Monday, April 21, 2014

National Library Week Winners!

Here are the winners of the National Library Week drawing:

Andrew Merton: Hope's Boy by Andrew Bridge
Roberta Link: Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith
Julie Thao: Bookends

And the Century Library is a huge winner because you shared your suggestions for additions to our collection.  We'll be buying some books!

Friday, April 18, 2014

Even Ducks Celebrate National Library Week!

Today, several ducks tried to visit the library. Obviously they wanted to enter our National Library Week drawing and borrow some poetry from our display case. If they suggested a book for us to purchase, do you think their favorite would be Make Way for Ducklings?

Friday, April 11, 2014

Celebrate National Library Week, April 14-19

Celebrate National Library Week with the Century Library!

Enter a drawing in the library!

  • Check out a book or ask a question to win a copy of Hope’s Boy by Andrew Bridge (next year’s Common Book), a pair of bookends, or an audiobook by Alexander McCall Smith.

Suggest a book for the library!

  • What book would you like us to have? Write your favorites on our whiteboard!

Check out our Poetry display!

  • Choose some poetry to borrow for National Poetry Month!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Library Closed on April 10th

The library will be closed on Thursday, April 10th.  All classes are cancelled for the day as well.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Celebrate National Poetry Month

In honor of National Poetry Month, the library display case for April is featuring a variety of modern poetry books. Poetry Month is a national celebration to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in popular culture. Poetry books written by Century faculty are also showcased. See what the poets say about life, love, the seasons of the year, and other topics. Celebrate by reading a poem or two!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Library Hours During Spring Break

The Century College Library will be open March 17 - 21 from 8 am - 4 pm.  We will be closed on March 22 and 23.  Normal hours will resume on Monday, March 24.

Enjoy your spring break!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Computer History Display

Curious about computers? Wondering who invented the computer or when the Internet or e-mail started? The library display case for March is featuring books on the history of computers. Considering how much of an influence computers have in our daily lives, how many of us actually know the story of how they were invented? Great books showcasing computer pioneers, major milestones in computer history, the Internet and World Wide Web, and more are available for check out. Did you know that personal computers were mass marketed starting in 1977 or that the Web and the Internet allow connectivity from literally everywhere on earth—even ships at sea and in outer space? Satisfy your computer curiosity at the library!