Whenever we come across a great source of information for our students AND staff, we just have to share! Today, let's talk about the online monograph series, New Directions for Community Colleges. What is it? New Directions for Community Colleges collects and shares information related to current trends in the world of community colleges. Published … Continue reading “New Directions for Community Colleges”
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 . . .
Women’s History Month
In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, one of our library specialists, Mariah Olinger, has created a beautiful display at our Parham Road Campus library. If you get a chance, come check out the display in person. You are more than welcome to check out any of the books in this display. … Continue reading Women’s History Month
Check out our new library databases!
Check out Reynolds Libraries newest database collections which include access to eBooks, journal articles, newspaper articles, primary sources, and videos from a wide variety of disciplines. Students, faculty and staff can access all of our databases from off-campus by logging in with their My Reynolds username and multifactor authentication (MFA). If you have any questions … Continue reading Check out our new library databases!
Looking to Expand Your Black History Knowledge? We Got You!
First, let's make it absolutely, 100% clear that Black History is an all-year thing, BUT...if you are looking to expand your Black History knowledge this month, we've got some great resources to help you with that! First, check out African Americans and Reconstruction: Hope and Struggle, 1865-1883 and African Americans and Jim Crow: Repression and … Continue reading Looking to Expand Your Black History Knowledge? We Got You!
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 National Barbecue Month–check out a cookbook and whip up a feast!
BBQ Makes Everything Better covers recipes from all over the United States, and even includes an international section--Barbecued Chicken Pad Thai, anyone? And they throw in a section on desserts that can be made on the grill. (If you decide to try Grilled Candy Bars, let us know how it went!) Rodney Scott's World of … Continue reading It’s National Barbecue Month–check out a cookbook and whip up a feast!
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!
It’s National Poetry Month at Reynolds Libraries!
That time of year you currently behold When verses rise to culture's highest top. We get our slam performances down cold And prep to recite Beowulf. (A bop!) If you are ready to imbibe the sweets Of sonnets and sestinas, you're in luck. Reynolds has scads of fine poetic treats-- Dive into our stacks and … Continue reading It’s National Poetry Month at Reynolds Libraries!