Monday, November 20, 2017

Fall 2017 Extended Hours for Finals Week

The library will be open the following days and times for the last two weeks of the semester. Extended hours are in green



Monday, Dec 48am - 9pm
Tuesday, Dec 58am - 9pm
Wednesday, Dec 68am - midnight
Thursday, Dec 78am - midnight
Friday, Dec 88am - 3pm
Saturday, Dec 910am - 3pm
Sunday, Dec 10CLOSED
Monday, Dec 118am - midnight
Tuesday, Dec 128am - midnight
Wednesday, Dec 138am - midnight
Thursday, Dec 148am - 9pm
Friday, Dec 158am - 3pm (Last day the library is open)
Saturday, Dec 16CLOSED


Light snacks and water bottles will be available after 9:00 p.m. on 12/6, 12/7, 12/11, 12/12, & 12/13 in the Library (Courtesy of the Associated Students of Orange Coast College). Free coffee in the Library from 10:00 pm - 11:30 p.m. on 12/6, 12/7, 12/11, 12/12, & 12/13 (Courtesy of OCC Starbucks).

Monday, November 6, 2017

Library Closed Nov. 23-26 for Thanksgiving

The library will be closed November 23 - 26 for Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Monday at 8am.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Library Closed Nov. 10 - 11 for Veteran's Day

The library will be closed Friday, Nov. 10-11 for Veteran's Day. We will reopen at 8am on Monday.

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 occlibrary@occ.cccd.edu). 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 (cmorgan@occ.cccd.edu). Also, check out our blog for library updates (http://occ-library.blogspot.com/).

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! -  OCCTickets.com



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 OCCTickets.com 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.

kanopy streaming films logo

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.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

New Bestsellers in the Library May 2017

The OCC Library has added several new bestseller titles to our collection, and 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 occlibrary@occ.cccd.edu). 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 (cmorgan@occ.cccd.edu). Also, check out our blog for library updates (http://occ-library.blogspot.com/).

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

The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, by David McCullough     E169.1 .M1366 2017
Bone Box, by Faye Kellerman     PS3561 .E3864 B66 2017
The Burial Hour, by Jeffery Deaver     PS3554 .E1755 B85 2017
A Colony in a Nation, by Chris Hayes     HV9950 .H396 2017
Exit Strategy: A Nick Mason Novel, by Steve Hamilton     PS3558 .A44363 E95 2017
Exit West, by Mohsin Hamid     PS3558 .A42169 E95 2017
Fallout, by Sara Paretsky     PS3566 .A647 F35 2017
The Fix, by David Baldacci     PS3552 .A446 F59 2017
Full Wolf Moon, by Lincoln Child     PS3553 .H4839 F85 2017
Hallelujah Anyway, by Anne Lamott     BV4647 .M4 L36 2017
Heartbreak Hotel, by Jonathan Kellerman     PS3561 .E3865 H43 2017
Into the Water, by Paula Hawkins     PR6108 .A963 I58 2017
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, by David Grann     E99 .O8 G675 2017
The Lost City of the Monkey God, by Douglas Preston     F1509 .M9 P74 2017
Mississippi Blood, by Greg Iles     PS3559 .L47 M57 2017
One Perfect Lie, by Lisa Scottoline     PS3569 .C725 O54 2017
Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy, by Sheryl Sandberg     BF575 .G7 S256 2017
The Refugees, by Viet Thanh Nguyen     PS3614 .G97 A6 2017
Since We Fell, by Dennis Lehane     PS3562 .E426 S56 2017
16th Seduction, by James Patterson     PS3566 .A822 A619 2017
Testimony, by Scott Turow     PS3570 .U754 T47 2017



Monday, May 22, 2017

Kanopy Streaming Films Arrives at OCC 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.


kanopy streaming films logo

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Summer 2017 Hours for OCC Library

The library will open during Summer 2017 from June 12 through August 17. The hours are:

Monday - Thursday: noon - 6pm
Friday - Sunday: CLOSED

We will be closed May 27- June 11, as well as August 19 - 27. We will reopen for our normal hours on August 28.


Library Closed May 27 - June 11 for Summer Break

The library will be closed May 27 - June 11 for Summer break. We will reopen on our summer schedule on June 12.

Spring 2017 Extended Hours for Finals Week

The library will be open the following days and times for the last two weeks of the semester. Extended hours are in green



Monday, May 158am - 9pm
Tuesday, May 168am - 9pm
Wednesday, May 178am - 9pm
Thursday, May 188am - midnight
Friday, May 198am - 3pm
Saturday, May 2010am - 3pm
Sunday, May 21CLOSED
Monday, May 228am - midnight
Tuesday, May 238am - midnight
Wednesday, May 248am - midnight
Thursday, May 258am - 9pm
Friday, May 268am - 3pm (Last day the library is open)
Saturday, May 27CLOSED


Light snacks and water bottles will be available after 9:00 p.m. on 5/19, 5/23, 5/24 & 5/25 in the Library (Courtesy of the Associated Students of Orange Coast College). Free coffee in the Library from 10:00 pm - 11:30 p.m. on 5/19, 5/23, 5/24 & 5/25 (Courtesy of OCC Starbucks).

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 occlibrary@occ.cccd.edu). 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 (cmorgan@occ.cccd.edu). Also, check out our blog for library updates (http://occ-library.blogspot.com/).

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 OCCTickets.com. 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
Sunday CLOSED

We will be closed the following days:

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

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

New Manga in the Library - 01/2017

The library has added new manga to our collection, thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Library! The manga section is located at PN6790.J34 on the second floor of the library. Manga can be checked out for 3 weeks with an OCC student photo ID.

Clockwork Apple
Crimson Cross
Kimi ni Todoke, Vol. 1-25
Kiss of the Rose Princess, Vol. 1-6
Noragami: Stray God, Vol. 1-10
Rohan at the Louvre
Storm Fairy
Sweetness and Lightning, Vol. 1-2
Tale of a White Night

That Wolf-Boy is Mine!, Vol. 1-2

If you have any questions about this collection, please contact Lori Cassidy.