Thanksgiving Break Schedule

Please note that library services will have reduced hours next week due to Thanksgiving break. Our hours next week are as follows:
Monday, November 20 8am-8pm
Tuesday, November 21 8am-5pm
Wednesday, November 22 8am-12noon
Closed Thursday, November 23 through Sunday, November 26.
Our regular hours will resume Monday, November 27.

We are unable to fill Interlibrary Loan requests between November 18 and November 26. Plan ahead and get those requests in now.

Remember, while we are closed, you can still access our online resources from anywhere with an internet connection. Visit our home page to access databases, as well as a chat service that will connect you with a librarian for assistance, 24/7. Yep, even on Thanksgiving Day! But we hope you will be enjoying a break and not thinking too much about school work. 

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New DVDs Available Today!

In addition to being a great source for research materials and help, Brown Library also has popular movies. Treat yourself to a popular movie on us. New DVDs are on the shelf today.

Baby Driver
The Beguiled
The Big Sick
The Case for Christ
The Hero
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Rough Night
Transformers: The Last Knight
Wonder Woman

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Check us out, if you dare…

Just in time for Halloween, Brown Library brings you new books about the supernatural, druids, strange brews, and divination. Come and see – if you dare – the orange cart by the circulation desk. Also, see our Harry Potter-themed look during the Rapids Revenge Scavneger hunt. We will have all our Harry Potter-related books out too!

The Science Book
Ancient Brews: Rediscovered and Re-created
Druids: A Very Short Introduction
Witchcraft: A Very Short Introduction
Pagan Britain
Miracles: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Supernatural Events From Antiquity to the Present
The Secrets of Alchemy
The Specter of Salem: Remembering the Witch Trials in Nineteenth-Century America
The Realities of Witchcraft and Popular Magic in Early Modern Europe: Culture, Cognition, and Everyday Life
Distilling Knowledge: Alchemy, Chemistry, and the Scientific Revolution
Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds
Ancient Greek Divination

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Library Database Issues Continue

We are experiencing technical problems with off-campus access to library databases. If you receive an error message after logging in, please try to refresh your screen first. If you still experience problems, call us at 540-857-7303 or email us at library@virginiawestern.edu for help.

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New Books, October 2017

The smell of fall leaves, pumpkin spice, and, yes, new books are in the air at VWCC. Stop by the library’s top floor to see the new book shelves. Want to research or read about the Arab Spring, the culture wars, or recent White House residents (Barack, Michelle, George, and Laura)? We have books about the business of food, the culinary arts, insanity in the modern world, Vikings, and why everyone tries to create an illusion of happiness and perfection through social media and what that means for society. So stop by and visit us soon. We can’t wait to see you.

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