Free Movie Tuesday, 2pm: Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World

Don’t miss the Bridging Cultures Film Series!

  • 10/8, 2pm, Whitman TheaterIslamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World (2011)
    • Explores the richness of Islamic art in objects big and small, from great ornamented palaces and the play of light in monumental mosques to the exquisite beauty of ceramics, carved boxes, paintings, calligraphy, and metal work.
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Free Movie Tuesday, 2pm: Prince Among Slaves

10941 PBS_PrinceAmongSlaves_DVD.inddDon’t miss the Bridging Cultures Film Series!

  • 9/24, 2pm, Whitman TheaterPrince Among Slaves  (2007)
    • The amazing true story of Abdul Rahman Sori, an African prince, enslaved in the American South and freed 40 years later.
  • 10/8, 2pm, Whitman TheaterIslamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World (2011)
    • Explores the richness of Islamic art in objects big and small, from great ornamented palaces and the play of light in monumental mosques to the exquisite beauty of ceramics, carved boxes, paintings, calligraphy, and metal work.
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Whole Campus Closed this Thursday, August 9th

Virginia Western Community College’s Roanoke campus will be closed to outside visitors on Thursday, August 9th, while it hosts a regional emergency planning and response drill. Students wishing to register for classes may do so in person at the adjacent Fishburn Park Elementary School or online at www.virginiawestern.edu/classes.… Read the rest

Main Floor of the Library Now Open!

The main floor of Brown Library is now open! Stop by and see the college’s newest learning environment. Java Express will have free coffee and cookies for students, staff, and faculty from 8am to 5pm on Monday, January 9th. (Staff and faculty must show ID.)

Our regular Spring Semester hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8am-8pm
  • Friday: 8am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9am-1pm

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Library’s Reference Assistant Featured in Roanoke Times

The groundbreaking journalism career of Sandra Kelly, Brown Library’s reference assistant (and longtime adjunct professor in the English department), has been highlighted in a recent article in the Roanoke Times… Read More