Eaten Any Good Books Lately?

If not, here’s your chance! The VWCC Edible Book Festival is coming to the Brown Library, main floor, on April 13, 2010.

In celebration of National Library Week, April 11-17, Brown and students from the Culinary Arts program are participating in the International Edible Book Festival.… Read the rest

Make a Date with a Banned Book…

Stand up for your right to read!

The God of Small Things coverThe new Banned Book Club’s first selection is The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy. Ms. Roy faced an obscenity trial in her native India for this, her first novel. She also won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction.… Read the rest

Banned Books Week is Here!

Did you know that September 28th-October 3rd, 2009, is the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week?

The week celebrates the freedom we have to express our opinions— even if the opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular. Banned Books Week brings attention to the challenges that have been presented to this freedom by celebrating books which have been attempted to be banned in libraries across the country.… Read the rest

VWCC Author Reading & Signing

 threefoldThe Brown Library, in celebration of National Library Week, is proud to present mystery novelist and VWCC staff member Susan Cain in her very first reading here on campus. She will be reading a selection from her first novel, Threefold, as well as signing copies of her book.… Read the rest

Green Reading…

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, the day that many Americans recognize and celebrate the many contributions of the Irish to our nation’s history and culture. We tend to wear green, go to parades and festivals for some craic (“fun” in modern Irish), and perhaps drink a green beverage or two——but have you ever read a novel by an Irish author?… Read the rest