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Avoid Pesky Library Fines

Remember there are fines for all overdue materials! Important: For all library-use only materials that you check out, there is a $5.00 per hour overdue fine for each item. Don’t forget to return these items on time. The fine for all checked out books, DVDs, CDs and all reserve items other than hourly loans, is […]

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Cannell Library welcomes the Transitional Programs from Town Plaza Center on Mill Plain to the main campus! We have new books to celebrate. The ESL/ENL collection has been expanded and organized into levels. Blue is beginning, red is intermediate, and green is advanced. We also have a skills section focusing on grammar. In addition to […]

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More and more people are using eBook readers to read. This is great if you have an eBook reader, but what if you don’t? Not to worry, you don’t need one. In fact, you can find more books than can shake a bookmark at, from the Internet Archive. Read on… The Internet Archive has a […]

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Check out the popular reading collection! We have new shelves for our newest collection. Many new books have been added since the introduction of the collection this past Fall.  

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Want to know if we have that one John Grisham or Chicken Soup For the Nurse’s Soul that you saw on our Popular Reading cart last week? A search for those keywords might bring up pages and pages of results from all over the library. However, you can now get the answers more quickly — […]

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Why’s Pavel Popov, Clark Libraries’ IT Specialist and the technical brain behind our new library website, wearing a blue beanie? “Sure, the weather’s getting cold, but November 30 has also been deemed the third annual Blue Beanie Day for Web designers and developers who support Web standards. “Hundreds of supporters–who call themselves “Standardistas”–have already uploaded […]

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Do you already need a break from studying? Looking for a good lunch-break book? The library has a new selection of quick and interesting books entitled the Popular Reading collection. It includes fiction such as Piers Anthony’s fantasy Xanth series or Michael Connolly’s thrillers as well as non-fiction such as building schools in Pakistan in […]

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Photo from Wikimedia. Credit: Photohound Today starts the Year of the Rabbit according to the Spring Festival, or as it is more often referred to, the Chinese New Year.  If you want to learn more about this celebration we have many resources to recommend. The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture, edited by Edward L. Davis, […]

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Looking for something new to read, now that finals are almost over? Check out the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010 You’ll find fiction and nonfiction titles and some great gift ideas. Enjoy your time off during the winter break and we look forward to seeing you again in 2011!

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Do you have a final and no chance to get that book you need from the library? It might be available for free online. EduChoices.org lists 25 online libraries that contain thousands of free books, plays, poems, magazines, newspapers, and much more. Need a quote from Plato? Check out #21. Perseus Digital Library from Tufts […]

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