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

Our Very Own Fugees on Wednesday

Are you an international student who’s interested in sharing some stories and/or photos of your home country? From the U.S. but interested in learning more about where other Virginia Western students are from? Come take part in Cultural Conversations on Wednesday, November 16th, from 1pm-3pm, in our Student Center (campus map). Music, … Read the rest

Every Shake is a Learning Experience

Events ought to expand our experiences, right? So the shimmy and shake we felt in the Roanoke Valley Tuesday should send us searching for more information about earthquakes. A good place to start is in Brown Library.

Plate Tectonics : an Insider’s History of the Modern Theory of the Earth and Earthshaking Science: What we Know (and Read the rest

Library OPEN Normal Hours

Even with construction continuing throughout the spring semester, the library is open to serve you! Computers, study rooms, and research help are all available and ready to go. So come see us on the top floor, by using the elevator on the west side of the building or the stairwell on the east. (The front entrance and … Read the rest