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March 2, 2015 - Library and Academic Link Closed During Spring Break

image courtesy  Brian Arnold, Flickr The library and the Academic Link will be closed the week of spring break (March 9-14). The Testing Center on the ground floor will remain open. If you have questions for a librarian, send an e-mail to or use the 24-hour chat service LRC Live.  

February 11, 2015 - Library, Academic Link, Computer Lab Hours Reduced

The hours for Brown Library (Top Floor Reference and Circulation) and the Academic Link (First Floor) will be reduced starting Monday, February 16th. The new hours are: Monday-Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm Friday                       8:00am – 2:00pm Saturday                  9:00am – 1:00pm The Writing Center hours are : Monday-Thursday 9:00-6:00, Friday 9:00-2:00, Saturday, closed. The Ground Floor computer […]

February 3, 2015 - An ‘Everyday’ Problem

Brian Klems, author of The Writer’s Dig for Writer’s Digest magazine offers this advice for anyone confused about when to use everyday and every day: “Try to substitute ‘each and every day’ in the place of the ‘everyday/every day’ in question. If it works, go with two words. If not, it’s one word,” writes the […]

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Brown Library

M-Th: 8AM - 6PM
Fri: 8AM - 2PM
Sat: 9AM - 1PM
Sun: Closed

3095 Colonial Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

Info: 540-857-7303
Reference: 540-857-7438
Circulation: 540-857-6941
Fax: 857-6058