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Delayed opening Tues. March 10

Electrifying news: the library will not open until around noon on Tuesday, March 10, due to a planned power shutdown on part of campus. Once the power is restored McConnell Library will open.

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RU Reads 2015 Video

2015 RU Reads Video
2015 RU Reads Video

Watch the video of interviews with the 2015 “RU Reads: One Campus, Many Voices” participants.

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Check Out These RU Reads Books!

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
The Bald Mermaid by Sheila Bridges
Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
The Curious Incident of the Dog in Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande*
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green*
The Folded Leaf by William Maxwell
Gentlewoman by Enitan O. Bereola II (online soon at RU by DDA)
Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls
Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling
Ignorance: How It Drives Science by Stuart Firestein
Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
Luna by Julie Ann Peters
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan
The Pursuit of Happyness by Chris Gardner
The Safety of Deeper Water by Tim Poland
A Separate Peace by John Knowles
Shell Shaker by LeAnne Howe*
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
When Katie Wakes by Connie Fowler*
The Wisdom of the Great Chiefs: Classic Speeches of Chief Red Jacket
* Indicates a book that is currently checked out or on order. A hold can be placed for any of these titles

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BrowZine App

BrowZine is a tablet-based service that allows you to browse, read and monitor many of the McConnell Library’s journal subscriptions on your iPad, Android or Kindle. The free app works by pulling together articles from library subscribed databases, uniting them into complete issues and displaying them in a “newsstand” type presentation. (read more)

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McConnell Library, 801 E. Main St., PO Box 6881, Radford VA 24142-6881
Telephone: 540.831.5471 or 540.831.5472
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