6 books to read this summer

Are you in a mid-summer slump? Luckily for you, we asked the University Libraries’ very own Learning Services Librarian Julia Feerrar to put together a list of her top summer reads. Now you have no excuse not to get out of the house and check these books out from a library near you! The books… Read more »

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 »