Wednesday, April 12, 2017

New Bestsellers in the Library April 2017

We have added several new bestseller titles to the OCC Library 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 bestseller 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!

Hag-Seed,  by Margaret Atwood   PR9199.3 .A8 H27 2016

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow,  by Yuval Noah Harari   CB428 .H36813 2017

Huck Out West,  by Robert Coover   PS3553 .O633 H83 2017

Humans, Bow Down,  by James Patterson   PS3566 .A822 H86 2017

In this Grave Hour,  by Jacqueline Winspear   PR6123 .I575 I6 2017

IQ,  by Joe Ide   PS3609 .D356 I66 2016

King's Cage,  by Victoria Aveyard   PZ7 .A9529 Ki 2017

Leave Me,  by Gayle Forman   PS3606 .O74773 L43 2016

Lincoln in the Bardo,  by George Saunders   PS3569 .A7897 L56 2017

Moonglow,  by Michael Chabon   PS3553 .H15 M96 2016

My Not So Perfect Life,  by Sophie Kinsella   PR6073 .I246 M9 2017

Never Never,  by James Patterson   PS3566 .A822 N48 2017

Night Watch,  by Iris Johansen   PS3560 .O275 N55 2016

Norse Mythology,  by Neil Gaiman   PS3612 .A948 B48 2016

Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War,  by Viet Thanh Nguyen   DS559.8 .S6 N48 2016

Out of Bounds,  by Val McDermid   PR6063 .C37 O98 2016

The Song Rising,  by Samantha Shannon   PR6119 .H365 S66 2017

Swing Time,  by Zadie Smith   PR6069 .M59 S95 2016

Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Acceleration,  by Thomas Friedman   HM846 .F739 2016

The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds,  by Michael Lewis   QP360.5 .L49 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Library Closed March 27 - April 2, 2017 for Spring Break

The library will closed March 27 - April 2, 2017 for Spring Break. We will reopen on Monday, April 3 at 8am.
You may return books in the book drop in Parking Lot E or the book drop on the side of the library next to the entrance.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

2017 Spring FOTL Book Sale

Tuesday,April 25 - Hours: 10am - 3pm; (9 - 10am Friends of the Library members only)
Wednesday, April 26 - 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.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

When: Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 22 at 7PM
See a description of the 2017 films!
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! Click here to purchase tickets online!
 *Does not apply to $5 student admission
Orange Coast College will host the "best of the best" from the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival on Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 22. The program will begin at 7PM in the OCC Robert B. Moore Theatre. Each night will offer completely different films. The BMFF World Tour features an international selection of films that present a wide range of outdoor adventures and portraits, including climbing, mountain expeditions, remote cultures and the world’s last great wild places!
For tickets, call the campus Bursar's Office at (714) 432-5880 or go online at Tickets are also available at REI, Huntington Beach and REI, Tustin. Free parking will be offered at OCC (lots B and C) and at the OC Fairgrounds across the street. For general information, call (714) 432-0202 x21058. All proceeds benefit the OCC Friends of the Library.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Library Workshop Schedule for Spring 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.

Schedule for Spring 2017

  • Wednesday, Feb 8, 6 pm
  • Saturday, Feb. 11, 11 am
  • Wednesday, Feb. 15,  1 pm
  • Tuesday, Feb. 21, 3 pm
  • Saturday, Feb. 25, 11 am
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28, 11 am
  • Monday, March 6, 6 pm
  • Wednesday, March 15, 11 am
  • Saturday, March 18, 11 am
  • Wednesday, March 22, 6 pm
  • Wednesday, April 5, 3 pm
  • Wednesday, April 12, 11 am
  • Saturday, April 15, 11 am
  • Wednesday, April 19, 6 pm
  • Saturday, April 29, 11 am
  • Tuesday, May 2, 3 pm
  • Tuesday, May 9, 6 pm
  • Wednesday, May 10, 1 pm
  • Saturday, May 13, 11 am
  • Monday, May 15, 6 pm
  • Tuesday, May 16, 11 am

For more information, click here to see the Library Workshop page on our website

Library Closed Feb 17-20, 2017 for Presidents' Day

The library will be closed Friday, Feb. 17 through Monday, Feb. 20 for the Presidents' Day holiday. We will reopen at 8am on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Library Hours for Spring 2017

The library will be open the following hours for Spring 2017:

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

We will be closed the following days:

February 17 - 20 ​Presidents' Day
​March 27 - April 2
May 27-29
​Spring Break
Memorial Day