Factory Man Coming to Brown Library

Factory Man

Factory Man isn’t just the story of John Bassett III’s tooth and nail fight to save his furniture factory. Former Roanoke Times reporter Beth Macy’s book is about globalization, modern American industry, Southside Virginia, race, and family fortunes. We just got our copy today from Barnes & Noble (Amazon.com is not selling it as of 7-14-14 due to a spat with the publisher).… Read the rest

Brown Library, Academic Link, and the Writing Center will be closed Friday, July 4th, and Saturday, July 5th, in honor of Independence Day.

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Obama’s Presidential Library: Where Will it Be?

Cities all over the world fight tooth and nail with each other to host the Olympics or World Cup. A similar process is happening now for a – wait for it – library. With only a few years left in his presidency, President Obama faces the unenviable task of choosing a location for his presidential library from among 13 contenders, leaving 12 out in the cold.… Read the rest

Check Us Out!

If you haven’t been to Brown Library lately, you should stop in and check us out! We’re located on the top floor of the library building. You’ll find plenty of academic resources. We even have popular magazines, newspapers, and comfy furniture for you to enjoy.… Read the rest

Welcome to Spring Semester

Brown Library’s Reference and Circulation departments invite you to the top floor of the Brown Library building to get help on research and check out books…..or just relax and read magazines.… Read the rest