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  1. Welcome TO

  2. Fun Fact The STCC Library gets copies of every selection from Oprah’s Book Club, courtesy of Oprah and The American Library Association!

  3. Do You Know…. How many libraries belong to the Cooperating Libraries of Greater Springfield? A. 7 B. 10 C. 14

  4. Do You Know…. Answer: B. 10 CLGS was formed in 1971!

  5. Librarians in Literature The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger The story of Henry De Tamble, a Librarian with ‘Chrono-Displacement Disorder’. . . 'The Time Traveler's Wife is a very old love story: wonky, sexy, incredible... but charmingly, inventively retold.'The Times (London)

  6. Joke Time Ha Ha! Q: How many reference librarians does it take to screw in a light bulb? Ha Ha! Ha Ha! Ha Ha! Ha Ha!

  7. Joke Time Ha Ha! A: I don’t know, but if you give me your phone number, I’ll get back to you. Ha Ha! Ha Ha! Ha Ha! Ha Ha!

  8. Library Quotable My alma mater was books, a good library. --Malcolm X

  9. Do You Know…. What year did STCC open? A. 1967 B. 1892 C. 1976

  10. Do You Know…. Answer: A. 1967 STCC Just Celebrated its 40th Birthday!!

  11. Wow! The STCC Library recently completed a renovation project that replaced 401 windows in Building 27!

  12. Please Put cell phones on vibrate! Thanks!

  13. Librarians Portrayed in the Movies “Party Girl” (1995) With Parker Posey

  14. Trivia Time The largest public library building in the United States is Chicago’s Harold Washington Library Center. It measures 756,640 square feet and contains more than 70 miles of shelving!

  15. Library Quotable If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library? --Lily Tomlin

  16. Do You Know…. How many numbers in an STCC Library Barcode? A. 12 B. 14 C. 10

  17. Do You Know…. Answer: B. 14 Barcodes need to be updated every semester, including summer session.

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  19. Word Scramble WEEDY ILMCDAE MSSTYE

  20. Word Scramble DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM

  21. Library Quotable Getting my library card was like citizenship; it was like American citizenship. --Oprah Winfrey

  22. Have you heard the news? Read “Between the Pages,” the STCC Library’s Newsletter!

  23. Trivia Time Famous Librarians include: • Casanova • Batgirl • Mao Tse Tung • J. Edgar Hoover

  24. Librarians in Literature The Librarian by Larry Beinhart Librarian David Goldberg stumbles into a political conspiracy that stretches all the way to the White House. “. . . (a) barn-burning political thriller complete with recipes for how to steal a presidential election. . . “ Kirkus Reviews

  25. Be A Library Superhero! Get Your Barcode Now!

  26. Fun with Barcodes • All STCC Barcodes begin with the numbers “28132” • Some students actually memorize their barcodes! 28132000001234

  27. Librarians Portrayed in the Movies “Desk Set” (1957) Featuring Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy

  28. We blog. . . Do You blog? Library news, notes, happenings, and even the occasional joke at http://library.stcc.edu/blogger/blogger.html

  29. Do You Know…. What was the name of the library’s pet fish? A. Neo B. Dewey C. Mr. Limpit

  30. Do You Know…. Answer: • Neo (2005-2008) • The name Neo was chosen from dozens of entries submitted in our “Name the Fish” contest in 2005.

  31. Trivia Time The tallest academic library building in the world is the W.E.B. Dubois Library at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. It is 28 stories tall and measures 295 feet.

  32. Amazing Fact C/W MARS includes more than 140 libraries and circulates more than 9 million items annually

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  34. Librarians Portrayed in the Movies “Music Man” (1962) starring Robert Preston and featuring Shirley Jones as “Marian the Librarian”

  35. Ha Ha! Joke Time Ha Ha! Q: Why are there no books in the Prague Library? Ha Ha! Ha Ha! Ha Ha!

  36. Joke Time Ha Ha! A: They’re all Czech-ed out! Ha Ha! Ha Ha! Ha Ha! Ha Ha!

  37. Please Put cell phones on vibrate! Thanks!

  38. Word Scramble LACL BNMUER

  39. Word Scramble CALL NUMBER

  40. Library Quotable "You must live feverishly in a library. Colleges are not going to do any good unless you are raised and live in a library every day of your life.“ – Ray Bradbury

  41. All the Best Nursing Students Use CINAHL with Full Text It’s like vitamins for your research paper!

  42. Do You Know…. How are most of the books in the STCC Library organized? A. By Title B. By Color C. By Subject

  43. Do You Know…. Answer: C. By Subject Each call number is associated with a particular subject. For example, a call number beginning with “N” is a book about art or artists.

  44. Librarians Portrayed on Television “Rupert Giles” (played by Anthony Stewart Head) from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

  45. Word Scramble ECFENERRE OOBK

  46. Word Scramble REFERENCE BOOK

  47. Amazing Fact The Library of Congress houses more than 30 million volumes!

  48. Do You Know…. Who is the President of STCC? A. Samuel Bowles B. Ira Rubenzahl C. Theodore Geisel

  49. Do You Know…. Answer: B. Ira Rubenzahl Dr. Rubenzahl was named President in July, 2004.