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The 8:30 | Things to Know Before You Go (5/1)

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Here’s your daily dose of library-oriented speed-reads to start your day!

TODAY IN THE LIBRARY…

VSB Peer Tutor Reading Day Office Hours. 12:00-7:00 p.m. in room 205. Open to all VSB students. Walk-in study sessions. Questions? Contact: patricia.burdo@villanova.edu


May is National Bike Month. If the warm temps put you in the mood to crank the chain-wheel, downshift the derailleur and hammer your hybrid, then check out these Falvey resources:

10 Smart Routes to Bicycle Safety 

Bicycle Design: an Illustrated History 

Bicycle Diaries 

No Hands: the Rise and Fall of the Schwinn Bicycle Company: an American Institution

Bicycling Science

You may also want to check out the University’s Nova Bike Share program.

If you want a goal to work toward (in addition to improved health), check out these fundraisers:

Bike-a-Thon for cancer

Bike MS: City to Shore Ride

Tour de Cure for diabetes


DID YOU KNOW THE LIBRARY HAS EXTENDED HOURS DURING FINALS?

THREEOCLOCKJust spreading the news that the main building of the library is open until 3:00 am most nights during finals. As always, the Holy Grounds lounge and Falvey Hall foyer and Reading Room are accessible after hours with Wildcard, but during the below times, students will have access to the main building as well:

Thurs., April 30 – Fri., May 1
8 a.m. – 3 a.m.

Sat., May 2 9 a.m. – Midnight.

Sun., May 3 10 a.m. – 3 a.m.

Mon., May 4 – Thurs., May 7 8 a.m. – 3 a.m.

Fri., May 8 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


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degrowthTHAT NEW BOOK SMELL: NEW HOLDINGS AT FALVEY

According to David Graeber, London School of Economics, the book Degrowth: a vocabulary for a new era represents the importance of the movement “of thought, and of action” at a “time in history when political, economic and intellectual leaders assure us that nothing fundamental can any longer be questioned.”

 


QUOTE OF THE DAY
“There is no royal road to learning; no short cut to the acquirement of any art.” – Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope


HAVE A GREAT DAY!

If you have ideas for inclusion in The 8:30 or to Library News in general, you’re invited to send them to joanne.quinn@villanova.edu.


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