Library News & Events

NEW Library Hours

NEW Library Hours

Please note that Coulter Library's hours have changed for the 2018 Fall Semester.

 

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 9:00pm

Friday: 8:30am - 2:00pm

Saturday: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm

 

Exceptions:

Monday, September 3rd: Closed

Wednesday, November 21st - Saturday, November 24th: Closed

 

Thank you so much for your cooperation and we look forward to this upcoming semester!

 

Global Maker Day Challenges

Global Maker Day Challenges

Join us during the week of October 22 to celebrate Global Maker Day, but completing various maker challenges.

OCC Student Makers Club Meetings

OCC Student Makers Club Meetings

The OCC Student Makers Club meetings for the Fall 2018 semester are scheduled for 10/19, 11/2, 11/16 & 12/7 at 11:15am in C340C. The meetings are open to all current OCC students.

Raspberry Pi Workshop

Raspberry Pi Workshop

Join us on Wednesday, November 7, at 11:15 to learn how to setup a Raspberry Pi. You will get hands-on experience setting up a Raspberry Pi as an operating system and discuss some ways they can be used. Bring your own micro SD card if you would like to save your work. Advanced registration is recommended. Email library@sunyocc.edu or stop by the Makerspace to sign up.

Upcycling Craft: Recycled Book Journals

Upcycling Craft: Recycled Book Journals

Workshop attendees will learn how to up-cycle an old book into a new journal. You can B.Y.O.B (bring your own book) or use one of ours. In this make-your-own-journal workshop, we will be taking apart old books, cutting paper to size, drilling holes and reconstructing materials to create up-cycled journals. We will provide books, materials, and tools - or feel free to bring your own.

Upcycling Craft: Book Page Pumpkins

Upcycling Craft: Book Page Pumpkins

Join us Halloween Day at 11:15 in Makerspace to learn how to make book page pumpkins by up-cycling books. All materials and supplies will be provided.

Learn to Use 3D Printers

Learn to Use 3D Printers

We have three 3D printers for student and staff use in the Library Makerspace. This workshop will explain how 3D printers work and teach you how to use the library printers. It is required that you attend one of these workshops or receive instruction in the makerspace prior to using the printers on your own.
You will learn:
• What 3D printing is
• How to find a 3D model to print
• How to prepare the printer before starting
• How to the use the 3D printing software
• How to remove a print from the printer

Join us Wednesday 10/17 or 12/5 from 11:15 to 12:30 in the library classroom C340C.

Makerspace Open House

Makerspace Open House

You are invited to attend our Makerspace Open House on Wednesday, September 5 from 11am - 1pm. We will provide mini-tours and have some community maker projects you can work on during your visit. We hope to see you there!

OCC Makerspace - Now Open!

OCC Makerspace - Now Open!

The OCC Makerspace opened Monday, August 27, 2018. The mission of the OCC Makerspace is to provide programming and resources to promote learning through exploration and hands-on activities in a community-based inclusive environment.

The Makerspace is located in Coulter Library, Room C141. It will be open Mondays 1pm - 3pm, Wednesdays 11am - 1pm, & Thursdays 4pm - 6pm.

Therapy Dogs!

Therapy Dogs!

Come and ease your finals anxiety by petting some therapy dogs!

When: Monday, May 7th from 11:15-12:15

Where: the Events Room in Coulter Hall