New Student Art for the Library!

"Utada Hikaru" by Caitlin Smith.

“Utada Hikaru” by Caitlin Smith.

"Tone Study II" by George Kelly

“Tone Study II” by George Kelly

This is one of our favorite days of the year. Why? Library staff members get to shop for student art at the Spring Fling Art Show. We love supporting VWCC student artists. These two new works of art that will grace the library permanently. Congratulations to Caitlin Smith (“Utada Hikaru” Mixed Media) and George Kelly (“Tone Study II” Painting).

Public Libraries on Display

Click here to hear NPR’s wonderful interview with Robert Dawson, author of The Public Library: A Photographic Essay, and see some of the fascinating photographs in his new book. Oh, and a public library in Virginia made the cut: Handley Regional Library in Winchester.

Handley Library

Marci Myers Presents!

New Horizons

Our own Marci Myers, Library Specialist,  was one of the presenters at the annual New Horizons conference held here at Hotel Roanoke this week. Thank you to the Virginia Western community for helping Marci gather information about the new QuickSearch library tool to share with the rest of Virginia Community College System.

Check Out Our Newest Books!

League of Denial Alone TogetherSame Sex MarriageI know who you are

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Local Book Featured in People Magazine

Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening by local author, Carol Wall, is featured in the “Books” review section of the March 10th issue of People Magazine. The review calls the book “a profoundly moving memoir that tells the story of an unexpected friendship and the rewards of reaping what we sow.

Two copies of this popular new book are available on the top floor of Brown Library. See a library staff member at the Circulation Desk, and check out this featured selection for a 2 week period.

Come to Brown Library and “Get your READ on!”