Thursday, October 1, 2015

Fall 2015 Friends of the Library Book Sale - Oct. 27 - 28

Tuesday, October 27 - Hours: 10am - 3pm; (9 - 10am Friends of the Library members only) Wednesday, October 28 - 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.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Monday, September 28, 2015

Library System Upgrade Oct 7-8

The library will be upgrading the library system on October 7-8, 2015. During this time, the following will be unavailable:
  • Library account information
  • Payment of fines
  • Book renewals through My Library Account website
  • Online catalog (searching for books)
You will still be able:
  • Check out library materials, including textbooks
  • Use the library databases and website
  • Use the library computer lab
  • Get help from the librarian
Please make sure you bring your student photo ID for all transactions.

If you have any question, please contact Thank you for your patience as we undergo this upgrade to our system.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

New Bestsellers in the Library - 09/2015

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

Alert by James Patterson - PS3566.A822 A44 2015
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven - PZ7.N6434 Al 2015
The Alphabet House by Jussi Adler-Olsen - PT8176.1.D54 A7813 2015
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan - GV838.F57 A3 2015
The Best of Enemies by Jen Lancaster - PS3612.A54748 B47 2015
The Best Team Money Can Buy by Molly Knight - GV875.L6 K55 2015
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates - E185.615 .C6335 2015
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain - PS3563.C383495 C57 2015
The Devil May Care by David Housewright - PS3558.O8668 D48 2014
Elon Musk: Tesla, Space X and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance - HC102.5.M87 V36 2015
Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella - PZ7.1.K6 Fi 2015
The Fixer by Joseph Finder - PS3556.I458 F59 2015
A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World by Daniel Goleman - BQ7935.B777 G655 2015
A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety by Jimmy Carter - E873 .A3 2015
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee - PS3562.E353 G6 2015
I'd Walk with My Friends If I Could Find Them by Jesse Goolsby - PS3607.O59254 I96 2015
Invasion of Privacy by Christopher Reich - PS3568.E476284 I58 2015
The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson - PS3619.W3635 K56 2015
The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes - PS3619.Y544 T43 2015
The Mask by Taylor Stevens - PS3619.T4924 M37 2015
The Melody Lingers On by Mary Higgins Clark - PS3553.L287 M45 2015
The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck - F597 .B89 2015
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard - PZ7.A9529 Red 2015
Sense of Deception by Victoria Laurie - PS3612.A94423 S46 2015
Truth or Die by James Patterson - PS3566.A822 T78 2015

Contact the Reference Desk for availability: 714-432-5900 or

Thursday, September 3, 2015

2015 Radical Reels Film Festival is Sept. 30 at 7pm

When: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 7pm
Where: Robert B. Moore Theatre
Admission: $10 for advance tickets; $12 at the door; $5 for OCC students with current ID. Save $2 on admission at the door by donating two or more books, DVDs or CDs per person! *Does not apply to $5 student admission

List of Films

Catch the steepest and deepest in high-adrenaline outdoor sport films when the 2015 Radical Reels Tour comes to Orange Coast College on Wednesday, September 30th! Growing out of the famous Banff Mountain Film Festival, Radical Reels screens the best in action sports filmmaking, audience-tested and programmed for maximum excitement!

For tickets, go to the campus Bursar's Office or call (714) 432-5880.  Tickets are also available online at and 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.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Library Tip: Wi-Fi Instructions

Before you can login to OCC's Wi-Fi, you must first change your default password on the library or Computing Center lab computers. Once you've done that, you can use your new username and password to login to the Coast-Wifi network. This applies to both new and returning students. 

Some PCs require additional changes to the network settings. You can find instructions on the Wireless Network pageIf you need assistance, please stop by the library or Computing Center desks. 

Monday, August 24, 2015

Library Closed Sept. 7, 2015 for Labor Day

The library will be closed Monday, September 7 for Labor Day. We will reopen at 8am on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Library Workshop Schedule for Fall 2015

OCC Library Workshop Schedule for Fall 2015

  • Wednesday, Sept. 9, 11am - noon 
  • Saturday, Sept. 12, 11am - noon
  • Tuesday, Sept. 15, 3 - 4pm
  • Thursday, Sept. 24, 11am - noon
  • Monday, Sept. 28, 6 - 7pm
  • Saturday, Oct. 3, 11 - noon
  • Wednesday, Oct. 7, 11am - noon
  • Wednesday, Oct. 14, 6 - pm
  • Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1 - 2pm
  • Thursday, Oct. 29, 11am - noon
  • Wednesday, Nov. 4, 6 - 7pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 7, 11am - noon
  • Tuesday, Nov. 10, 3 - 4pm
  • Wednesday, Nov. 18, 11am - noon
  • Saturday, Nov. 21, 11am - noon
  • Monday, Nov. 30, 6 - 7pm