• An Integrative Model for Information Literacy

    An Integrative Model for Information Literacy

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    Introducing Libcal!

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Winter Break Hours

Winter Break hours and closures begin on Saturday, December 23rd!

Saturday December 23 – Monday January 1 Closed
Tuesday January 2 – Friday January 5 8 am to 4 pm
Saturday January 6 – Sunday January 7 Closed
Monday January 8 – Friday January 12 8 am to 4 pm
Saturday January 13 – Monday January 15 Closed
Regular semester hours resume on Tuesday January 16

See http://www.castleton.edu/library/contact-us/hours/ for all of our hours.

Extended Hours Begin 12/10

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Extended hours for final exams begin on Sunday, December 10th!

Sunday December 10 3 pm to 1 am
Monday December 11 – Thursday December 14 8 am to 1 am
Friday December 15 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday December 16 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday December 17 3 pm to 1 am
Monday December 18 – Wednesday December 20 8 am to 1 am
Thursday December 21 8 am to 11:30 pm
Friday December 22 8 am to 4:30 pm

See http://www.castleton.edu/library/contact-us/hours/ for all of our hours.

Holiday Book Sale

Visit the Library from December 1, 2017 to December 22, 2017 for our Holiday Book Sale. Grab a last minute gift or treat yourself with a book for break! Hardcovers: $1.00; Paperbacks: .50; DVDs: $1.00; Children’s Books: .25

Stacks of books

Thanksgiving Week Hours

The library’s hours for Thanksgiving Week are:

  • Monday, November 20: 8 am to 11:30 pm
  • Tuesday, November 21: 8 am to 5 pm
  • Wednesday, November 22: 8 am to noon
  • Thursday, November 23 – Saturday, November 25: Closed
  • Sunday, November 26: 3 pm to 11:30 pm

Have a great Thanksgiving!

Early Closing on Friday, October 13

The Calvin Coolidge Library will be closing early on Friday, October 13, 2017 for a staff training – we will be open from 8am to 2pm.

Our hours for the semester are available at http://www.castleton.edu/library/contact-us/hours/

Shifting to an Integrative Model for Information Literacy

At Castleton’s Faculty Assembly on October 10, 2017, we introduced our new approach to supporting information literacy: an Integrative Model for library and information literacy instruction!  Learn more about our pilot programs at http://libguides.castleton.edu/infolit and view the slides from our presentation at http://libguides.castleton.edu/infolit/new

As it has become easier to find information, it’s also become harder to make sense of it and use it in meaningful ways.

As it has become easier to find information, it’s also become harder to make sense of it and use it in meaningful ways.

Banned Books Week 2017: Sept. 24-31

Celebrate your freedom to read. Resist censorship and learn more about threats to this freedom in the form of banned or challenged books.

Top 10 most challenged books of 2016 infographic

Artwork courtesy of the American Library Association

Library Extension for Chrome

A new extension for the Chrome browser can automatically check our library catalog when you browse other book-related websites like Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Good Reads and LibraryThing. Learn more and download the extension. Screenshot of Amazon site for Humans of New York book, with the Library Extension highlighted and showing that a copy of the book is available in the Castleton Library

Mini Golf!

As part of Homecoming and Family weekend, the library hosted Mini Golf on Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th.  168 students, faculty, staff, families, and community members come through the library doors for this fun event!

3 students holding golf clubs during Mini Golf event in the Library

Introducing LibCal!

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