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Perseid Meteor Shower 2017

With the solar eclipse just around the corner, the Perseid Meteor Shower isn’t getting as much attention as it usually does, or in this year’s case, the wrong kind of attention. There are false reports that this year’s Perseid’s will be “the brightest in human history”, but this is simply false. If you want to […]

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The last time a total solar eclipse occurred, 38 years ago, people speculated how the animals would react; they wondered if chickens would return to roost and if roosters would crow as sunlight reappeared. When the solar eclipse crossed the Pacific Northwest, the view was blocked by cloudy skies but it did get very dark […]

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A Makerspace Pilot Program will be coming to Clark Libraries next week, just in time for Mid-terms. Transform your posters and classroom presentations into engaging works of art that capture your audience’s attention. ​Faculty and staff at the library want to support student projects through the provision of markers, color pencils, glue, scissors, rulers, compasses, […]

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The Clark College Theme, Transformation, “represents a common idea that the entire college, and the community that we serve, can gather around” (Clark College 2017). Different groups on campus participated in a College Theme Contest to create a display of what Transformation means to them. View all contest entries, including the winning entry from Career […]

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Televisions and Equipment Available at Clark College Libraries You have found the perfect resource for your research, but it is a VHS tape, and you no longer have a VHS player at home. Never fear, Clark College Libraries have VHS players and DVD combo units with Televisions available. Also, included for your convenience, and the […]

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Calling all Clark College students: Clark College Libraries wants you to enter a photo contest to win a solar-powered phone charger valued at $79! Submit a photo of a Pokemon at Clark College on our Facebook page (facebook.com/ClarkCollegeLibraries) or @-mention us on Twitter (@ClarkLibraries) and include the hashtag #ClarkLibrariesPokemon whether you submit a photo through […]

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The Olympics are coming!

If you, like me, have had John Williams’s “Olympic Fanfare and Theme” stuck in your head for weeks already (or are maybe just excited about the Olympics), check out the following library resources to get you in the spirit. The 2016 Summer Olympics are being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 to 21. […]

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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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