Has the recent Writer's Guild of America strike got you hankering to know more about unions in the United States? Reynolds has you covered! Labor in the Time of Trump covers labor history in the twenty-first century and offers strategies to build a working-class movement, with special attention to labor movements in the Southern U.S. … Continue reading The Labor Movement Then and Now
Goochland Campus Community Seed Lending Library
Have you ever thought about starting your own garden? Growing your very own cucumbers, tomatoes or even corn? With spring on the doorstep and the warmer weather on the horizon, it’s a perfect time to start planning for that garden. The Goochland campus library may have a plethora of books about gardening; how and where … Continue reading Goochland Campus Community Seed Lending Library
I wish the library would . . .
You may have seen the new whiteboard surveys in the Parham and Downtown Campus Libraries. Every week or so we change the question and invite your responses. This last week at Parham we've asked how you would finish the sentence, "I wish the library would...." Some of the answers were fun! And some address real … Continue reading I wish the library would . . .
Introducing the Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. Collection at Reynolds Libraries & Tutoring Center
Reynolds Libraries & Tutoring Center unveils collection from world renowned printmaker Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.; displays them in newly renovated Tutoring Center Downtown. As an artist, academic support librarian, and instructor, Jonathan Lee is often looking for places where each discipline overlaps. When the Downtown Tutoring Center opened, it struck Lee that there was an … Continue reading Introducing the Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. Collection at Reynolds Libraries & Tutoring Center
It’s April–Time to Fill Your Heart with Poetry!
Feel like you "don't get" poetry? Don't know your assonance from your anapest? Poetry for Dummies is an excellent place to start. It begins gently with "Reading and Understanding Poetry," then moves through some history of poetry and covers how to begin writing (and performing!) poetry yourself. There's something magical about having a poem memorized--you … Continue reading It’s April–Time to Fill Your Heart with Poetry!
Ooooo-Ooooo, Witchy Women!
There was a time when calling a woman a witch was something of an insult. But now, there are scores of women who would happily accept that name, and would hope it were true. After all, there are MANY of us out there who are still hoping for that invitation to attend Hogwarts (not saying … Continue reading Ooooo-Ooooo, Witchy Women!
Love is in the air….
and romance novels are on our shelves! Take a break from your studies with some guaranteed happy-ever-afters. Confessions in B-Flat, A Civil Rights Love Story Jason, a disciple of Martin Luther King Jr., and Anita, a follower of Malcolm X, meet in Harlem in 1963. The movement brings them together--but their different ideologies could tear … Continue reading Love is in the air….
How much we’ve changed since COVID 19
The other night I was selecting a streaming video of a late night comedian/talk show host. I was looking at March dates and began watching. The show was being filmed from the host's garden and the host himself looked very pale and washed out. He began talking about COVID, which was certainly not unusual when … Continue reading How much we’ve changed since COVID 19
Let’s Talk Series
In summer 2020, the library started hosting a book club and movie/tv club to discuss all of your favorite books, audiobooks, movies and television series! We are please to continue offering this programming and cannot wait for you to join us, let us know what you think, and give us (and each other) your recommendations, … Continue reading Let’s Talk Series
Reynolds Libraries Promote A Healthy Mind and Body
Students at Reynolds Libraries are taking a holistic approach to their studies. Not only do they exercise their minds with the many resources the library has to offer, they exercise their bodies using the FitDesk stationary bike, found at both the Goochland and Parham Road locations. Regular exercise not only enhances brain health, but working … Continue reading Reynolds Libraries Promote A Healthy Mind and Body