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End-of-Semester News & Hours

Can you believe the Spring 2018 semester is almost over? Here are a few things to note as the semester winds down:

The last day to request BOOKS through ILL is Wednesday, April 25.
The last day to request ARTICLES through ILL is Wednesday, May 2.

We will maintain our normal hours through May 5, the end of finals week. We will have modified hours for the remainder of May as follows:

May 7-11: 8am-5pm
May 12: Closed
May 14-18: 8am-5pm
May 19: Closed
May 21-25: Normal schedule
May 26-28: Closed for Memorial Day

Don’t forget to use our 24/7 chat service, located on the library’s homepage, to receive help from a librarian even when we aren’t open!

Winter Break Schedule

Library Services will maintain regular hours through Saturday, December 16:
Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm
Friday 8am-5pm
Saturday 9am-1pm
On December 18 and 19, the library will be open 8am-5pm.
On December 20, the library will be open 8am-12noon.
The College, including Library Services, will be closed from 12noon on December 20 through January 1. 
Should you need database access or research assistance, they are available 24/7/365 on our website. Have a safe and restful break!

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

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

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.