This page contains information about a variety of events happening in or hosted by the College of the Redwoods Libraries. Check back frequently for more information and updates.
Book Sale! November 5 - 17
The Great Library Book Sale returns in November, just in time for the holidays! We have thousands of books for sale, old and new, at rock-bottom prices. Paperbacks, non-fiction, magazines - we have it all, at incredibly CHEAP prices!
Banned Books Week: Banning Books Silences Stories.
Sept. 23-29 is "Banned Books Week". Each year, the American Library Association shines a spotlight on issues relating to censorship. The theme of this year's week, Banning Books Silences Stories, is a reminder that everyone needs to speak out against the tide of censorship. Come see the Library's display of Banned Books and find out what "they" don't want you to read!
For more updates on Banned Books, check out BannedBooksWeek.org
Book of the Year (BOTY)
For 2018-19, the BOTY is "The Madonnas of Echo Park", by Brando Skyhorse. A number of events will be held on campus relating to the Book of the Year, including a presentation by the author on November 9. For more information, please check the Book of the Year Events page.
If you haven't read the the 2017-18 BOTY, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot, the Library has multiple copies available for regular check-out. We also have the 2016-17 BOTY, "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates!
In fact, the Library has most of the BOTY titles from the past 8 years in the collection available for regular check out. A list of all the BOTY selections and nominees is available in the Library catalog.