrate Black History Month by sharing the libraries' bountiful collections of inspiring stories and works of black artists, poets, activists, historians, writers, and leaders. Please visit either campus library for our Black History Month displays or speak with library staff about particular people, events, or works of interest! The following titles are available for checkout at the Tyler Libraries.  Click on the item's title link to request via QuickSearch to hold at the libraries'…continue reading →
Summer Library Hours August 3-19, 2017

Summer Library Hours August 3-19, 2017

During the break between summer and fall semesters, the Tyler libraries will operate with reduced hours.  Please see the following schedules for each campus library: Chester: Thursday, August 3 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 4 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, August 5 CLOSED Monday, August 7 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, August 8 - 11 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, August 12 CLOSED Monday - Thursday August 14 - 17 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 15 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, August 19 CLOSED Midlothian: Thursday,…continue reading →
Now Hiring!  The Chester Library is seeking Student Assistants!

Now Hiring! The Chester Library is seeking Student Assistants!

The Chester library is currently accepting applications for Student Assistants for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters.  To complete an application, please visit the Chester campus library (Moyar Hall, M216).  The library is looking to fill the following hours (based on availability and class schedule): Weekday mornings, afternoons, and evenings Saturdays (alternating) Eligible applicants must be enrolled at John Tyler Community College.  Please include a copy of your class schedule when applying. Student Assistants are responsible for the following: Working at the information desk with a library staff member; checking books in…continue reading →
Library Summer Hours

Library Summer Hours

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! Both campuses have the following summer hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The libraries will be closed on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, 2017 for the Independence Day holiday.  The libraries will resume summer hours on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.…continue reading →