Interview With Virgil the Skeleton: A JTCC Libraries Exclusive

Virgil the Skeleton has been a quiet presence at JTCC Libraries for years. A skeleton of few words, he was often found helping nursing students with their anatomy classes. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, though, Virgil found himself looking for a new purpose. Classes had gone online and library materials (including Library Skeletons) weren’t being checked out. He started feeling quite lonely and a bit lost. Despite the challenges he was facing, Virgil eventually found a new calling in a most unexpected area: social media. Though he’s still seen in the library on…continue reading →

Welcome to Fall 2021, Part 1

Welcome back, Trailblazers! Fall 2021 is upon us, and the library is excited to see our students again! We know a lot has changed recently, so I’ve written up a two-post blog series with important information to help make your visits to the library a success!   Hours Mon – Thurs: 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM Fri: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMSat. and Sun.: Closed Any changes in library hours will be posted on the library website and the library Instagram.  Masks Per the college’s requirement, everyone is required to wear a mask when inside a college building, regardless of…continue reading →

Upcoming Event: You Go Girl! Book Talk

Join the Library Staff for a Book Talk on Wednesday, 3/31/21 @ 2:30PM via Zoom as we celebrate Women's History Month. Hear, discuss, and celebrate books by women writers. Meeting ID: 826 6201 4522 Passcode: 853950 reading →

Upcoming Event: Black Hollywood Documentary – Feb. 26

The upcoming documentary showing has been rescheduled from February 19 to February 26. On Friday, Feb 26th, join the Library and the Office of Student Activities for a Documentary & Discussion on the documentary "Black Hollywood." "Between 1910 and 1950, over 150 independent film companies were organized for the specific purpose of producing all-black cast films. Of the 400 black-produced films that were made, Oscar Micheaux produced 10 percent of them. This documentary by Tony Brown examines them. REGISTER HERE!"    continue reading →

Job Openings at Tyler Libraries – Chester campus

The Tyler Libraries are looking for a student worker to join our team! We are seeking detail-oriented, motivated individuals who are passionate about serving their fellow students in creative ways. No library experience is required, but you must be enrolled in at least one class to be considered. We are looking specifically for someone who can work on Mondays and Wednesdays in the afternoon. Candidates need to be prompt, organized, and comfortable working with the general public. Typical tasks include (but are not limited to): working the information desk with a library staff…continue reading →