Friday, October 6, 2017

Fall 2017 Friends of the Library Book Sale OCT 24 & 25

Tuesday, October 24 - Hours: 10am - 3pm; (9 - 10am Friends of the Library members only)
Wednesday, October 25 - Hours: 9am - 3pm; $2-a-bag sale starts at 1pm
Great used books at incredible prices! The Friends of the Library will host their Fall Book Sale for two days. A variety of books will be available from bestsellers, romance, and mysteries to science, art, history and computers. Most books sell for $1.00. The sale will culminate with a "2-dollar-a-bag" sale from 1 - 3pm on the second day. Anyone may join the Friends of the Library prior to the book sale to take advantage of the first day one hour "pre-sale" exclusive for Friends members. The sale will be held inside of the library, with entry from the outside door. Metered parking is available in Lot E (take Merrimac Way to the southwest corner of campus). Please call (714) 432-0202 x21058 for further details.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

New Bestsellers in the Library September 2017

The OCC Library has added several new bestseller titles to its collection. We hope that you like this selection of new books. Please contact our Circulation Department if you have questions about the check out status of any title (714-432-5705 or Also, feel free to forward this message to anyone who may be interested in bestsellers at our library.

We encourage your input! Please let us know if you have suggestions for book titles. You can simply send a request to Carl Morgan ( Also, check out our blog for library updates (

Our bestseller collection is entirely funded by the OCC Friends of the Library. Happy reading!

Any Dream Will Do by Debbie Macomber - PS3563.A2364 A857 2017

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson - QB461 .T97 2017

August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones - PS3610.O6289 A94 2017

Beren and Luthien by J.R.R. Tolkien - PR6039.O32 B47 2017

Camino Island by John Grisham - PS3557.R5355 C36 2017

The Child by Fiona Barton - PR6102.A7839 C48 2017

Crime Scene by Jonathan Kellerman - PS3561.E3865 C75 2017

Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton - PS3553.R48 D73 2017

Exposed by Lisa Scottoline - PS3569.C725 E95 2017

The Force by Don Winslow - PS3573.I5326 F67 2017

Golden Prey by John Sandford - PS3569.A516 G65 2017

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter - PS3569.L275 G66 2017

The Late Show by Michael Connelly - PS3553.O51165 L38 2017

Lola by Melissa Scrivner Love - PS3612.O8342 L65 2017

The Lying Game by Ruth Ware - PR6123.A745 L95 2017b

Murder Games by James Patterson - PS3566.A822 M86 2017

No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Short Stories by Lee Child - PS3553.H4838 A6 2017

On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service by Rhys Bowen - PR6052.O848 O5 2017

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder - JC495 .S55 2017 (Circ.)

A Panicked Premonition by Victoria Laurie - PS3612.A94423 P36 2017

The Red Hunter by Lisa Unger - PS3621.N486 R43 2017 

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan - PS3611.W36 R53 2017

The Store by James Patterson - PS3566.A822 S744 2017

The Thirst by Jo Nesbo - PT8951.24.E83 T6713 2017

Two From the Heart by James Patterson - PS3566.A822 T86 2017 

The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg - PS3556.L26 W48 2016 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

2017 Banff Radical Reels Film Tour

When: Wednesday, September 27 at 7PM ​
See a description of the 2017 films!    *Ward - I have included the list of films below
Where: Robert B. Moore Theatre
Admission: $12 for advance tickets; $15 at the door; $5 for OCC students with current ID. Save $3 on admission at the door by donating three or more books, DVDs or CDs per person! *Does not apply to $5 student admission. Click here to purchase tickets online! -

FASTER, STEEPER, HIGHER, DEEPER! Catch the steepest and deepest in high-adrenaline outdoor sport films when the 2017 Radical Reels Tour comes to Orange Coast College on Wednesday, September 27th. Growing out of the famous Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, Radical Reels screens the best in action sports filmmaking, audience-tested and programmed for maximum excitement!

