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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 […]

January 29, 2015 - Voltaire’s 250-Year-Old Book Stands the Test of Time

image courtesy Wikimedia Due to the acts of terrorism occurring throughout the world, especially the recent shootings of journalists in Paris, Voltaire’s 1763 book, “A Treatise on Tolerance,” has climbed the French best seller list, according to a January 28th, Associated Press report on the U.S. News & World Report website. Amazon is among 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