As a librarian, banning books is something I have pretty strong feelings about. With Banned Books Week (September 18-24,) I felt motivated to write this post.
This summer, the College Hill Library building is closed for a large-scale HVAC project. Find out what (and where) library services will be available.
Front Range’s Boulder County Campus has an All-Campus Reads program, this year with a “local” choice — “Fig” by adjunct instructor of creative writing Sarah Schantz. It’s a great choice because the book, Sarah’s debut novel, won the 2016 Colorado Book Award (Young Adult category). The book also was named by National Public Radio as […]
The 2016 National Book Awards season is upon us—a perfect reason to celebrate some of the best books of the year. Last month, the National Book Foundation released its longlists of honorees in four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Winners were announced on October 13 and will be celebrated at the National […]
Through my years here at Front Range Community College, I have discovered a variety of resources and useful tools that have helped me achieve academic success. Of all of them, though, study groups have been the most beneficial—hands down. Think study groups aren’t for you? You may have a laundry list of reasons why you […]
Not sure what book to bring with you on vacation this summer? From thrillers to business smarts, here are a few fiction and non-fiction recommendations. Look at your local library to find these or similar titles. Oh, and don’t forget to ask about e-reader options while you’re at the library. Theft: A Novel by BK Lauren […]
Feeling overwhelmed with school? Is the majority of your time spent on school, studying, and work? Need a break? Take some time to read for fun! Pleasure reading can give you a much needed time out from the stresses of life and has numerous benefits. Taking the time to read for fun has many different […]
There is nothing like the sweet relief that comes at end of the semester. But wait … there is also the looming job search. And sometimes job searching can seem like more of a momentous task than taking a test or writing a paper. Your local public or college library can help make your job […]