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
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!
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!
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….
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
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
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
We are excited to officially launch our updated website! After receiving feedback from students, faculty, and staff, the library site was updated to create a better user experience. The new site makes navigating easier by having a persistent menu bar with all library links available no matter where you are on the site: We've also … Continue reading Updated Library Website is live!
Reynolds Libraries website is getting an exciting redesign. We invite you to preview the new design at http://library.reynolds.edu/demo/index.html. The redesign started about a year ago and was influenced by our observations from working with students, faculty and staff. Efforts were made to adopt new web design and user experience trends. We hope to officially launch the … Continue reading New Library Website Preview
NPR recently reported on how Princeton admitted 13 transfer students this fall - the first time Princeton has done so in THREE DECADES! Because of the success of those students, Princeton has decided to reinstate the transfer program by encouraging students from "low-income families, the military and from community colleges." Reynolds Librarians wanted to highlight … Continue reading Community College Transfer Students Making an Impact at Elite Colleges