April 2007 Archives

Study Breaks at Honnold/Mudd

It's that time of year again: cookies, caffeine, games, even pizza in Honnold/Mudd Library. Every evening, Sunday, April 29 through Saturday, May 5, between 8:00pm and 10:00pm, you'll find friends and food - cookies, coffee, and other treats.

On Sunday and Monday, May 6 and 7, pizza and sodas will be served at 9:00pm. (Be sure to bring your college ID for pizza nights.)

Games will also be available all nights in the founders room for your enjoyment...so Settle Catan, topple a jenga tower or just connect four. So if you need a break from studying for finals, come to the Founders Room in Honnold/Mudd Library. Don't miss out!

Mudd to EA: Life After Graduation

4pm, Saturday april 28
honnold/mudd library

lecture and Q&a
Michael Coupland (hmc 06)
electronic arts, los angeles

How does one prepare for a job in the video game industry? How long are the hours? What are the perks of working in the $18 billion a year industry? Is there life after graduation? Get your questions answered. EALA (Electronic Arts Los Angeles) has developed games such as Medal of Honor, Command & Conquer, and Lord of the Rings.
Sponsored by the Libraries of The Claremont Colleges.

Settlers of Catan tournament

Join in the cause to help settle Catan!

The Libraries of The Claremont Colleges are sponsoring a tournament this upcoming wednesday night, 4/25/07, at 7pm in the founders room of the Honnold/Mudd Library! Registration will cap at 16 participants, plus alternates. Only official Settlers of Catan rules will be enforced: no variants. First place winner takes home a $50 gift certificate to Gameology in Claremont! Second place winner prize tba.

Send Joe a message at games@libraries.claremont.edu if you would like to sign up. Include your name, email and contact phone number. Good luck building!

The M.S. Slocum Award for Student Libraries

Denison Library
April 9 - May 14, 2007

Established at Scripps in 1936, the Slocum Award is given to the Scripps Senior who, during her four years at college, has formed the most meaningful collection of books in the field or fields of her interest. Each Scripps Senior is eligible to enter her personal book collection. This year features individual book collections of 9 Scripps Seniors ranging in interests from acting and autism to Irish culture and food in America.

For further information, telephone Denison Library, 607-3941.

Celebrate Reading, April 12-13

Last year more than 2 billion items were checked out and nearly 1.8 billion people visited libraries nationwide. You were probably one of them!

What's the one place on campus where you can come together with the ideas you need to write your paper, study with friends, and get assistance from library staff for resources for your thesis? It's the Libraries of the Claremont Colleges, and National Library Week is a perfect time to check us out!

To celebrate, readers, including students, faculty and staff from the college community, will come together for public readings, good desserts and coffee on April 12th and 13th in the Founders Room of Honnold/Mudd Library. Each reader will read from their own chosen selection and can choose to be videotaped! Selections might include short stories, poetry, book excerpts, personal writings, dramatic interpretations or other written works. Watch for announcements about this event.

Contact Sheri Irvin at sheri.irvin@libraries.claremont.edu if you are interested in learning more about this event.

Guitar Hero 2 tournament at Honnold/Mudd

Friday, April 13, 5pm
Founders Room, Honnold/Mudd Library

Try the new xbox 360 songs and show up to play whether you are a novice or a master. Challenge your friends and foes from the 5Cs. Rock stars love an audience, so come to watch. Yes, there's FOOD too.

To participate, RSVP to games@libraries.claremont.edu with your name, and whether your skill level is of a novice or jedi master. Prizes to be awarded to top contenders.

Denison Library's Spring Book Sale

Come browse Denison's used book sale and walk away with some great additions to your library. Why not see what gems you can find?

April 10th and 11th
Tuesday, April 10, 9 am-4 pm
(First hour for CC Faculty, Staff, Students,
and Libraries cardholders only)

Wednesday, April 11, 9 am-3 pm
$2.00 for Hardcover
$1.00 for Paperback
With a limited number of individually priced books

For More Information: (909) 607-3941 (X73941)

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