Niagara College Library Blog

Free Poetry Event

Posted in Events by nclibraries on Mar 28, 2016

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On Monday April 4, 2016 the library will be hosting a poetry event at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus. Join us at Benchmark Restaurant for  readings by 4 Ontario Poets including Niagara College’s own Eva Tihanyi and Susan Thompson a pioneer of slam poetry.  The event will run from 1:oopm to 3:00pm and is free to students, faculty and staff of Niagara College as well as the local community. Meet the poets and book signing to take place at 2:30. Light refreshments to be served through out.

Detailed Information is available by accessing the  event guide from the library website.


Freedom to Read

Posted in Events by nclibraries on Feb 25, 2016

Freedom to Read Week

What do these books & magazines have in common; Hairy Potter, Clockwork Orange, Macleans, Goosebumps, Of Mice & Men?

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Answer: They are all on the list of  Challenged Books

Due to the The Charter of Rights and Freedoms which guarantees Canadians the right to intellectual freedom these challenges were unsuccessful.

Celebrate your Freedom to Read!

February 21st to 29th



Make Valentine’s Day Sweeter

Posted in General, Holidays by nclibraries on Feb 10, 2016

Make Your Valentines Day Sweeter Just Add


Follow these links to great resources about chocolate that can be accessed thru the college library:

Great chocolate books on our shelves

Awesome online resources about chocolate

Books for Africa

Posted in General by nclibraries on Jan 27, 2016

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                         Books for Africa

Donate your used textbooks at the NOTL & Welland Campus Libraries by January 28th.

Books for Africa

Food for Fines

Posted in General by nclibraries on Jan 27, 2016

Food for Fines 2You bring the food and we’ll waive the fine!

Beginning December 7th thru January 4th bring your non-perishable food items and the library will waive your overdue fine.*

All food items collected will be donated to the “Food for Friends” SAC food drive.

Minimum of 1 food item per fine. No dented, opened or expired items please!

* Please note, charges for lost materials, equipment or reserve items will not be waived.

Discover eBooks

Posted in General by nclibraries on Jan 27, 2016

Did you know that there’s more to your campus library than the books on the shelves?

Why not take some time and investigate our ebook collection? Find additional resources for your research project that you can access from anywhere 24/7!

Discover ebooks

Solutions for Downloading eBooks

Posted in General by nclibraries on Nov 12, 2015


There Seems To Be A Few Bugs In Our System

Computer Bugs

There have been some issues with the downloading of ebooks via Summon. The library has been in  contact with eBook vendors and ITS. We’re hoping to have it fixed soon!

In the meantime  please use the “If you are having issues loading ebooks check out these tips to help resolve your problemslink at the bottom of the Everything search box. The link goes to a subject guide that give instructions on how to troubleshoot these issues :


ncReads – Read with Us!

Posted in ncReads by nclibraries on Nov 2, 2015

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Our next meeting will take place on November 30th. We’ll be talking our current book selection,  The Girl on the Train.

Copies of the book are available on loan from your campus library. It’s not too late to join ncReads. New readers are always welcome!  Sign up today!

Library Services Available During Reading Week

Posted in Hours by nclibraries on Oct 26, 2015

Library Services Available During

Reading Week

Library Hours for Reading Week

ncLibraries Service Hours during Reading Week Oct 26th to Nov 1st:

                                                          Monday to Thursday        8:00am to 10:00pm

Friday                                   8:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday            1:00pm to 5:00pm

ncLibraries Academic Integrity Series New Online Module Available: Copy”Right”!

Posted in General by nclibraries on Oct 20, 2015

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Ready to earn the next digital badge of the ncLibraries Academic Integrity Series?  The latest online module, Copy”Right,” is now available in the ncLibraries Academic Integrity Series Blackboard organization.

Learn more and sign up for the ncLibraries Academic Integrity Series here:

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