Sherman Alexie, award-winning novelist, poet, screenwriter, composer and performer, will be the keynote speaker at Clark’s 2008 commencement ceremony, June 19, 7:00 p.m., at the Clark County Fairgrounds Amphitheater. A Spokane/Couer d’Alene Indian, he grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation and graduated from Washington State University. Many of his books and films are available […]
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We do! And we’ve ordered a bunch of new ones for the Renaissance Kids collection! Some of the library favorites are: Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen Flotsam by David Weisner Hondo & Fabian by Peter McCarty Come check them out (and take some home, too).
We’re getting lots of new books in these days thanks to additional monies from Instruction this year. A couple that caught my eye this week: Restless Skies, the Ultimate Weather Book, New Books QC981.D68 Encyclopedia of Hair (really) Ref. TT957 .S46
Ever wonder why everyone raves about a specific novel? Thought about reading Ulysses by James Joyce but aren’t sure exactly what it’s about or if you dare tackle it? Have no fear, Peter Boxall and his book are here! This beautiful book contains reviews of “classic” literature as well as pictures and photographs of book […]
Political commentator David Gergen was recently in Vancouver talking about Pakistan, Iran and Iraq. The November 14, 2007 issue of The Clark College Independent has an article on him but did you know that Cannell Library has an autographed copy of his book Eyewitness to Power? (call number: JK516 .G493 2000). Please come in and […]
Vatican City, Las Vegas Story by F. Rex; art by T. Wolfinger; edits by C. Giovine. Burbank, CA: ICCC Media Inc., 2006 Cannell Library Call #: PN6727 .R3 V2 2006 Guest Reviewer: Cosimo Giovine, Clark College English Instructor There are very few revolutionary expressions anymore. But when one comes along, I jump at the chance […]
With an artful merging of skilled writing and sophisticated visual artistry, graphic novels are a popular and growing genre for both fiction and non-fiction. Cannell Library recently added the following titles: Another Day, by Harvey Pekar with art by Ho Che Blankets : An Illustrated Novel, by Craig Thompson. Bookhunter by Jason Shiga. The Complete […]
“Check out” this e-book, available through NetLibrary until the end of June.
The library just added 33 new full-text e-books to the library’s IT-Pro (information technology) Collection. These books, and hundreds of others, appear in the library’s book catalog, or you can go directly to IT Pro (Library Home Page –> Books –> IT Pro Collection). From both on and off campus, sign in with your name […]
It seems fitting that Cannell library inaugurates it’s blog with a big announcement: The Summit Consortium recently celebrated its one millionth loan! That’s 1,000,000 books, CDs, DVDs and other materials that users in the 33 member libraries requested online and received within 2-3 days. Cannell Library is proud to be a member of Summit, because […]