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Library

 

The Montcalm Community College Library is the perfect place to research, read and discover. The library is located in the lower level of the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building on the college’s Sidney campus. The library is accessible by a stairwell located in the foyer on the east side of the building, or by the elevator in the foyer. There is no outside entrance to the library. 

Library Events

 

January 31

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

John Green Day - MCC Reads Event

Sidney Campus

 

Let's celebrate MCC Reads author John Green with a green-themed event. Enjoy lively readings by MCC English Faculty members Jamie Hansen-Hopkins, Chad Walden, and Greta Skogseth, Vernors green floats, shamrock plants for the spring, and other green surprises. Join us for all things GREEN on Tuesday, January 31, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the library, located on the lower level of the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building on MCC's Sidney Campus. 


February 7

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Sunsets in Sight - MCC Reads Event

Sidney Campus

 

Artist Debbie Bell will share her perspective on sunsets, their appearance in art, and demonstrates techniques to create your own stellar sunsets using watercolors. Creative and one-of-a-kind, Debbie's presentation will inspire your inner artist and appreciation for one of nature's loveliest occurrences. Join us for this presentation on Tuesday, February 7, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the library, located in the lower level of the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building on MCC's Sidney campus. 


March 13

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Scratch n' Sniff Memories - MCC Reads Event

Sidney Campus

 

MCC Biology instructor, Michelle Gibson, and MCC Library Director, Katie Arwood, explore the biology of smell during their Scratch n' Sniff presentation on Monday, March 13, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the library, located in the lower level of the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building on MCC's Sidney campus. Let’s look at the olfactory organs, and how scents and our perceptions of smell tickle not only our noses but our memories too.


March 14

6 - 7 p.m.

UFOs Over Michigan - MCC Reads Event

Sidney Campus

 

Did you know that Michigan has some of the biggest UFO cases on record? The 1966 sightings over Southeast Michigan and 1994 sighting over Grand Rapids each had hundreds of eyewitnesses to them, including law enforcement and radar returns. Find out more about these incredible events as well as several other unusual and well-documented UFO sightings from the Great Lakes State. The program, taking place on Tuesday, March 14 from 6 to 7 p.m. in rooms D303-305 located in the Beatrice E. Doser Building on MCC's Sidney Campus, will be presented by Bill Konkolesky, State Director for the Michigan Chapter of the Mutual UFO Network since 2004. Konkolesky has also served as a consultant to the History Channel's "Hangar 1" and "UFO Hunters," National Geographic Channel's "The Truth Behind," as well as the Science Channel's "Uncovering Aliens" and "Close Encounters." Refreshments will be provided. 


March 21

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

The Philosophy of Buddhism: Do Christians & Buddhists have anything in commons? - MCC Reads Event

Sidney Campus

 

In recognition of World Harmony Day, Lance Miller, Ph.D., will explore several general Buddhist concepts, then point to some commonalities and differences between Buddha & Jesus in this engaging talk with perspectives from philosophy, religion, and history. Join us for this presentation on Tuesday, March 21, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the library, located in the lower level of the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building on MCC's Sidney Campus. 


The MCC Library offers a wide variety of resources for research, as well as on-site computer access and quiet study rooms.

Montcalm Community College’s NetLibrary meets the challenge as the most versatile eContent provider for libraries and publishers today.

Check out this month's new arrivals at the MCC Library.

Users may enjoy the library's Rooted in Reading, Poem in Your Pocket and Word of the Day programs.

Montcalm Community College Library hosts MCC Reads. The program aims to reach our community of readers, in Montcalm County and at MCC, to inspire, uplift, and enlighten by reading books that touch the hearts and minds our readers, celebrate literature and encourage library use. Information about the spring 2022 book selection will be available soon.

The Montcalm Community College Library and the public libraries of Montcalm County have combined to offer One Book 2021.

Browse the Library playlist on MCC's YouTube channel to watch past literary presentations and book chats.

Crystal the Mastodon was found by an excavator near Crystal, Mich., in 1986. Crystal is on display outside of MCC’s Library through generous support from the MCC Foundation and donor Mort Pomeroy.

Looking for answers to questions about the MCC Library?

CONTACT US
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MCC Library
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989-328-1261
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librarystaff@montcalm.edu