Library fines? Forgiven!

From November 25 – December 12, you may bring in packaged food, cleaning products, baby care items or toiletries to get your fines waived. All items collected will be donated to the Shelter for Battered Women.

Here’s how it works:

_Bring in 3 items for fines between $1.00 and $5.00

_Bring in 4 items for fines between $6.00 and $10.00

_Bring in 6 items for fines $10.00 and above

NOTE: This excludes replacement fees for lost and damaged materials.

All materials must be returned in good condition. Donations are also welcome from those without library fines!

Priority needs include: Cereal, crackers, body lotion, coffee, juice boxes, canned pasta, peanut butter & jelly, pacifiers, towels, bar soap, deodorant, combs, brushes, shampoo/conditioner, shower gel/body wash, toothpaste/toothbrushes, Q-Tips, Ziploc bags, Tupperware, dishes/bowls and automatic dishwasher soap.


Scholarships for Spring 2013!


This information is in the Nov. 20th student newsletter, CPCC Today, but is deadline-sensitive. Please share!

Students who would like to apply for scholarships for the spring semester should visit: and use their CPCC student login. They will see a list of scholarship opportunities. Students may fill out one application form and from the information provided the program will match them with scholarships and prompt them via email to take the next steps (accept award, write essay, thank you note to donor, etc.).

Civil War 150 Exhibition and Streaming of Programs _ November 13 and 19

Cato Campus will be streaming programs related to the Library Services grant-funded program Civil War 150 Exhibition. (The exhibition itself is housed at CPCC Central Campus (LRC Atrium, 2nd floor) and will be available for viewing Nov 5- Nov 25, 2013.)

The November 13 and November 19 events will be streamed at Cato and other campuses from 11:00am-12:30pm.

When: Wednesday, November 13
Where: Cato, 020 – Auditorium (Lower Level)
What: The Art of War: South Meets North
Panel discussion with civil war historians, moderated by Eileen Woodward (CPCC History Instructor)

When: Thursday, November 19
Where: Cato 020-Auditorium (Lower Level)
What: The Role of Blacks in the Civil War
Lecture by Michelle Lanier, Curator of Multicultural Initiatives for North Carolina Historic Sites and Acting Director of the state’s African American Heritage Commission

If you are interested in coming and bringing your students, please let Retha Hall know for planning purposes. Faculty/staff, please check LearnerWeb if you are interested in receiving PD credit for some of the events.