News & Events

Hot Off the Presses!

October 02, 2015

The Fall Issue of the HCC Library Newsletter is now online! Check out information about upcoming events, the Library’s second floor renovation, our featured database and some featured books. Read it now!

Banned Books Week begins September 27!

September 23, 2015

What is Banned Books Week? Watch as puppets Chad, Rustle and Mooch misinterpret the meaning of Banned Books Week, until Herb comes to the rescue: The American Library Association has created this show to spread awareness of censorship.

One Maryland One Book (Book Discussion)

September 23, 2015

Join thousands of Marylanders this fall who will be reading and talking about The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown.

Date: Monday, September 28
Time: 12 PM
Location: Hays-Heighe House, 2nd floor

Get Renewals Automatically and Recall Checked Out Items!

September 02, 2015

All items eligible for renewal will now renew automatically. Borrowers will also now get two renewals on books (excluding Nursing books).

Students and Employees can also recall eligible items to have them returned before the due date by using our new recall procedure. For more information see the Circulation Desk!

Upcoming Constitution Day Event!

August 20, 2015

The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power

Speaker: Victor S. Navasky
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time: Noon-1:30 p.m.
Location: Student Center, Room 243

Check Out Our New Curves @ The Library Expo!

July 31, 2015

Explore our library services & fill out a “Library Passport” to receive a FREE study kit full of goodies!

Date: Sept. 8 & 9
Time: 10 AM-2 PM
Location: Library, 2nd Floor

Renovations in Progress!

June 16, 2015

The Library is in the process of renovating room L217, the computer lab located on the 2nd floor behind the Reference Desk. Beginning June 17, L217 will be temporarily closed off to the public. L326 will also no longer be available for group study. We thank you for your patience.

Recognition of Scholarly or Creative Work by HCC Employees

March 13, 2015

Have you published a scholarly or creative work or produced comparable work in the visual or performing arts since May 1, 2014? If so, consider nominating your work for recognition. Nominations are due on May 11, 2105. See full announcement for details!

National Library Week Events

March 08, 2015

National Library Week 2015 kicks off on April 1, where we will be uncovering Maryland history!  See event flyer for details.

#TakeYourPlace in Maryland History Selfie Contest

March 07, 2015

HCC Library will hold a photo contest during National Library Week for the best “selfie” featuring any Maryland historical landmark as your backdrop. One winner will be selected to earn the grand prize, an HP Tablet valued at $149.00. See flyer for details.