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This Week in History, Jan. 19th – Jan. 25th.

2 days ago
“Don’t be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don’t let others discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it. In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn’t.” — Gertrude B. Elion1 A co-recipient of the 1988 Nobel Prize for Physiology or […]
Wayne Woods

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Closure

5 days 16 hours ago
Clark College Libraries will be closed Monday, January 20 in observance of the Martin Luther King Day Holiday. We reopen on Tuesday, January 21 with regular hours: Cannell Library 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. CTC iCommons 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Needing Help? You can chat with a librarian 24/7 on a nationwide network. Click […]
Connie

This Week in History, Jan. 12th – Jan. 18th.

1 week 1 day ago
“Nobody said not to go.” ― Emily Hahn Author of 54 books and over 200 articles and short stories1, Missourian Emily Hahn was born this week in 1905. To say that Ms. Hahn was a unique and rare individual would be an understatement.  Listed are just three of her accomplishments. Aged 19, drove 2400 miles across […]
Wayne Woods

Tibetan Sand Mandala Event Jan. 13 – Jan. 17, 2020

1 week 3 days ago
  Clark College Libraries and Clark College International Programs will be hosting a group of Tibetan Monks from South India as they create a Sand Mandala in the Cannell Library. This event will take place January 13th – January 17th, 2020. More information about the event, as well as the event schedule, can be found […]
Tasha Robertson

This Week in History, Jan. 5th – Jan. 11th.

2 weeks 1 day ago
“Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me.” Zora Neale Hurston This week we celebrate the birthday of Zora Neale Hurston, American anthropologist, filmmaker and author of books such as, Their Eyes Were Watching […]
Wayne Woods

Winter Open Hours 2020

2 weeks 4 days ago
Clark Libraries open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 6 Cannell Library Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday Closed CTC iCommons Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Friday-Sunday: Closed
Connie

This Week in History, Dec. 29th – Jan. 5th

3 weeks 1 day ago
“Art didn’t start black or white, it just started … There have been too many labels in this world: Negro, Colored, Black, African-American … Why do we label people with everything except Children of God?”1   — Selma H. Burke This week celebrates the Birthday of Selma Burke; sculptor, educator, member of the Harlem Renaissance and winner […]
Wayne Woods

This Week in History, Dec. 22nd -28th

4 weeks 1 day ago
“I want you to understand that your first duty is to humanity.  I want others to look at us and see that we care not just about ourselves but about others.” – Madam C.J. Walker This week we celebrate the 100th birthday of entrepreneur, philanthropist, and activist, Sarah Breedlove, who re-branded herself as Madam C.J. […]
Wayne Woods

This Week in History, Dec. 15th – 21st

1 month ago
“I am not at all in a humor for writing; I must write on till I am.” JANE AUSTEN, letter to Cassandra Austen, Oct. 26, 18131 This week we celebrate the 243rd birthday of author Jane Austen,  whose “….contributions have been so widely adopted and adapted by other authors, it can be easy to forget […]
Wayne Woods

This Week in History, Dec. 8th – 14th

1 month 1 week ago
This week we celebrate the birthdays of two “Graces”. “Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, “We’ve always done it this way.” I try to fight that. That’s why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise.” —Grace Hopper American computer scientist and US Navy rear admiral Grace Hopper was born […]
Wayne Woods

Quarter Break Closure

1 month 2 weeks ago
Quarter Break Cannell Library and the CTC iCommons close for quarter break beginning Thursday, December 12 at 6:00 p.m. Extended loan netbooks and calculators must be returned by Thursday, December 12 at 5:30 p.m. or a late fine will be charged. Need to request or renew a book? You can always do so online by […]
Connie

This Week in History, Dec. 1st – 7th.

1 month 2 weeks ago
“As long as I live, I will never be a party to anything as un‐American as a blacklist,” —Eric Johnston, president of the MPAA, who in 1947 did an about face with his involvement with The Waldorf Statement This week in 1947 The Waldorf Statement was released. In October of 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee […]
Wayne Woods

Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Day Closure

1 month 3 weeks ago
  The Cannell Library and the CTC iCommons close for the Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Day holiday on Wednesday, November 27 at 4:30 p.m. Both locations will remain closed Thursday, November 28–Sunday, December 1. Cannell and the CTC iCommons will reopen on Monday, December 2 at 8:00 a.m.  
Connie

This Week in History, Nov. 24th – 30th

1 month 3 weeks ago
“Fiction is too beautiful to be about just one thing. It should be about everything.” Arundhati Roy This week we celebrate the birthday of author Arundhati Roy, 1997 winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. You may find her prize winning semi autobiographical novel, The God of Small Things, in the General collection at […]
Wayne Woods

CTC iCommons Browsing Collection

2 months ago
Are you interested in learning about Japanese art, culture or design and need to know where to find some interesting titles? We currently are featuring books on Japan in our Browsing Collection at CTC! We are are featuring books on Japanese calligraphy, history, the art of woodblock prints plus the art of Japanese paper to […]
Connie

This Week in History, Nov. 17th – 23rd.

2 months ago
“There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.” George Eliot This week we celebrate the bi-centennial birthday of author Mary Anne Evans, AKA George Eliot. She was the author of seven novels including Silas Marner, The Mill on the Floss and Middlemarch. Her […]
Wayne Woods

This Week In History, Nov. 10th – 15th.

2 months 1 week ago
  “I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.” Georgia O’Keeffe Recognized as “The mother of American modernism”, artist Georgia O’Keeffe was born this week in 1887. Find out more about her life and work in The art […]
Wayne Woods

Veteran’s Day Closure

2 months 2 weeks ago
Clark Libraries are closed in observance of Veteran’s Day on Monday, November 11. We are open regular hours again on Tuesday, November 12. Cannell Library Open Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday: CLOSED CTC iCommons Library Open Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. […]
Connie

This Week in History, Nov. 3rd – Nov. 9th

2 months 2 weeks ago
The first priority of humankind in this era is to establish an effective system of world law that will assure peace with justice among the peoples of the world.” – Walter Cronkite This week we celebrate the birthday of broadcast journalist and anchorman Walter Cronkite, who could well be considered an icon of his generation. […]
Wayne Woods

This Week In History

2 months 3 weeks ago
This week the city of Athens, GA will celebrate Harriet Powers Day.  A former slave, Quiltmaker Harriet Powers was born this week in 1837.  Her work is considered among the finest examples of Southern quilting from the 19th century. One of only two surviving examples of her work, the “Bible Quilt” is currently exhibited in the […]
Wayne Woods
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