Catch the Wave
Fall and Spring Schedules
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:
8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Contact the Library
Visit us in the Jernigan Building on Roanoke-Chowan's Campus 109 Community College Road, Ahoskie, NC 27910
Chat with an Library Staff Member During LRC Operating Hours
News at R-CCC Library
Here ye, Here ye! Come by and visit us in the LRC! We have gotten a new facelift for our café and in our Small Business Center area. This beautiful artwork was donated by Mr. Jim Messer and his art class. We feel this gives us a modern look. Also, the café is open since the weather has gotten colder. We have coffee, hot cocoa and cappuccino available for $1.00 a cup. We always welcome our faculty, staff, students and community patrons anytime to visit for assistance, resources and a helping hand.
A Selfie + A Shelfie!
In celebration of National Library Week, share what you are currently reading by taking a Selfie + a Shelfie! Send us a picture of yourself with the book you are reading, or a picture of the book you are reading. If you are not reading anything at this time I challenge you to pick up a book or read a e-book on your tablet. We look forward to seeing your pictures. Who's up for the challenge!!
LRC Has New Catalog Search Station
Have you ever wondered how you can search for a book in the card catalog without using the computers that students are working at?
Well you can, the LRC staff has moved and created a friendly station for you to search books through the library catalog or online catalog.
Try it today! If you should need help please stop by the circulation desk.
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R-CCC Library: Gooooo Waves!!!!
LRC Technical/Public Services Specialist, Mildred Gatling and Librarian, Bonnie Burkett worked together and came up with an innovative way to help show school spirit at the R-CCC Library. Both Gatling and Burkett created three beautiful banners displaying school spirit with Waves, Waves Blue Tuesday, and Go Waves! You can see their designs outside of the front entrance doors of the library. Don't forget to show your school spirit and wear your BLUE and White for Waves Blue Tuesday!
Need Help? Stop by Our Blue and White Handouts Display Table
A BLUE and White table display with handsouts has been set up in the library for Faculty, Staff, Students and Patrons by Librarian, Bonnie Burkett and Acquisitions and Cataloging Technician, Amber Moore.
Students can find handouts on MLA 8th Edition, Upcoming events at the R-CCC Library, Literacy Challenge, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz crossword puzzle, The A.L.E.C. Club Book Exchange, R-CCC Times, NC Community College Newsletter and the Library Brochures.
Whooo Into Reading Great Books?
A Owl/Tree Book Mural and a "READBOX" has been designed in the library featuring new arrivals for Faculty, Staff, Student and Patrons.
Whether you’re interested in catching up on academic or leisure reading, we’ve got books just for you.
Stop by and check out some of the books we have in our new displays. We look forward to you coming in and assisting you with your reading projects.
Library Cafe is Open!
It is that time of year again, when the air starts to get cooler and the leaves on the trees begin to change colors.
We invite you to stop by the library and check out the feature books of the month. While you are visiting the library stop by our café area and receive something warm to drink.
All Items are $1.00 per cup (sugar, Splenda and Original and French Vanilla creamers are available) .5 for extra sugars/creamers
* Pumpkin Spice Cappuccino (Coming Soon)
* Pumpkin Spice Coffee
* Warm Apple Cider
*Medium Roast Extra Bold Coffee (Decaf)
* Light Roast Coffee
* Hazelnut Cappuccino
* Caramel Cappuccino
* French Vanilla Cappuccino
* Earl Grey Tea
* Milk Chocolate Hot Cocoa
R-CCC Library Celebrates National Library Sign-up Month
September was National Library Card Sign-up Month. The library was excited to make our students and community patrons aware of this special event. National Library Card Sign-up month started in 1987 to mark the beginning of the new school year by the American Library Association. This annual celebration is to remind parents and students that signing up for a library card is the first step to becoming a lifelong learner and to excel in academics. Snoopy from the famous cartoon, Peanuts, for the second year in a row has been chosen as the Honorary Chair of Library Sign-up Month. Thank you Barkha Patel, Johnita Mitchell, and Jamie Earley for letting us capture you signing up for your library card!
Left Your Flash Drive at Home? Don’t fear .. Google Drive to the Rescue!
Students do you know that you have access to Google Drive that automatically comes with your student email account. Most students haven’t heard of a Google Drive much less have used it. In the picture above, Mrs. Burkett is showing Kanesha Harris how to access and use her Google Drive.
A Google Drive is a cloud storage system that allows you to create, share and edit documents. It is a free service for your institution with no advertisements. It works on all platforms seamlessly such as your desktop computer, laptop, tablet and mobile devices. If you forgot to bring your flash drive to school, lost it or washed it with your laundry, then you won’t have to ever panic again. If you can access the Internet, then you can have access to all of your files.
Students can work collaboratively on the same document, or project at the same time and then share with instructor. This minimizes the use of paper and allows students to work on documents together in real time without the hassle of emailing documents back and forth.
Google Drive has similar tools to Microsoft Office which contains software for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Google Drive has Google Docs for word processing, Google Sheets for spreadsheet use and Google Slides for presentations. You can also create forms to be shared and submitted to collect information and data.
For more Direct Instruction on how to create Google Docs… Go to the Tip Sheet created for you.
Would you like to have one on one training on how to use your Google Drive?
Email Bonnie Burkett - email@example.com to sign up for a tutorial session.
- Upcoming Group Training Session – Oct. 5, Oct. 12 at 6:00 in the Library
If these times won’t work with your schedule, then please email Mrs. Burkett or call 252-862-1239 to set up an individual tutorial.
Extra Picture of what a Google Drive Looks Like (You may have enough pictures for this article.)
Happy National Library Month!
April 10 - 16th was National Library Week. Here are some of the selfie/shelfies that I received last week. Also, Raya Sessoms was the winner of the Candy Jar Guessing Contest. Shirley Gay in the Continuing Education office won a book as well as Chrystal Williams, Lydia Murphy and Elysha Pace. Thanks to all that participated in the festivities. Keep Reading!
Office Number: 252-862-1239
Library Technical/Public Service Specialist