Thursday, November 8, 2018

In Solidarity!

We are heart broken over the news from last nights tragedy! Our thoughts go out to our community and we offer our deepest condolences to all who are struggling with this tremendous loss.

The Library will be closing at 6:00 pm tonight to allow time for 
the community to come together at either our campus vigil or 
to attend any of the other community vigils this evening.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

In Honor of Veteran's Day

In Honor of Veteran's Day

Thank you to all the men and women who have served or are currently serving in the military!

We have a rich selection of material for and about Veterans in our Library collection.

Below are a few recommended titles.
Come by the Library to browse our shelves or
view our online content from the comfort of your own home.

The Alienated War Veteran Film and Literature
A God in Ruins
Of Men and War
Tuesday's Promise
War and the Soul
Encyclopedia of the Veteranin America

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

200th Anniversary of Frankenstein


We're celebrating the 200th Anniversary of  Mary Shelley's work Frankenstein. 

Our Display Cabinet on the second floor of the LLR building is now featuring Library Material on Mary Shelley. Also included in the display are Mock Book Covers inspired by Frankenstein; Or the Modern Prometheus, created by our very own Graphic Design students from the GR M30 - Design I and GR M31 - Design II classes.

If you are interested in learning more about Mary Shelley or reading some of her work, be sure to check out our Library Catalog to learn more!

Book Cover 
by Susan Tyler

Thursday, October 4, 2018

New 3D Design Projects in the LLR

3D Design Projects
Art M23

We are so excited to have the latest projects from the Art M23 class grace our 1st and 2nd floors of the LLR building.

These installations were created with the challenge of designing as tall of a structure as possible, but not going over 9 feet.  You will find that each piece takes a unique perspective on the use of curves, negative spaces, and structural stability.

Third Floor Level:

Camille Carillo  / Sebastian L'Ecuyer
Kori Lucero / Yalan Mccullough
Sarah Spiekermann / Valerie Villagomez
Jeffrey Sugishita

Downstairs Level (1st Floor):

Abby Simon / Samantha Alexander
Isabel Pertusati / Tanner Webster
Arianna Arias / Julian Foley
Bonnie Clarfield-Bylin / David Freidl
Kayrin Coscia
Samantha Batt / Rachel Dubell

Also, if you missed the cardboard installations, we still have a few on the 2nd/ground floor level.

"Wave": Carmen Hawkins, Leah Rios, Sean Ripley
"Viking Ship": Ahna Cameron, Mikayla Halvorsen, Saphirre Hernandez
"Horse": Lucca Aparicio, Uzziel Vazquez, Lauryn Wood
"Plant": Garrett Kitchenmaster, Todd Kostromin, yasemin Zografos

Monday, September 24, 2018

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week
September 23 - 29, 2018

The second floor display case in the LLR building is currently featuring titles for Banned Books Week. Stop by to see books that have been banned in the past and learn more about this celebration of the Freedom to Read.

You can also explore more information by visiting the ALA sponsored Banned Books Week website.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

National Hispanic History Month

National Hispanic History MonthSeptember 15 - October 15

Our annual National Hispanic History Month exhibit has returned to our display cabinets on the second floor of the Library Learning Resource Building.

There is also a companion National Hispanic History Month Research Guide online, which touches on the history of this celebration and some of our featured material that you can find in our Library resources.

We also have many titles available online for Moorpark College Students and Staff. Below are a few recommendations that highlight the many facets of Hispanic Culture and History.

Latino Food Culture

Icons of Latino America

Queer Migrations

Tuesday, September 11, 2018


102 Minutes
Bill Moyers. For the Record 9/11

 17 years ago, today, thousands of people lost their lives in the 9/11 terror attacks.

While many years have passed since that day, we don't want to forget the personal stories behind the tragedy.
                                              Here are a few selections from our collection that you can check out from the Library that offer 
a unique perspectives from ground zero.

September 11: An Oral History

Monday, September 10, 2018

Temporary Art Installation in the Library

We are excited to have Cynthia Minet's students from the Art M77 Class share their latest work with us!

The group project demonstrates the utilization of planes and space that famous artists such as Pablo Picasso, Vladimir Tatlin, and Naum Gabo made famous during the early 20th Century Cubist and Constructivist movements.

There are exhibits on each floor and they will be with us for the next 2 - 3 weeks, be sure to stop by and take a look!

Ground Floor Level

“Wave”: Carmen Hawkins, Leah Rios, Sean Ripley
“Viking Ship”: Ahna Cameron, Mikayla Halvorsen, Saphirre Hernandez
“Horse”: Lucca Aparicio, Uzziel Vazquez, Lauryn Wood
“Plant”: Garrett Kitchenmaster, Todd Kostromin, Yasemin Zografos

Downstairs Level

“Boat”: Joe Foreman, Ariel Gil, Keaton Hess
“Giraffe”: Julian Foley, Fallon Rabin, Thanny Wengler

Third Floor Level:

“Robot”: Alex Garcia, Judy Kim, Isabel Sublette
“Lamp”: Chris Desmond, Sarah Kwak, Tiffany Pickett