The 8:30 | Things to Know Before You Go (5/1)
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: email@example.com
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
No Hands: the Rise and Fall of the Schwinn Bicycle Company: an American Institution
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:
DID YOU KNOW THE LIBRARY HAS EXTENDED HOURS DURING FINALS?
Just 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.
SHAMELESS SOCIAL MEDIA PLUG ☺
Do you want easy access to a lot of our social media and blog content in one spot? Check out our Rebel Mouse site.
THAT 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!
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