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Remember in April, when we said that there’s nothing librarians like more than a themed display? Well, we have an idea for the next one here at the iCommons, and it features you. No, it won’t be an art installation with big mirrors, or some kind of embarrassing audience participation. It’s something much better: summer reading […]

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The iCommons at CTC will be extending its hours to host an open house Monday, May 1 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The purpose of this event is to help introduce students who attend evening classes after library hours to the materials and staff at the iCommons location. All Clark students and staff are encouraged […]

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We all have choices and beliefs that will be influenced by our experiences and all books have the potential to inspire the reader. Three new books acquired by the Clark College Libraries examine the development of creative thinking, explore what it is like to live as a wild animal, and question our relationship with stuff. […]

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The art display case is one of our favorite parts of the iCommons, and once again, we’re looking for student work to exhibit. In the past, we’ve displayed work in many formats, from Brad Brehe’s welded Cuban sculptures to Bruce Kelley’s “Diversity Pod” ceramics to the current display of oil paintings from Joe Macca’s class: If you’re […]

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Forgot your phone charger? Laptop in the shop? Do you need a copy of Rules for Writers, but can’t afford it because the laptop shop is charging you $200? Are you in Internet withdrawal because of the whole laptop/phone charger situation? Or is it an unexpected relief to get away from the Internet, except that […]

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  The iCommons at CTC will be extending its hours to host an open house Monday, January 30 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The purpose of this event is to help introduce students who attend evening classes after library hours to the materials and staff at the iCommons location. All Clark students and staff […]

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This week marks the end of Spring Quarter and the beginning of summer! Some of you may only have a couple of weeks to relax before going back to class in July, while others will be working out ways to fill their newly-open schedule until Fall. This is where the Summer Reading List comes in! We […]

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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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