Shamella Cromartie is Head of Public Services at Chesnutt Library

Shamella Cromartie returns to Chesnutt Library as the Head of Public Services. Cromartie, who began in July 2017,  was previously a member of the Chesnutt Library staff from 2010-2012 as an interlibrary loan and reference assistant. Cromartie is an alumna of Fayetteville State University, having earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Bachelor … Continue reading Shamella Cromartie is Head of Public Services at Chesnutt Library

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Fran Dixon is the Interlibrary Loan and Reference Assistant at Chesnutt Library

Mrs. Fran Dixon, is Chesnutt Library's Interlibrary Loan and Reference Assistant. Mrs. Dixon began at Chesnutt Library in 2016 after relocating from Norwalk, Connecticut.  She has worked several years in special libraries in Stamford, Connecticut, as well as, public libraries in Connecticut and South Carolina. Mrs. Dixon enjoys inspiring others to "Just Be!"

Rebecca Tatum is the new Cataloging Librarian at Chesnutt Library

Rebecca Tatum joins Chesnutt Library as  Cataloging Librarian.  A native of Raeford, NC, Rebecca completed her undergraduate degree at UNC-Wilmington. There she earned a BA in Middle Grades Education and a BFA in Creative Writing. Rebecca has a professional background in teaching, mostly in elementary special education and recently completed the Masters of Science in … Continue reading Rebecca Tatum is the new Cataloging Librarian at Chesnutt Library

Ophelia Chapman is the Information Technology Librarian @ Chesnutt Library

Ophelia Chapman joins the Charles W. Chesnutt Library as the Information Technology Librarian responsible for maximizing the effectiveness of technologies through the use of the WMS ILS, the Ezproxy web proxy server and the Link Resolver to provide the best possible experience for our library users.  In addition she will provide ongoing support for a variety … Continue reading Ophelia Chapman is the Information Technology Librarian @ Chesnutt Library

Friends of the Charles W. Chesnutt Library sponsor Sesquicentennial exhibit: “150 Years of Fayetteville State University History with Chesnutt Library”

As Fayetteville State University celebrates its sesquicentennial year, the Charles W. Chesnutt Library re-visits the university's history with an exhibit sponsored by its Friends group.  The rotating exhibit "150 Years of Fayetteville State University with Chesnutt Library" showcases four distinct exhibits: "Playing Sports: From B to T: Baseball to Tennis" "Retro Zone: A Look at … Continue reading Friends of the Charles W. Chesnutt Library sponsor Sesquicentennial exhibit: “150 Years of Fayetteville State University History with Chesnutt Library”

Mr. Velappan Velappan attends Lilly Conference Series

Mr. Velappan Velappan, Head of Access Services, Bronco STAR(Supporting Transition, Access, and Retention: A UNC System Project Supporting Students with Learning Differences) Champion and Universal Design Learning (UDL)'s Lecture Capture Tools’ Coach for Component B was attending the Lilly Conference Series on College and University for “Making Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning” with seven other Bronco … Continue reading Mr. Velappan Velappan attends Lilly Conference Series

Velappan Velappan presents speech at 26th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference in Chapel Hill

Mr. Velappan Velappan (Head of Access Services) recently presented at “Being Data-Informed: Taking Control and Connecting Users to Content” the highly selective 26th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference held in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Velappan hosted a workshop titled “Click It, No More Tick It: Using “Gimlet” Desk Statistics to Improve Services at the Charles … Continue reading Velappan Velappan presents speech at 26th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference in Chapel Hill

Happy 149th Anniversary Fayetteville State University!

Hello dear readers my name is Nicholle Young and I work in the Archives & Special Collections of Chesnutt Library. I would like to take a moment to share with you the importance of today within the history of the university. On November 29th, 1867 a meeting was held at Evans Metropolitan AME Church to focus … Continue reading Happy 149th Anniversary Fayetteville State University!

2016 Bronco Kickoff Closings + Hours (8.9.2016)

Chesntt Library will be closed today, Tuesday, August 9th, all day due to Bronco Kickoff Meetings: Academic Affairs, 9a.m.-10a.m. in Seabrook; Departmental Meetings in Chesnutt in the morning and the Library Staff Meeting in Chesnutt in the afternoon. We will also be closed on Wednesday morning, August 10th, from 7:45a.m.-1:30p.m. due to the Bronco Kickoff All-Employees Meeting … Continue reading 2016 Bronco Kickoff Closings + Hours (8.9.2016)

Chesnutt Library Hosting NAMI Book Discussion on 7/12/16 for National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (7.7.2016)

A reminder!

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Cumberland, Harnett, and Lee Counties will host its Annual Book Discussion on Benilde Little‘s book, Welcome to My Breakdown on Tuesday July 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. in the Charles W. Chesnutt Library, Third Floor Conference Room.

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NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Cumberland, Harnett and Lee Counties will host its Annual Book Discussion on the book entitled Welcome to My Breakdown by Benilde Little, on July 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. in the Charles W. Chesnutt Library, Third Floor Conference Room at Fayetteville State University

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Cumberland, Harnett, and Lee Counties will host its Annual Book Discussion on Benilde Little‘s book, Welcome to My Breakdownon Tuesday July 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. in the Charles W. Chesnutt Library, Third Floor Conference Room.

In 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives established July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority  Mental Health Awareness Month.  This observance  aims to improve access  to mental health treatment and services for multicultural  communities through increased public awareness.  Copies of the book have been provided by the organization for checkout at Chesnutt Library.

NAMI is the nation’s largest grass roots organization on mental illness, often considered the voice on mental illness.  Membership in NAMI automatically  gives membership at the local, state, and national levels.  They are a nonprofit dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life for all those whose lives…

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