Library Hours for Winter Break

Posted December 13, 2017 by tunxislibrary
Categories: News


Monday-Friday 8am-3pm
Closed Saturday

We will return to regular semester hours on Wednesday, January 17th.

Holiday Movies

Posted November 27, 2017 by tunxislibrary
Categories: New at the Tunxis Library, News

Everyone, even the Die Hard (see what I did there?) cynic, has a holiday movie he or she will try to catch every year. Am I right?
Then there are those of us who love to overdose on festive flicks: the heartwarming ones, the funny ones, the musicals, the animated specials…

For the month of December we’re displaying our wide selection of holiday DVDs right up in front of the library for your convenience. Grab one or two as background fodder while you wrap your gifts.

Try the Oxford English Dictionary Online

Posted November 21, 2017 by tunxislibrary
Categories: Uncategorized


The Tunxis Library and the now expanded Action Humanities (AH)* initiative (formerly HiA) are pleased to announce free trial access till December 20th for the extended Tunxis community to one of the very best research tools in the world, the Oxford English Dictionary Online!  (Off-campus access requires you to login with NetId [Eight digits only] and Password.

Let us know what you think!

Thanksgiving Week Hours

Posted November 13, 2017 by tunxislibrary
Categories: Uncategorized

Library hours during the Thanksgiving week:

Mon: 8am-8pm
Tue: 8am-8pm
Wed: 8am-12pm**
Thu-Sat: Closed

Happy Thanksgiving!

Try Films on Demand for Timely Topics

Posted October 27, 2017 by rachel73
Categories: Library Resource Review

This October 31st view 500 Years of the Protestant Reformation with Films On Demand.

Reformation: Luther and the Protestant Revolt

Reformation: The Individual Before God

Revolution of Conscience: The Life, Convictions, and Legacy of Martin Luther






Fortune Cookie Friday

Posted September 29, 2017 by rachel73
Categories: Fortune Cookie Friday

How do I get full access to the New York Times from anywhere?

Posted September 15, 2017 by rachel73
Categories: Cool Web Resource, News


Activate your Pass for free access to as follows:

While on campus and/or logged on to our network, visit by clicking on this link. Follow the simple instructions.
Once activated, your Pass will provide access to from any location.

Students, faculty and staff now have full complimentary access to and NYTimes mobile apps, thanks to our
school-wide subscription.

We encourage you to take advantage of the world-class
journalism of The New York Times to enrich your
educational experience. covers a variety of topics with unsurpassed
quality and depth through breaking news articles, blogs,
videos and interactive features. In addition, you will be
able to share content on social networks, save articles
of interest, subscribe to email newsletters and set up
personalized alerts. Your access to is
available from any location, on or off campus.

The New York Times:


September Wordstock

Posted September 11, 2017 by tunxislibrary
Categories: Uncategorized

What’s the word for September when we go back to school and hit the books?

Confederate Monuments?

Posted September 6, 2017 by tunxislibrary
Categories: Library Resource Review

Start the discussion with Issues & Controversies: Is it appropriate for states to display monuments to the Confederacy?

Also, note that new editorially curated and selected National Public Radio (NPR) articles, audio recordings, and podcasts have been added to Issues & Controversies! Along with the original recordings, many feature transcripts of the entire broadcast or selected highlights. Users can find the new content, which includes episodes of the shows Fresh Air and On Point, under the “Media” tab for selected articles on dozens of topics, such as immigration, race relations, Islamic State (ISIS), and police brutality.

What We are Reading in September

Posted September 1, 2017 by tunxislibrary
Categories: News

Graphic Novel Business Hot Reads
Self Help Memoir Mystery
Fiction Science History