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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!

Book a library conference room or a Librarian online! Reserve one of our 3 conference rooms for group study or meetings, or schedule an appointment with a librarian.

Cursor arrow near buttons for Book a Room& Schedule an Appointment

Annual Report Infographic

Annual Report Infographic

Book Reception

Please join us on Wednesday, April 26 from 4 – 5:15 pm in the Calvin Coolidge Library Lounge to celebrate recently published books by Castleton faculty, Melinda Mills and Joyce Thomas.

Spring Book Sale

Visit the Library through May 12, 2017 for our Spring Book Sale. Spring into reading with a “new to you” book! Hardcovers: $1.00; Paperbacks: .50; DVDs: $1.00; CDs: .50; Children’s Books: .25