Tickets are available online at and at local REI stores. For general information, call (714) 432-0202 x21058. Free parking will be offered at OCC (lots B and C) and at the OC Fairgrounds across the street. All proceeds benefit OCC Friends of the Library.

2017 Radical Reels Films:

The Fledglings
2016, USA, 26 min
As longtime professional climbers who eat, sleep and live the sport, Cedar Wright and Matt Segal are used to being competent, comfortable, and at the top of their game. But when they take up paragliding, it’s a different game entirely.

Give Me Five
2016, France, 11 min
Join a madcap group of French free-falling flyers as they try to perform the aerial stunt of a lifetime in the Chamonix Valley.

La Liste (Tour Edit)
2016, France, 14 min
In his search to become a better freerider, Swiss ski phenom Jérémie Heitz compiles a list of the most interesting peaks to ride in the Alps. In this special edit, he tackles three of the most extreme descents on the list, following in the paths forged by his heroes. 

Locked In
2016, Canada, 24 min
Deep in Papua New Guinea’s rainforest, a team of kayakers attempt a very committing 13-day first descent in one of the most remote corners of the world.

Not2Bad (Tour Edit)
2016, Canada, 7 min
Anthill Films—the crew behind unReal and NotBad—bring you more wild shenanigans and unbelievable bike riding in Spain.

Sonnie Trotter vs the Totem Pole
2016, USA, 8 min
Canadian climbers Sonnie Trotter and Will Stanhope head down under to take a stab at the first continuous, all free ascent of the Ewbank Route on The Totem Pole.

Tight Loose: The Tordrillos Foot-Powered Mission
2016, USA, 9 min
Ian McIntosh, Dane Tudor, and Griffin Post flew deep into the Tordrillo Mountains for a month-long winter camping trip in the Alaskan wilderness. Their goal: to climb and ski massive spine lines.

The Trail to Kazbegi
2015, USA, 16 min
What happens when four like-minded adventurers head into one of the world’s wildest mountain ranges with nothing but their mountain bikes and enough food to survive for 10 days? A self-supported mountain-bike mission through the highest reaches of the Caucasus Mountains.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Kanopy Streaming Films now Available from the Library

Watch over 26,000 films on Kanopy! Just launched at Orange Coast College, you can now watch must-see classic films from The Criterion Collection, learn about every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS, or indulge in festival, indie, or world cinema, sourced from award-winning filmmakers globally. Kanopy makes it easy to watch any time, to share and discuss films.

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Library Workshop Schedule for Fall 2017

The library provides workshops for students to learn how to do library and information research. Extra credit slips will be available if requested by your teacher. See the syllabus for more information.

  • Saturday, Sep 9, 11 am
  • Wednesday, Sep 13,  6 pm
  • Tuesday, Sep 19, 3 pm
  • Saturday, Sep 23, 11 am
  • Tuesday, Sep 26,  11 am
  • Wednesday, Oct 4, 11 am
  • Monday, Oct 9, 6 pm 
  • Wednesday, Oct 11, 3 pm
  • Wednesday, Oct 18, 1 pm
  • Saturday, Oct 28, 11 am
  • Wednesday, Nov 1, 1 pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 am
  • Wednesday, Nov 8, 11 am
  • Wednesday, Nov 15, 6 pm
  • Saturday, Nov 18, 11 am
  • Tuesday, Nov 21, 3 pm
  • Tuesday, Nov 28, 6 pm
  • Saturday, Dec 2, 11 am
  • Monday, Dec 4, 6 pm
  • Tuesday, Dec 5, 11 am

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Library Closed Sept. 4 for Labor Day

The Library will be closed Monday, September 4 for Labor Day. We will reopen at 8am on Tuesday.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Library Closed August 19 - 27 for Summer Break

The library will be closed August 19 - 27 for summer break. We will reopen at 8am on August 28.