Category Archives: libraries

Celebrate National Library Week and Shakespeare’s birthday!

Roane State Community College Library has a variety of resources that showcase Shakespeare. Are you looking for biographical information on Shakespeare? Try the library’s Biography in Context database Are you looking for a great app? Try Readdle Shakespeare App. This … Continue reading

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Are Libraries Still Important?

In a world of constant connection and immediate information, a person might be forgiven for wondering if libraries are really still relevant. I mean who needs a library when you can Google anything you need to know, can get any … Continue reading

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Free pony rides at Roane State Libraries? Find out here.

Roane State Libraries offer many services to our students, faculty and staff. Here are few things we can do to help: Over 60,000 books available for checkout Free delivery of library books to any Roane State upon request Over 63,000 … Continue reading

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Libraries closed: Friday, August 20

Both the Roane and Oak Ridge campus libraries will be closed Friday, August 20. We are holding staff meetings and training to get ready for a busy, productive fall semester.

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Libraries closed for Memorial Day holiday

Roane State Libraries will be closed Monday, May 31 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. We will resume regular hours, Tuesday, June 1.

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Libraries protect you from the "feral children of the Internet "

Today is Day 3 of National Library Week. Ever wonder why we need libraries when Google’s got it all? Read this article from Forbes. Libraries protect you from the “feral children of the Internet raised by the Web 2.0 wolves”. … Continue reading

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