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Every year, libraries from all over the country celebrate Banned Books Week during the month of September. The idea is to bring awareness to the continuing issue of censorship of books through advocacy, education, and programming. According to the American Library Association (ALA), between 2000 and 2009, there were 5,099 challenged books reported to the Office for Intellectual […]

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This week’s CTC Book Pick comes from Librarian, Laura Negal! Her recommendation is the incredibly enlightening, 33 Things Every Girl Should Know About Women’s History, edited by Tonya Bolden. “This book should really be called “33 Things Every PERSON Should Know About Women’s History.” Although some of it is written for a younger audience, I was […]

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This week’s CTC Book Pick comes from Librarian, Zachary Grant! Time to tap into your inner detective and see if you can solve the mystery hidden in this fun and enchanting tale. “The Eleventh Hour, A Curious Mystery by Graeme Base is a wonderful book. The illustrations are fantastic, the story is brilliant, but there is […]

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This week’s CTC Book Pick comes from Nursing Assitant Certified (NAC) Program Director, Patricia Berglund. Her pick is the delightfully delicious, My Life in France, by Julia Child. “This is one of the books I read while preparing for a trip to France; even though it was written from the memoirs of Julia Child when she lived […]

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Do you like to read? Maybe “like” is a bit of an understatement for you? Perhaps you don’t read a ton but there’s that one book that you tell everyone about? Whatever it is, we want you to give us your reading recommendations! Beginning this quarter, we will be highlighting book picks by faculty, staff, and students. […]

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With the installation of the Native Voices exhibition, a couple of the associated events hosted by Clark College and the Clark County Historical Museum, bring to light the tragic Sand Creek Massacre of November 29, 1864. On this date, 150 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho people were horrifically attacked in an unsanctioned battle led by U.S. Army Colonel, […]

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The cold, rainy, winter months are now upon us and making outdoor field trips harder and harder. If you’re feeling like exercising your artistic side but wanting to stay cozy and warm inside, try going on a virtual museum jaunt! Through Google Cultural Institute, you can explore thousands of art collections, historic moments, and performing arts videos from all […]

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Are you curious about researching a vocation, career or college program? Clark Libraries can help! Staff in the iCommons at CTC or Cannell Library can assist students looking for vocational or career books or materials using the Discover catalog. CTC Students can request materials from Cannell library and have those materials available for pick up […]

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There will be a Discover downtime (approx. 45 minutes) on Sunday, August 3rd, between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. due to a scheduled upgrade.  While our Discover Catalog is not available, you can search our library databases individually by selecting “Article Databases” on the Library homepage http://library.clark.edu/. Of course, you can always sleep until 6 a.m. […]

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The votes are in!  Discover is the name for the new Clark College Libraries catalog. Congratulations to Amy Waite, Clark College Libraries Access Services Manager, whose suggested name was selected from over 60 entries in the library catalog naming contest. Thanks to everyone who participated. Amy Waite graciously waived the $25 Clark Bookstore prize, so we conducted a random drawing of […]

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