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As part of National Library Week, Brown Library sponsored a Word of the Week contest. Students, faculty, and staff were invited to create their own definition for the word, “jentacular”— no Googling allowed! We received many great definitions, many of them relating to either Jennifer Aniston or Jennifers in general. Some of them related the word to gentleman.
Congratulations to our student winner, Patrick Breslin! His definition: “When in the midst of an intense game of Jenga, and one performs a spectacular move that wobbles the tower but doesn’t fall.”
And congrats to our faculty/staff winner, James E. Smith, who defined it as “A spectacular jokester and entertainer.” … Read the rest
Library Tip of the Day
Did you know you can checkout iPads, laptops, and handheld GPS units? We love technology here at the library! For more information on all the cool tech we have available, check out this blog post.
National Library Week Events:
- Reading Flash Mob: Bring a book, comics, magazines, graphic novel and READ.
Due to the renovation of the Circulation floor (top floor) of the library, the majority of the library’s print books have been put into storage. But don’t worry— the entire circulating collection of books will be back in place on the top floor when the renovation is complete later this year!
In the meantime, you still have … Read the rest
The purpose of the VWCC Archives is to preserve a historical record of the college. Brown Library houses the Archives and maintains an Archives web page with a searchable inventory of the archived items. Examples of materials contained in the archives include: college catalogs from 1966 forward, newsletters, photographs, employee directories, marketing materials, playbills and posters representing … Read the rest