Category Archives: Announcements

Summer 2016 Hours

Did you know that library services are available during summer classes, too? We’re here to serve your needs. We’ll be following our regular hours through July 27:
Monday – Thursday 8:00am-8:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm

Keep an eye on the Student Bulletin for holiday-related closure announcements.

Welcome Back!

We are so excited to begin the new year and new semester with our students and faculty! Our floor — the top floor of the Brown Library building — is the only quiet space on campus and great place to get work done. Take advantage of our books, e-books, reserve textbooks, laptops & iPads, study rooms, comfy furniture, and newspapers & magazines.

Our hours are as follows:

Monday-Thursday 8:00-8:00; Friday 8:00-5:00, Saturday 9:00-1:00.

See you in the library!

2016 Schedule and Hours

The library will re-open to the public on Tuesday, January 5th, and be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. that week. It will be closed Saturday, January 9th. Regular hours start Monday, January 11, when classes begin. See you soon!

Library Hours to End of Semester

We wish everyone well as we near the end of the fall 2015 semester. Brown Library’s hours will remain the same (8-8 Monday through Thursday, 8-5 on Friday, and 9-1 on Saturday) until Saturday the 19th when the library will be closed. The library will be open 8-5 Monday and Tuesday, December 21 and 22. The library will be closed December 23 through January 4th. The library will be open 8-5 the week of January 5th. Enjoy the break! See you in January!

FREE “Roanoke Valley Reads Book” for VWCC Students

Factory Man

Students — Get a FREE copy of the 2015 Roanoke Valley Reads book, Factory Man! How?

  • Come to the top floor of Brown Library with your student ID or class schedule on Wednesday, October 14th
  • Ask for the book, Factory Man
  • If you’re one of the first 60 people to ask, you’ll get your own copy of the book for free!

Want to get it signed by the author, former Roanoke Times reporter, Beth Macy? Head to her Kickoff talk at the Jefferson Center later that evening on October 14th at 7pm. The “Factory Man” himself, John Bassett, III, will be joining her, and she will be greeting people and signing books after the event.

Brown Library and Student Activities have partnered once again to hold a book giveaway of the featured Roanoke Valley Reads selection. Roanoke Valley Reads is a community-wide reading experience that brings people together, promotes tolerance and understanding of differing points of view, and emphasizes the importance of literacy.