The Reader is Moving! But Only a Few Doors Down.

April 3, 2014

Dear Reader Subscribers and Followers,

Along with the rest of the SCC community of web pages, The Reader is relocating to the new SCC web pages on the all new, just-released Sacramento City College Website.

Follow us for the further adventures in Library Land!

woman reading library books

Will your subscription continue?  Arrgh!  Not automatically. 

To continue your subscription, go to the new Reader and resubscribe.  It’s an easy couple of steps.  We’ll remind you later, but do it now and you won’t miss an article.


Paying it Forward – Again!

March 26, 2014

Be happy – your students are good people.

Look at this outpouring of help for each other.

Students leave copier cash for each other

Paying it Forward in the Library

March 26, 2014

A kind student left change on the copier for someone else to use, with this note:  “Pass on a good deed big or small.”

We’re passing on the good feeling it generated with staff and students when we saw it.

Student leaves spare change on the copier for someone else to use.

March Madness Book Tournament

March 4, 2014

Why should basketball fans have all of the fun?

Come to the second floor of the LRC and vote for your favorite book. 

Vote each week in March to help your book become champion!

March madness book display

And the winner will be?

March_Madness ballot

Blind Date with a Book!

February 3, 2014

Spice up your reading life with a Blind Date with a Book!  Come to the second floor of the LRC to find your “book soul mate.”  

Will your “book soul mate” be a romance, mystery, science fiction or one of many other genres?  

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


(Books are wrapped.  Borrow one and unwrap your next reading treasure!)

Great Group Reads!

December 4, 2013

Are you in a book club?  Need inspiration for book choices?

From the intimate dynamics of family and personal relationships to major cultural and world issues, timely and provocative topics are represented by the 21 titles below, chosen as the 2013 Great Group Reads for National Reading Group Month (an initiative of the Women’s National Book Association).

SCC Librarians encourage you to visit your local public library where you will find many of these titles.

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
David by Ray Robertson
The House Girl by Tara Conklin
How It All Began by Penelope Lively
Is This Tomorrow by Caroline Leavitt
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Margot by Jillian Cantor
Mary Coin by Marisa Silver
The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg
Nowhere Is a Place by Bernice L. McFadden
The One-Way Bridge by Cathie Pelletier
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell
The Round House by Louise Erdrich  (SCC Library owns)
Schroder by Amity Gaige
Sparta by Roxana Robinson
Wash by Margaret Wrinkle
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers  (SCC Library owns)

Submitted by Kristin Gunn

World Book Night – Who, What, When, Where, Why!

November 8, 2013

World_Book_Night logo

April 23, 2014 is World Book Night and the SCC Library is a host location where book givers pick up their books and donor materials.

What is World Book Night and what is a book giver?

What is the book list for this year?

How can I become a book giver?

More questions answered.

Contact Ben Wingard, reference librarian, with questions or suggestions.

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