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Clark College Libraries Summer Hours

July 5, 2015 - 1:18pm

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Summer Hours July 6 – August 27, 2015 Cannell Library

Mon – Thu 8:00am – 6:00pm

Fri – Sun CLOSED

Information: 360-992-2151

iCommons @ CTC

Mon – Thu 8:00am – 6:00pm

Fri – Sun CLOSED

Information: 360-992-6138

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Congratulations 2015 Graduates!

June 22, 2015 - 2:24pm

Congratulations to our 2015 Clark College graduates! We are so happy for you and wish you the best as you embark on the next stage of your educational career.

You are welcome to continue using the Clark College Libraries resources as a General Public (Community) Borrower. Most databases are accessible to you in the library only, and you may continue to borrow our materials as long as you are living in District 14. Come on in after the libraries reopen on July 6th with a photo ID and proof of address and we’ll get you set up your new status.


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Finals Hours and Break Closure

June 14, 2015 - 9:00am

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Clark Libraries will be open regular hours during finals week but will be close for quarter break beginning Thursday, June 18th at 6:00pm. Libraries will reopen Monday, July 6th.

Finals Week Hours

Cannell Library: Monday-Wednesday 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closed Friday
iCommons at CTC: Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closed Friday

Quarter Break

Both locations are closed Friday, June 19th through Sunday, July 5th.

  • Need to request or renew a book? You can always do so online by logging in to your library account.
  • To avoid fines, return borrowed items to outside collection boxes when libraries are closed.
  • At Cannell Library, extended loan netbooks must be returned by June 18th at 5:30pm or a late fine will be charged.
We reopen Monday, July 6th at 8:00 a.m.
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USA Freedom Act

June 3, 2015 - 3:16pm

CC Photo: Freedom is not free by Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier.


How concerned are you with privacy, especially online?

Librarians have long been opposed to and concerned about Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act. Finally, Congress has acted to curtail some of the provisions that the ALA and others have said threatened civil liberties.

Pew Research Center recently released a report “Americans’ Attitudes About Privacy, Security and Surveillance” which discusses how people feel about online privacy. This seems incredibly relevant given that President Obama signed the USA Freedom Act which overhauls the bulk collection of phone data.

If you are interested in electronic privacy and want to know more, check out (Electronic Privacy Information Center) to learn more about the future of the internet.

Interested in Edward Snowden? Check out the documentary Citizenfour.


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Clark Libraries closed for Memorial Day

May 20, 2015 - 8:30am

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The Clark College Libraries will be closed in honor of the Memorial Day holiday.

Cannell Library will close as usual at 5pm on Saturday, May 23th and reopen on Tuesday the 26th at 7am.
The iCommons @ CTC will be closed on Monday, May 25rd, and will reopen on Tuesday the 26th at 7am.

Outside return boxes are always open to return books, movies, etc. Don’t get a late fine!

Need to request or renew a book? You can always do so online by logging in to your library account.

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Current Journals Reading Area

May 18, 2015 - 2:41pm

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Have you seen our new soft seating area around the Current Journals at Cannell Library? We are constantly trying out new arrangements to create the most comfortable, inviting place to read today’s newspaper or the newest issue of People.

Our older issues have all gone upstairs to the second floor. So, if you want to keep reading, head on up the stairs and dig in! Here is our list of print periodicals and the years that we keep: Print Periodicals List.

We have even more journals than you can see in the library. While we only have a few hundred journal titles in print format, we have thousands available in digital form. Here is the list of digital titles, with over 2,954 results and counting: e-Journals List.

With all of these resources, you never have to worry about running out of things to read at the Clark College Libraries!

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The Craft of Comics, Panel 5/18

May 11, 2015 - 5:55pm

The Craft of Comics: Artists and Authors Panel is taking place next week Monday, May 18th, starting at 10 a.m. in the Fireside Lounge, PUB 161. This event features five local comic artists and authors and is part of the Subtext Literary Festival, sponsored by the Columbia Writers Series & Clark Art Talks in collaboration with Clark College Libraries. Please visit and bring your questions for our guests:

Brian Churilla – artist/writer in Portland, Oregon, known for Hellbreak, Big Trouble in Little China, The Secret History of DB Cooper

Robin Herrera – editor at Oni Press, Portland, Oregon, known for The Bunker Vol. 1Letter 44, Invader Zim -author of Hope Is a Ferris Wheel

Steve Lieber – cartoonist/illustrator/storyboard artist in Portland, Oregon, known for Whiteout, Whiteout: Melt, Batman, Superman, Hellboy, Star Trek, Road to Perdition

Jeff Parker – writer and comic book artist, known for The Interman, Agents of Atlas, Thunderbolts, Aquaman

Taneka Stotts – writer, editor and project manager, known for Full Circle, Love & Sprockets

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