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!
According to NPD Bookscan, in 2021, 825 million copies of print books were purchased, the most in any year since 2004 when the company started keeping track. Thanks again to NPD Bookscan, we also know that book sales were up 9% over 2021 (67 million more copies sold than 2020, 125 million more copies sold … Continue reading TikTok Made Me Read It
To help you prepare for final exams, Reynolds Library will extend its hours of operation during the last weeks of the semester at the Parham and Downtown campuses. Our extended schedule will be as follows: 7:45 am – 10:00 pm Monday, December 4th – Thursday, December 7th 7:45 am – 5:00 pm … Continue reading Libraries offer extended hours during fall 2017 exam week
With the Summer semester coming to a close, and fall semester right around the corner, you may have noticed a new face in the library at the Parham Road Campus. At the end of June, the library was pleased to welcome David "Will" Weaver as our electronic/web services librarian. Will served three and a half … Continue reading Welcome, Will Weaver!
In the Reynolds Library, we take your ideas seriously... Suggestion: More Quiet Spaces with Electrical Outlets at the Downtown Library! Response: We totally agree with you, which is why we are so thrilled to have the Reynolds Room open behind the reference desk. Did you know that you can use that room anytime the library … Continue reading Your Ideas Matter
COOL YOUR JETS Whether you’re looking for a place to beat the heat, a quiet place to collect your thoughts, or just a comfy spot to eat your lunch, the library is the away-from-it-all refuge you’ve been looking for. So come in, find a comfy chair, and take a breather. GET THAT WORM, EARLY BIRD! … Continue reading FIVE WAYS TO USE THE LIBRARY YOUR FIRST WEEK OF CLASS
If you missed our last post, you may not know that members of the library staff have been leaving notes around the library for students to find that will encourage them during this last week of classes and finals. One student appreciated the notes she found so much, that she brought one staff member a little … Continue reading Guerilla Goodness Update
Over 200 students, faculty and staff attended the first Library Student Expo, held April 22 and 23 at the Downtown and Parham Road campus libraries. Through their instructors, students submitted assignments completed as part of their coursework. Items came from multiple disciplines, ranging from Biology to English to Middle college Projects included artwork, posters, sculptures, … Continue reading First Library Student Expo
Today is February, Friday the 13th, but triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number thirteen) is the least of your worries, because tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and you’re completely out of ideas! Why don't you let the library help plan your romantic weekend? 1. Take a look at this Thursday’s Richmond Times-Dispatch on the library’s periodicals shelf. … Continue reading Plan Your Valentine’s Weekend with Help from the Library
You're Invited! Reynolds Library will be hosting Open Houses at the Parham Road Campus and Downtown Campus. See what's new for the upcoming school year. Enjoy refreshments and giveaways! Try our digital scavenger hunt! Learn to download resources to your mobile device! Create altered book art and beads! Parham Road Campus Wednesday, September 18th … Continue reading LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE! Come in and check us out!