Apply for a Student Job at the Library

The Library seeks motivated, organized students to work the part-time student job in the Library. We are hiring for the Spring 2023 semester at both campuses. The job pays $11/hour. Most students work between 5 and 15 hours. The maximum hours per week is 20 hrs/week. To be eligible, you must be taking classes for the semester you are applying for. If you are taking Spring classes at Brightpoint, you are eligible to apply for a Spring position. Interested? Apply at this link: reading →

Graduation Is Coming

Final exams are coming soon. Time to finish all those last-minute school things so you can enjoy your summer break! Got library tech? Renew or return by May 12.Got library books? Double-check your due dates. Remember: you can renew once! Speaking of borrowing books, did you know that you can still borrow books from JTCC Libraries after you’ve graduated? Stop by and ask us about a community member card! Final exams end May 10.Grades are posted May 12. Congratulations on completing your classes. Our hats off to you!continue reading →

Workshops for the Win

Join the Library for our upcoming workshops on Zoom the week of 4/11: Research Rescue4/11, Monday @ 2PM4/14, Thursday @ 11AM Overwhelmed by college research? APA and MLA just alphabet soup? Bring your assignment and your questions; librarians will help you research smarter, not harder. To register: Focus on One Thing: Imagist Poetry, Journaling, and Wellness4/13, Wednesday @ 2:30PM Celebrate National Poetry Month in this discussion around poetry, journaling, wellness, and creativity. Attend for the chance to win a free journal! To register: reading →

Film Event This Week: Pieces I Am

The Library and Student Activities are proud to present the film Toni Morrison: Pieces I Am this Wednesday, 3/30 at 12:30PM. Toni Morrison, the acclaimed writer of novels like Beloved and The Bluest Eye, is the subject of this moving documentary. Computer Lab at either campus library to watch the film and discuss. Got a class on Wednesday afternoon? No worries. Just use this link so you can watch the film online (you must be a JTCC student, staff, or faculty to access the film!).continue reading →

Interview With Virgil the Skeleton: A JTCC Libraries Exclusive

Virgil the Skeleton has been a quiet presence at JTCC Libraries for years. A skeleton of few words, he was often found helping nursing students with their anatomy classes. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, though, Virgil found himself looking for a new purpose. Classes had gone online and library materials (including Library Skeletons) weren’t being checked out. He started feeling quite lonely and a bit lost. Despite the challenges he was facing, Virgil eventually found a new calling in a most unexpected area: social media. Though he’s still seen in the library on…continue reading →