Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Calling all DC Shutterbugs

Have camera? Like to take photos of our historically significant and aesthetically beautiful hometown?

Find out the best spots for photo-making with The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in Washington DC (TR267 S748x 2010), including research, planning, location scouting, as well as how-to tips on lining up the shot and taking the best pictures.

Not an ace photographer yet? Why not sign up for one of NOVA's photography courses.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Snapshot Virginia: Libraries are ESSENTIAL

SnapshotVA 2011 Results:
77 Virginia libraries participated between April 17-30, 2011! Highlights of patron comments and testimonials can be found on the Community page.

One day in the life of Virginia’s libraries—
243,166 books, movies and more were checked out
1,638 new borrowers received library cards
25,938 people used computers at their library
5,374 people came to their libraries for 337 free programs
4,228 people used their libraries to host 500 meetings
1,775 people were helped by their libraries with outreach programs
1,757 hours were logged by library volunteers
21,529 reference questions were answered

These statistics are based on the participation of 46% of Virginia public libraries, measured by population served.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

President Obama visits the Alexandria Campus

Today, June 8th, President Barack Obama visted the Alexandria Campus automtive program.

Missed the President?

Why not read a good book:

The Obamas: The Untold Story of an African Family. CT2227.5 )23 F57 2011

Barack Obama and Twenty First Century Politics: A Revolutionary Moment in the USA. E907 C36 2010

The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama. E908 R46 2010

Or watch the Video: