September 10, 2014

Wednesday September 17th is Constitution Day!

The Orchard Ridge Campus King Library is a Federal Depository Library and provides free access to print and electronic documents created by the United States Government. While supplies last, the Orchard Ridge Library will be giving out free pencils and sticky note pads in honor of Constitution Day. Be sure to check out our display table featuring government publications and books about the United States Constitution.

Want to learn more?
Use the OCC Libraries Search Everything to locate books or articles related to U.S. Constitution, or take a look at the resources on the OCC Libraries Government Research Guide. For more information about accessing the Government Documents collection, visit the reference desk at any OCC campus library for assistance.

Finally, you might be interested in the Student Life sponsored Patriot Week events going on at the OCC campuses September 11-17.  See the flyer for more information.

August 29, 2014

Auburn Hills & Orchard Ridge libraries offering free Library Success Seminars in September

Drop in the Auburn Hills or Orchard Ridge libraries starting Monday September 8 for these free Library Success Seminars. These sessions cover a variety of topics to help you more successfully use the OCC Libraries. Ask your instructor about extra credit for attending any of these seminars.


Auburn Hills Campus
(see all Fall 2014 seminars for Auburn Hills)

Orchard Ridge Campus
(see all Fall 2014 seminars for Orchard Ridge)

Royal Oak Campus
(see all Fall 2014 seminars for Royal Oak)

August 20, 2014

Library Intersession Hours and Updated Saturday Hours for the Fall

The OCC Libraries will be open for limited service during the intersession between semesters from August 20-27.  Normal hours resume on August 28, with all campus libraries closed on September 1 in observance of Labor Day.  See the Campus Library Hours & Contact page for more details.

Also please note that all OCC Libraries will be closed on Friday August 22 for a staff in-service. Students with registration holds for library fines may return materials to the campus business offices.  Other materials may be returned to campus book drops.

Finally, here are the updated Saturday hours for the Fall semester:

  • Auburn Hills: 9am-1pm
  • Highland Lakes: 9am-1pm
  • Orchard Ridge: 10am-2pm
  • Royal Oak: 10am-2pm

June 23, 2014

Summertime and the Reading is Easy

Want a read for the beach, cabin, or backyard hammock?  Your OCC Libraries have lots of new titles to choose from!

Check out the OCC Libraries Browsing Collections for some great selections in popular fiction and non-fiction. Use your OCC Library Card Number to make an online request and have books sent to the campus library nearest you.

Newer titles in the OCC Browsing Collections include:
Happy Summer Reading!
Submitted by Beth Garnsey
Faculty Librarian
Highland Lakes Campus Library