Is it possible to talk about strong female literary characters WITHOUT discussing characters from books written more than a hundred years ago? Sure, Jane Eyre/Jo March/Lizzie Bennett are all treasured characters, and they’re all certainly amazing, but can we please talk about some 20th and 21st century women? They’re pretty amazing too. To start this … Continue reading It’s Women’s History Month 2022 – Can We NOT Talk About Jane Eyre?
...we’ve selected 52 titles from PBS’ list and we’re putting it to a vote! Drop by at any of our campus locations, find the white board, and vote for your favorites.
COOL YOUR JETS Whether you’re looking for a place to beat the heat, a quiet place to collect your thoughts, or just a comfy spot to eat your lunch, the library is the away-from-it-all refuge you’ve been looking for. So come in, find a comfy chair, and take a breather. GET THAT WORM, EARLY BIRD! … Continue reading FIVE WAYS TO USE THE LIBRARY YOUR FIRST WEEK OF CLASS
This week on We’ve Got That! I’m highlighting a few of the great books in our collection that have been adapted into films that will be released this year. There are just a few short weeks left of summer, so stop by today to pick up one of these great reads before the fall semester … Continue reading We’ve Got That! | Volume II
Reynolds Library has recently added new fiction, cooking and self-help titles to the existing EBSCOhost eBook collection. These titles can be read in your browser, or downloaded to your computer, tablet, phone or other mobile device. Popular titles include: My Paris Kitchen: Recipes and Stories by David Lebovitz Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success … Continue reading New EBSCHOhost eBooks added to Reynolds Library collection
Good news for all you YA fanatics! Next Wednesday, January 28th Fountain Bookstore is hosting a discussion and book signing with bestselling authors Gayle Forman (If I Stay - now a major motion picture!, Just One Day, I Was Here) and Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle, The Scorpio Races, The Shiver Series). They will be discussing … Continue reading Local Event: Two Best-Selling YA Authors Coming to Richmond!
Scott Burrell, agriculture specialist at the Goochland Campus, has just had his 21st and 22nd article published in the February Issue of Virginia Gardener Magazine. His article Maximum Garden, Minimum Time, features a photograph of the landscaping at the Goochland Campus (look for it on page 26.) His article In the Green Zone mentions Reynolds … Continue reading Goochland Campus in Virginia Gardener Magazine
In "Staying Awake: Notes on the Alleged Decline of Reading," Ursula K. Le Guin questions the assumption that books are on the way out. Historically, she points out, the majority of people have not been readers. But it is readers who, also historically, have had both economic and social power. "Literacy was not only the front … Continue reading Ursula K. Le Guin on the Alleged Decline of Reading