9 Books by Veterans to Read in Honor of Memorial Day

We’ve compiled a list of 9 books written by veterans that you can read in honor of Memorial Day. Check them out from Newman Library or a local library if you’re home for the holiday. 1. The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien What list would be complete without this classic work? O’Brien tells the story… Read more »

10 Cocktails from Special Collections to Celebrate Graduation

In honor of the class of 2016’s graduation, we did some digging through a collection in Special Collections to find the perfect celebratory cocktails for our newest Hokie alumni. The collection we pulled from is part of a bartending manual from 1935 and a recipe book from 1944 from a Los Angeles-based bartending school. The drinks… Read more »

10 Things You Should Know About the University Libraries

In celebration of National Library Week, we’re listing off 10 things about Virginia Tech’s University Libraries you might not know, but should. 1) If you’re running between classes and don’t have time to search the stacks, Newman Library offers Book Running services. You can submit a request to check out a book via Addison, our… Read more »