Feel Like a Raise? Visit the Library!

A new study finds that going to the the library for a year can make you feel like you have had a $2,282 raise. Go ahead, give yourself a raise; visit the library!

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New Student Art for the Library!

"Utada Hikaru" by Caitlin Smith

“Utada Hikaru” by Caitlin Smith

 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 will grace the library permanently.… Read the rest

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.… Read the rest

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.… Read the rest

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.… Read the rest