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 →

JTCC Students Inspire with Art

The Midlothian Library is excited to display artwork by students Tyra Booker and Dré Washington. Washington studies art here at the college while Booker is focusing on film studies. Booker's paintings and sketches are displayed above the Popular Reading bookshelves while Washington's watercolor sits near the Kehinde Wiley print in the DVD section. Tyra Booker's work includes: The Torch (2016) Medium: paint Cross America (2016) Medium: colored pencil Passing the Baton (2018) not pictured Medium: graphite Dré Washington's portrait is Untitled (2016) and the medium is watercolor with pen and ink. You can…continue reading →
Black History Month Graphic Novels

Black History Month Graphic Novels

Celebrate Black History Month with the Tyler libraries’ graphic novel collection!  Learn about key figures, history, culture, and social issues influencing the black community in stunning works of art. The following titles are available at the Tyler libraries.  Stop by or view them online for more information! by Dwight Jon Zimmerman and Wayne Vansant Midlothian Circulating Collection E449.D75 Z56 2012 from With a foreword by the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian James M. McPherson, The Hammer and the Anvil presents in full-color illustrations the history of slavery, the Civil War, and emancipation through the lives of…continue reading →