New Library Books

The library has a diverse selection of more than 100 new books ready. Books with Virginia connection are For Alison by Andy Parker about his daughter, Chesapeake Requiem by Earl Swift about Tangier Island, and The Cooking Gene by Michael Twitty an expert on African American and southern food ways. Stop by and take a look or visit our online guidehttp://infoguides.virginiawestern.edu/new .

Cover images of 3 books: For Alison by Andy Parker, Chesapeake Requiem by Earl Swift, and The Cooking Gene by Michael W. Twitty.

Brown Library Summer Hours

Brown Library hours are changing for the summer session, May 20-July 30, 2019.

Learning Commons (1st & 2nd floors) – Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-5pm, Sat. 9am-1pm

B112 Link Computer Lab (1st floor) – Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-5pm, Sat. 9am-1pm

B17 Link Computer Lab (ground floor) – Mon.-Thurs. 10am-4pm; 5pm-8pm, Fri. 10am-4pm, Sat. Closed

Testing Center (ground/basement floor)- Mon.-Thur. 8am-8pm, Fri. 8am-5pm, Sat. 9am-1pm

Brown Library observes all college holidays, so we will be closed Memorial Day & Independence Day. Help is also available via our Ask a Librarian instant message chat service on our website and through the Online Writing Center all summer. If you need in-depth research help outside of the library’s open hours, please email library@virginiawestern.edu to make an appointment for an online webconference using Zoom.

New Books and DVDs

A new group of popular books and DVDs have premiered on the shelf in Brown Library. New fiction by Holly Black and some manga are in the mix, as are books about Beyoncé and the KonMari method (The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up). New movies include Aquaman, Mary Queen of Scots, and 2018’s new Halloween. You’ll find all this and more on the top floor of the library building. All you need to check-out is a valid photo ID. We hope to see you soon!