Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Read Manga at OCC Library!

The library has started a new manga collection! This collection is located at call number PN6790.J34 in the second floor stacks. Each volume can be checked out for 3 weeks with a current student photo ID. The collection includes many series across various genres, including Hana Kimi, Library Wars, Strobe Edge, Sand Chronicles, Tsubasa, Ikigami and more!

The manga collection is funded by donations of books or money to the Friends of the Library. For more information about this collection, please contact Lori Cassidy at lcassidy@occ.cccd.edu.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Library Hours for the Last 2 Weeks of the Semester - Fall 2014

The library will be open the following days and times for the last two weeks of the semester. Extended hours are in green.
  • Monday, December 1: 8am - 9pm
  • Tuesday, December 2: 8am - 9pm
  • Wednesday, December 3: 8am - midnight
  • Thursday, December 4: 8am - midnight
  • Friday, December 5: 8am - 3pm
  • Saturday, December 6: 10am - 3pm
  • Sunday, December 7: CLOSED
  • Monday, December 8: 8am - midnight
  • Tuesday, December 9: 8am - midnight
  • Wednesday, December 10: 8am - midnight
  • Thursday, December 11: 8am - 9pm
  • Friday, December 12: 8am - 3pm (Last day the library is open)
  • Saturday, December 13: CLOSED

Library Closed for Thanksgiving Nov. 27 - 30, 2014

The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from 11/27 - 30. We will reopen at 8am on Monday, Dec. 1.

Friday, November 14, 2014

New Book Scanner in the Library

The library has acquired a new Bookeye 4 book scanner through a generous donation from the OCC Foundation! This scanner is available for use during library hours. It's located at the end of the database computers and near the photocopiers. A flash drive is required to save your images. A flash drive is also available for temporary use at our Media Desk with a current student photo ID. If you require assistance with the machine, please see a staff member or librarian.

New Bestsellers in the Library - 11/2014

We've added several new bestsellers to our collection, thanks to the generous funding of the Friends of the Library!


Blood on the Water by Anne Perry - PR6066.E693 B54 2014 
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell - PR6063.I785 B66 2014 
Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works by Elizabeth Green - LB2165 .G74 2014 (Circ.)
Burn by James Patterson - PS3566.A822 B87 2014
China Dolls by Lisa See - PS3569.E3334 C47 2014 
Cross and Burn by Val McDermid - PR6063.C37 C76 2013
Cut and Thrust by Stuart Woods - PS3573.O642 C88 2014
Deadline by John Sandford - PS3569.A516 D44 2014 
Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett - PR6056.O45 E46 2014
Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult - PS3566.I372 L43 2014 
The Long Way Home by Louise Penny - PR9199.4.P464 L66 2014
Marco Effect by Jussi Adler-Olsen - PT8176.1.D54 M3713 2014
Personal by Lee Child - PS3553.H4838 P38 2014
Stone Mattress: Nine Tales by Margaret Atwood - PR9199.3.A8 S86 2014 
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein - HC79.E5 K56 2014 (Circ.)
World Order by Henry Kissinger - JZ1242 .K575 2014 (Circ.)

Contact the Reference Desk for availability: 714-432-5900 or lcassidy@occ.cccd.edu 

Monday, November 10, 2014

Library Closed 11/11/2014 for Veteran's Day

The Library will  be closed Tuesday, 11/11 for Veteran's Day. We will reopen at 8am on Wednesday.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Book Spotlight: Defining Decade

The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now
By Dr. Meg Jay
2013
BF724.5 .J39 2013

Dr. Jay uses her experience as a clinical psychiatrist specializing in counseling twenty-somethings to write an engaging book about what the twenties mean in today's society. Much time is spent discussing how twenty-somethings can make their formative years meaningful and how what is done in the twenties greatly affects the rest of a person's life. Recommended for twenty-somethings and people who interact with young adults on a regular basis.