Saturday, September 13, 2014

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read

September 21 - 27 is Banned Books Week.   Libraries are committed to supporting the freedom to seek and express ideas, even those that some consider unpopular.  Stop in to the library and enter our drawing for a "banned book" or a tote bag.  Check out the library display case and see some of the surprising titles that have been challenged or banned.  

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Library Closed August 30 - September 1

The Century Library will be closed Saturday, August 30 - Monday, September 1 for the Labor Day holiday.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Welcome to Century Students!

Welcome to all new Century students and welcome back to all returning students!  Regular hours resume today, August 25. 

Monday — Thursday, 7:30 am – 8 pm
Friday, 7:30 am – 4 pm
Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm
Sunday, CLOSED

We will be closed for the Labor Day holiday from August 30 to September 1.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Planning a Trip?

Planning a trip? Dreaming about traveling? The library display case for July is featuring travel guides for domestic and international travel destinations. Books and travel go hand in hand and one of the most exciting parts of traveling is planning your trip. Whether it’s romantic Paris, sunny Italy, cosmopolitan London, or fabulous New York, the library has a wide variety of guides to help inspire your plans. Even if you are an armchair traveler, you can enjoy the scenic destinations in the United States and around the world!

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Farewell to LexisNexis

The Library will no longer offer access to LexisNexis beginning July 1. Usage was not high enough to warrant the cost.  In the next few weeks, we will be adding links to publicly accessible legal resources sites in our subject guides where appropriate.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Farewell to American History in Video and Copyright Clearance Center

With the end of the 2014 fiscal year on June 30, the Library is cancelling our subscriptions to American History in Video and the Copyright Clearance Center. Usage for these resources was not high enough to warrant the cost.  See our guide to copyright for alternatives to Copyright Clearance Center.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Ready to Plant Your Garden?

Is your green thumb itching to get planting? It’s time to get into the garden! The library display case for June is featuring gardening and landscaping books. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gardener, we have a great selection of books to help you plan your garden for our Minnesota climate. Get some great ideas for your garden with books highlighting growing guides, landscaping design, container gardening, and much more. Whether you’re growing tomatoes or roses, we can inspire you to create a beautiful garden this summer!