Category Archives: Library Displays

In April, the display area of the Library was given over to stories and info about libraries.

Featured were portraits of people currently working in libraries or hoping to in the future.
Woman holding sign reading, "I love working in libraries because every day is a new adventure!" Woman holding sign reading, "I love working in a library because books are my favorite place to get lost in!" Woman holding tablet with screen reading, "I love working in libraries because I get to empower creatives in manifesting their brilliance!" Man kneeling near Library Cycle Kiosk in front of Learning Resource Center, holding sign reading, "In the Library we are all students and we can study any topic. No grades attached."
Library visitors were also encouraged to write messages the topic, “What do you like about the SCC Library?”
"What do you like about the SCC Library?" "Thank God for the staff and a brick and mortar building to come and relax, learn, and study in a quiet atmosphere! Eli "What do you like about the SCC Library?" "Helpful staff; Laptops; Quiet 3rd Floor; snacks are allowed!" "What do you like about the SCC Library?" "It's literally my second home. I spend at least everyday studying in the library right after class." "What do you like about the SCC Library?" "I can relax & focus on what I need to get done."

The SCC Library actually provides a program that trains people to work in libraries: the Library and Information Technology (LIBT) Program. As you can see, working in libraries is a tremendously rewarding career path; if you like being in the library, working to connect people with resources and information and contributing to your community, you should check it out!

Below are some of the books and videos that were included in the display. Explore the possibilities!
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Guess the winners and you could win a Black Panther DVD!

All ties will be broken by a random drawing. Winners will be contacted by email.

Pick up a ballot at the DVD display near the top of the stairs on the 2nd floor of the LRC, fill it out, and drop it off at the Research Help Desk. One entry per person.
Display of DVDs on the 2nd floor of the LRC

Flyer explains how to find DVDs from the SCC Library home page

The Academy Awards ceremony will be broadcast on February 24, 2019.

Through October, the second floor of the LRC has election-themed materials on display. Learn about California’s propositions, the voting process and how to spot and overcome fake news.

The last day to register to vote is October 22, 2018. Don’t be left out!

Looking to get more information about the election? Try these resources:

Poster titled "Be a Smart Voter", with infographics on fake newsDisplay showing each California proposition

In the display:
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So much talent at our college! From now through Summer Session, the 2nd floor of the LRC will feature a display of books authored or edited by our faculty. Come visit over the summer, and also take a look at our guide to works by Sac City College authors.

Note: the Library will be open for Summer session from 8 am to 6 pm, Monday, June 10 – Thursday, August 9.

In the display:
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Do we have your attention now? Often you’ll see this sort of thing, an appeal to sex just to get you to pay attention to something else, like cars, whiskey, jeans, or even burgers. But no, we actually want you to think about sex; why so much of our culture seems to center on it, its physiology and politics. Come have a look at our display on the 2nd floor of the LRC through April, and check out a book or video.

Sex-themed books on display

Just in case there’s any confusion: you can do lots of things in the library—talk, study, snack—but you are not allowed to have sex in the library (or anywhere else on campus). Why is that? Some of these books might help you answer.

Here’s the full list is of titles:
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Did you miss the Library’s November display focusing on the “fake news” phenomenon and critical thinking?
Board titled "Is it real news or fake news?" with examples of news stories
If so, that’s ok; the books we had on display are listed below and ready to be checked out. Also be sure to take a look at the “evaluating news” research guide.

Let’s all see what we can do to keep our arguments fact-based and free of fallacies and respect each other as we explore our differences in opinion and perspective. A resolution appropriate for November?
Books on display
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