Celebrating Women’s History Month 2018 with “Women in Leadership: FSU Edition”, March 29th @ 2:00 pm

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Chesnutt Library presents “Women in Leadership: FSU Edition” . This moderated panel discussion will feature distinguished women in leadership at Fayetteville State University sharing their experiences and insights into ascending into leadership and the challenges of being a woman in the 21st century  workforce. Hear how these women harnessed … Continue reading Celebrating Women’s History Month 2018 with “Women in Leadership: FSU Edition”, March 29th @ 2:00 pm

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Chesnutt Library represented at North Carolina Library Association’s, 62nd Biennial Conference

Jan Whitfield, Chesnutt Library's Associate Director for Collection Development, presented the session "Collaboration Among Faculty and Librarians in Revising Class Syllabi to Reflect Information Literacy Standards and Framework" during the NCLA Conference in Winston Salem. Whitfield's presentation focused on the popular Chesnutt Fellows Information Literacy program which produced nine consecutive cohorts of faculty and librarian collaborations through the … Continue reading Chesnutt Library represented at North Carolina Library Association’s, 62nd Biennial Conference

Chesnutt Library Staff Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Chesnutt Library Staff observed Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Wednesday, October 25th by wearing pink. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. Many health organizations note that the good news is that … Continue reading Chesnutt Library Staff Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

FSU Professor Carole Boston Weatherford and son Jeffery Weatherford present at 62nd North Carolina Library Association Conference…

FSU Professor and New York Times best selling author Carole Boston Weatherford and son, Jeffery Weatherford were the featured guests at the REMCO Author Luncheon in Winston Salem, last week during the North Carolina Library Association’s 62nd Biennial Conference. On Thursday, October 19th, the mother-son duo presented to the Round Table of Ethnic Minority Concerns, … Continue reading FSU Professor Carole Boston Weatherford and son Jeffery Weatherford present at 62nd North Carolina Library Association Conference…

Celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week 2017 @ Chesnutt Library

Chesnutt Library proudly observes the week of October 15-21, 2017, as the 12th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week. The Friends of the Chesnutt W. Chesnutt Library was re-launched in 2015 and have raised over $6000 to support library programming since coming together. Friends of the Charles W. Chesnutt Library have been active … Continue reading Celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week 2017 @ Chesnutt Library

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

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”