Have you ever heard of this auspicious day? Well, if you have, I would like to be your friend and hang out and read with you! If you haven't, let me introduce you to it! Drop Everything and Read Day takes place every year on April 12th. Why April 12th? Because that is Beverly Cleary's … Continue reading Drop Everything and Read Day Is Here!!!
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!
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!
TikTok Made Me Read It
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
Libraries offer extended hours during fall 2017 exam week
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
Welcome, Will Weaver!
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!
Your Ideas Matter
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
FIVE WAYS TO USE THE LIBRARY YOUR FIRST WEEK OF CLASS
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
Guerilla Goodness Update
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
First Library Student Expo
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