Food for Fines starts this week in the Century College
Library. April 18th- May 12th, the Century College Library will be
accepting food pantry donations as payment for fines. Donated items will go to
Century College Food Pantry. The Pantry is looking for nonperishable snacks or
Each donated item will be worth $1 off your existing library
fines, up to $10. This is a great way to clear any library fines before
registering for the Summer or Fall Semesters, while helping out fellow
students. Bring items to the circulation desk and remember to bring your
Don’t have fines? Bring food anyway!
Suggested items include:
•100 Calorie Packs
•Cup of Soup
•Food cannot be used to pay previously paid
•Expired items will not be accepted
All current students are eligible to use the Food Pantry and
can visit the Food Pantry up to twice per month. The only requirement is either
a student ID card or student ID number.
Library Week is drawing to a close here at Century College. It’s been a
great week, and we hope that all our patrons enjoyed it as much as the
Library Staff did! It was great to see all your responses on our board
Free books are always available in the library, but this week they
were spread out for better browsing. Who can pass up a free book?
Blackout Poetry celebrated Poetry Month, as well as National Library Week.
Over the course of the week, many of you have made your move on the
chessboard. And just a reminder, it’s always available to checkout for
use in the library.
Chessboard in use
And what about our drawing? Names will be drawn on Monday for the
book tote, DVD of Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (Collector's
Edition!), and the book Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet
Its National Library Week! What is National Library Week you ask?
First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance
sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across
the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of
our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and
support. All types of libraries - school, public, academic and special -
This week Century College Library is celebrating in more way than one.
We’ve set up a chess board for our students who need a mental break from final projects.
Chess board In use.
For those needing to be creative, a table for blackout poetry is set
up! What is blackout poetry? Well, You blackout all the words you DON'T
want to use. Take a marker and outline the words you would like to use
for your poem. Remember, the words will be read left to right and top to
bottom. Once you have found the words you would like to use, black out
the rest of the words on the page. The leftover poem will look like a
Blackout poetry table.
Library staff also wants to hear from our patrons. What are your favorites? Write them down on the board!
Library white board.
Oh, and there are also free books and prizes! The Century College
Library will have a drawing at the end of the week. Prizes include a
book tote, a copy of Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro, and Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring.
If you’re looking for some research assistance for your final project,
now is the time to stop in and see the Century Library Reference Staff.
The Reference Staff is more than happy to show you how navigate through
our collection and databases. We're here to help you!
Big thanks to all those who took the time to stop and check out our Century Authors display in Century Library. And an even bigger thanks to our authors, Greg Mulcahy, Cullen Bailey Burns, Delia Samuel, and Bruce Hinrichs.
The books featured were: Constalation - Greg Mulcahy Out of Work - Greg Mulcahy O'Hearn - Greg Mulcahy Slip - Cullen Bailey Burns Paper Boat - Cullen Bailey Burns Against the Odds: Inspiration for Parenting Children with Special Needs - Delia Samuel Psychology - Bruce Hinrichs Mind as Mosaic - Bruce Hinrichs