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 →
International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month

International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month

To celebrate International Women's Day (March 8th), the Tyler libraries have prepared displays to honor the women who have blazed a path for us all.  In addition this day of homage, the entire month of March is Women's History Month!  This month is meant as a "tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society" (Library of Congress, 2016). Women's History Week in 1981, but evolved into a month long celebration in 1987. We all know a strong, courageous, intelligent, caring, and empowering woman that…continue reading →

Women’s History Month

Arriving on the heels of Black History Month, comes Women’s History Month—a time to reflect upon, rediscover and rejoice in all the milestones that American women have achieved in the past century. On August 18, 1920, women finally gained the right to vote in this country. Since then, the United States has watched and cheered as its female citizens worked munitions factories during World War II, joined forces with the pacifist and civil rights movements in the 1960’s in the struggle for equal rights, began serving in greater numbers in the two houses…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 →