Where are the Books?

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!

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VWCC Archives Needs Your Contributions

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

What Can You Do About Banned Books?

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom we have in the U.S. to express our opinions— even if the opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular. Unfortunately, not everyone has this right; there are currently many authors around the world who have been imprisoned, or whose lives have been threatened, because of their writings. Check out this slide Read the rest

Free Movie for Banned Books Week

TODAY ONLY at 1pm in Whitman Theatre, Student Life and the library will be hosting a free movie showing of Smoke Signals, a film written by Sherman Alexie (author of the banned book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian).

This award-winning film is “a warm film of friendship and reconciliation, and whenever it … Read the rest

Do You Read Banned Books?

Celebrate your freedom to read whatever you want by coming to the Banned Books Week Kickoff event at Brown Library!

TODAY ONLY, from 10am-2pm, Student Life and the library will be giving away free copies of the following banned books: The Color Purple (30th anniversary edition), The Hunger Games, or The Absolutely True Diary of a

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