"Progress Pride flag painted on concrete barrier" by chris.rycroft is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Check out all the upcoming events you can enjoy at VA Pride. And in between events, you can educate and entertain yourself with these titles: In The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History, Marc Stein weaves a myriad of sources together into a thorough … Continue reading Happy Pride Month, Reynolds Red Hawks!
June 12 is Loving Day, commemorating the unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the landmark case Loving v. Virginia, which held that laws against interracial marriage were in violation of the Equal Protection clause of the 14th amendment. Mildred (Jeter) and Richard Loving were raised in the same small community, Central Point, in Caroline County, … Continue reading Loving Day
Has the recent Writer's Guild of America strike got you hankering to know more about unions in the United States? Reynolds has you covered! Labor in the Time of Trump covers labor history in the twenty-first century and offers strategies to build a working-class movement, with special attention to labor movements in the Southern U.S. … Continue reading The Labor Movement Then and Now
April 25 was National Library Worker’s Day—who knew? (Not me! And I am a library worker.) Though that date has passed, it still seems like an excellent opportunity to introduce you to a truly pioneering librarian from our nation's past: the Rev. Thomas Fountain Blue. Thomas Blue was born in Farmville, Virginia in 1866. He … Continue reading Thomas Fountain Blue
Have you ever heard of this auspicious day? Well, if you have, I would like to be your friend and hang out and read with you! If you haven't, let me introduce you to it! Drop Everything and Read Day takes place every year on April 12th. Why April 12th? Because that is Beverly Cleary's … Continue reading Drop Everything and Read Day Is Here!!!
Whenever we come across a great source of information for our students AND staff, we just have to share! Today, let's talk about the online monograph series, New Directions for Community Colleges. What is it? New Directions for Community Colleges collects and shares information related to current trends in the world of community colleges. Published … Continue reading “New Directions for Community Colleges”
Have you ever thought about starting your own garden? Growing your very own cucumbers, tomatoes or even corn? With spring on the doorstep and the warmer weather on the horizon, it’s a perfect time to start planning for that garden. The Goochland campus library may have a plethora of books about gardening; how and where … Continue reading Goochland Campus Community Seed Lending Library
You may have seen the new whiteboard surveys in the Parham and Downtown Campus Libraries. Every week or so we change the question and invite your responses. This last week at Parham we've asked how you would finish the sentence, "I wish the library would...." Some of the answers were fun! And some address real … Continue reading I wish the library would . . .
In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, one of our library specialists, Mariah Olinger, has created a beautiful display at our Parham Road Campus library. If you get a chance, come check out the display in person. You are more than welcome to check out any of the books in this display. … Continue reading Women’s History Month
Check out Reynolds Libraries newest database collections which include access to eBooks, journal articles, newspaper articles, primary sources, and videos from a wide variety of disciplines. Students, faculty and staff can access all of our databases from off-campus by logging in with their My Reynolds username and multifactor authentication (MFA). If you have any questions … Continue reading Check out our new library databases!