Category Archives: Library Displays

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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There’s still time to see, or even contribute to, the National Poetry Month display on the 2nd floor of the LRC. We’ve got poetry and poetry-themed books and DVDs out ready for you to take home and savor. Then turn around to find poetry written by SCC students, faculty and staff. Up for the rest of April, the cruelest month!

National Poetry Month display
Poems on display with invitation to contribute

Items in our display, with links to their OneSearch page:
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Got poetry?

The Library is looking for a few good poets!

In celebration of National Poetry Month this April, the Library will feature a poetry display.

We’d like you to be a part of it.

Simply drop of a copy of your poem at the Research Help desk on the second floor of the Library, or email a copy to (include your name and email address in the text of the message).

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Jimmy Santiago Baca

Jimmy Santiago Baca


Charles Baudelaire

Adrienne Rich

Adrienne Rich, By K. Kendall [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Anna Akhmatov

Anna Akhmatova, portrait by Petrov-Vodkin

Derek Walcott

Derek Walcott, photo by Bert Nienhuis

Are you looking for your book soul mate? Will it be a mystery, romance or science fiction? The second floor of the library has some possibilities for you! All of the books are wrapped. You just choose the genre, check out the book, and see if love blossoms.
Blind Date with a Book display

If things don’t work out between you and your blind date, just return the book without any hurt feelings.

Join the Library for a special celebration in honor of our Centennial. During the first two weeks of December, “100 Years of SCC Moments and Mementos,” a collection of objects from the Library archives, will be on display in the LRC Lobby.

To commemorate the occasion, on Thursday, December 8 from 2 to 4 pm, the Library will host a reception in the LRC lobby with refreshments and a 3 pm musical performance by SCC’s VOCALe.

Please stop by the LRC lobby to check out the display, and we hope to see you at the reception on December 8!

View of Library from Quad, 1974

Then (1974)

View of LRC from fountain

Now, and Forward!